IBM Lotus Domino 8 Designer
Developing IBM Lotus Domino 8 Applications: Intermediate Skills


You will use IBM® Lotus® Domino Designer® 8 to develop multi-database applications.


Students taking this course should have experience using the IBM® Lotus Notes® client to access applications and possess the equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience developing Lotus Domino 6, 7, or 8 applications. Students should have completed the Fundamentals of Lotus Domino 8 Application Development or Developing Lotus Domino 6/6.5 Applications: Foundation Skills course.

What should you be familiar with?

The target audience for this course is application developers who have experience creating or modifying single database applications with Lotus Domino Designer 6, 7, or 8.

Session Length

3 Days, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

Working with Strings, Lists, and Loops
Writing Formulas to Manipulate Text Values
Working with Lists
Creating Iterative Formulas

Writing Formulas to Interact with the User
Using the @Prompt Function
Working with the @DialogBox Function
Using Layout Regions

Advanced View Design
Using a Background Image in a View
Hiding a View Column
Modifying View Elements
Working with Embedded Elements

Adding Navigational Elements Using Links and Imagemaps
Linking to Other Documents and Pages
Creating Imagemaps

Working with Outlines
Creating an Outline
Adding Outline Entries
Modifying Outline Entries
Embedding an Outline

Creating a Frameset
Adding a Frameset to an Application
Adding Content to a Frame
Launching an Application Frameset
Adjusting Framesets
Accessing Data in IBM® Lotus® Domino® Databases
Accessing Data from a View
Using @PickList
Working with Profile Documents

Accessing Non-Domino Data
Introducing Microsoft Open Database Connectivity
Using @Db Functions to Access an ODBC Data Source

Mapping Data Between IBM® Lotus® Domino® and Relational Databases
Introducing IBM® Lotus® Domino® Enterprise Connection Services
Working with DECS
Using Data Connection Resources

Adding Workflow to IBM® Lotus® Domino® Applications
Defining Workflow
Routing Workflow Objects in IBM® Lotus® Domino®
Designing Workflow
Notifying Users
Routing Entire Documents
Sending the Current Document
Tracking Documents

Securing IBM® Lotus® Domino® Application Data
Limiting Who Can Read and Edit Sections
Signing Documents and Mail
Encrypting Domino Data
Creating and Distributing Secret Keys
Encrypting Fields

Performance-based objectives
  • Use formula language to inspect and manipulate text values and lists, and use iterative statement functions.
  • Implement functions that interact with users through different types of dialog boxes using the @Prompt and @DialogBox functions.
  • Implement advanced view design features to enhance how Lotus Notes displays documents.
  • Examine and use several IBM® Lotus® Domino® design elements as navigation structures, including links and imagemaps.
  • Create and embed an outline.
  • Work with framesets and frames.
  • Access data in Lotus® Domino® databases by using formula language and profile documents.
  • Use the formula language to access data sources using the Microsoft® Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) interface.
  • Examine Domino Enterprise Connection Services (DECS) and implement real-time data mapping between a Domino® application and a relational database.
  • Implement workflow in Lotus Domino applications.
  • Secure Lotus Domino application data by controlling access and encrypting data.

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