In September 2010, IBM removed the Sandbox from developerWorks Lotus. With that removal, they also broke countless forum responses that link to specific Sandbox files, as well as links from countless blogs and web sites all over the world.
There are two ways to fix this. Either put the ...
The biggest thing I miss with the new Eclipse help for Domino Designer is the presence of a detailed index that includes all the classes, methods, properties etc that are contained in the various languages. I keep using the original NSF help because of this one feature. Being able to ...
Reward people for posting answers to forum questions in a manner similar to (or integrated with) the developerWorks Autho Achievement Recognition Program.
Even better, users could vote on forum answers, helping readers when there are multiple answers, and authors getting a certain number of votes get recognition for ...
The problem is this could be a tome, but maybe it will be done in 8 parts.
4) Quickr D/J
edited after Bens comments to include:
Start with the obvious issues, move to more extensive ...
Produce an Advanced XPages course that covers:
Deep dive on XPage architecture
Credit goes to Len Berg, who asked me to post this for him.
A succinct group of illustrated chapters covering
basic administration for new Domino admins.
How Domino works:
Answers posted in the forums can be great candidates for wiki articles. Make it easy to
create wiki articles from answered forum posts. For example, provide a button in the forum post that
opens a new wiki article in the corresponding wiki.
Of late I have found that the number of technical articles and tutorials in the developerWorks Lotus zone written by IBM employees far outweighs the number written by non-IBM authors. While I appreciate the insights and detail that is offered by the people who developed the products, I often find ...
When someone posts a question in the forum, search the corresponding product wikis for related articles that might answer it. Suggest links right as the forum post is created.
Part of the value of a redbook has always been the organization and flow of the material. The team writing the redbook would know the content they needed to produce and would provide an organization structure for how they would proceed through the material.
If there's a Lotus Domino ...
Authors of wiki articles can overlook comments, especially if they aren't made at the time the articles are posted. I'd like wiki authors to be able to sign up to receive email notifications when comments are made to their articles.
It would also be nice if I could see all of my posts across the different forums & community, etc.
How many times did you need those for a presentation, training, documentation, ... ? And how many times did you find it in high quality via Google? Right ! Time for some official stuff especially with the load of existing and new IBM/Lotus branded products.
A quick glace through wiki pages containing example code (example) proves a systemic usability problem.
The wikis should recognize code (through a code tag? through any <pre> tag where the contents start with a less-than character?) and automatically convert/highlight the code.
Syntax highlighters are usually done via ...
It would be great to have the ability to be able to establish a personal connection (albeit virtual) with others within the Lotus Community in a more personal and private fashion - that is, of course, mutual on both sides. At the moment our connections seem to be established by ...
IBM Lotus Notes Help/Lotus Domino Administrator Help/Lotus Domino Designer Help - it would be nice if next to each topic in Help there is a "Show Me" button that would show a video clip of how to do this and/or it would take the user to screen shots that shows ...