Calendar Applications

Chapter Overview

This chapter will cover the nuts and bolts of a calendar application. The Lotus Notes calendar is perhaps one of the most popular and easy to use components of Notes. It's a great collaborative tool that's simple to develop.

Calendars can be used for many different purposes. Some of the more popular uses include

  • Vacation planner
  • Conference room reservations
  • Equipment reservations
  • Shared business or department calendar
  • Resource or event planner

By the end of the chapter you will have learned

  • The elements of a calendar
  • The elements of a recurring event
  • How to create a calendar application
  • How to manage simple recurring events
  • How to manage complex recurring events
  • How to create a custom dialog box
  • How to create and use layout regions

This chapter includes step-by-step instructions for building two distinctly different calendar applications. The first project illustrates how to create a simple recurring event calendar. The second illustrates an alternative design approach that permits complex repeating calendar events.


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

Security

Application Deployment and Maintenance

Troubleshooting

Appendix A. Online Project Files and Sample Applications

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

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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
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Pages: 293
Authors: Mark Elliott
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