An Introduction to Formula Language

Chapter Overview

This chapter will introduce you to the Lotus Formula Language. There are many books on the market that teach syntax and how to program. However, this chapter is intended to be a general introduction to facilitate learning and to help you understand the projects provided in this book. Additional information can be found in the Domino Designer help database that is included with the Designer software.

By the end of the chapter you will have learned

  • What Formula Language is
  • What @Functions are
  • What @Commands are
  • The basic syntax structure
  • How to assign values to variables
  • How to construct multi-line formulas
  • How to use formulas to calculate a field value
  • Frequently used @Functions
  • Frequently used @Commands

An Introduction to the Lotus Domino Tool Suite

Getting Started with Designer

Navigating the Domino Designer Workspace

Domino Design Elements

An Introduction to Formula Language

An Introduction to LotusScript

Fundamentals of a Notes Application

Calendar Applications

Collaborative Applications

Reference Library Applications

Workflow Applications

Web Applications

Design Enhancements Using LotusScript

Design Enhancements Using Formula Language

View Enhancements

Sample Agents

Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases

Data Management


Application Deployment and Maintenance


Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications

Appendix B. IBM® Lotus® Notes® and Domino®Whats Next?

Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox(c) Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
Lotus Notes Developers Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment
ISBN: 0132214482
EAN: 2147483647
Year: N/A
Pages: 293
Authors: Mark Elliott © 2008-2020.
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