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
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
Reference Library Applications
Design Enhancements Using LotusScript
Design Enhancements Using Formula Language
Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases
Application Deployment and Maintenance
Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications
Appendix B. IBM® Lotus® Notes® and Domino®Whats Next?