Welcome to IBM Lotus Notes and Domino, the de facto standard for collaborative applications. The Lotus family encompasses many products; this chapter provides an introduction to Lotus tool suite. Although the majority of this publication is focused on the Domino Designer client to develop Lotus Notes and Domino applications, it's important to have a general understanding of each product and how they integrate together.
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?