Monthly Archives: April 2013

Are you using my utilities ?

I have released a stability fix for my utility Client Killer now version 3.1 to help you kill the Notes Client if it hangs. You can also clean the log files after you have killed it, I have seen jvm dumps of 2GB in the log folders. If you’re not downloaded it yet get it here –> Client Killer

My other tools designer memory or it should be names Client memory helps you to configure the memory parameters of eclipse in the client. Did you know that the memory configuration is cleared if you install a fixpack? But if you have my tool in autostart it will fix this automatically. Check the Extras folder for the preconfigured icons.  Get Designer memory utility here —> Designer memory

If you have a improvement suggestions or an idea for a new utility, add a comment or send it to me thru contact.

Designer quick tip: Find the design element fast

I often have quite large databases at customers and in the QNova development phases with lots of design elements. You look at a button and find that and agent is used or a function is called in a script library, you switch to the agents view and starts to look inside the view for the agent by scrolling down.

But there is a better and faster way to find what you are looking for, Designer filter.

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The filter is in all design element views so it’s not a XPage only feature.

The great thing about this is that it’s lightning fast and you could write parts of name and it doesn’t need to be in the beginning of the name.

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A great feature that needs to have some light on it. It’ helps me be more productive everyday!

What are the visitor looking for?

I was doing some reading on google analytics about some stats on my site. The number one search keyword on my site from google is ????

XPages, no

Domino Designer, no

it’s NSD.exe, yes you read this right. with 70% of the search hits is against an article I wrote in 2011 about NSD and cpu usage, the second most searched article is my setup instruction of a mercurial source control server

If I check my articles for 2013 the number one top article is the release of Klient killer 3.0 and the second one is the release of the new version of Designer memory configurator

If I drill down to article of the month in Mars it’s the designer database compare quick tip post followed by Document Locking in Xpages

So the conclusion is that my readers have problem with the client and want a faster client & designer.

The great thing is that Notes 9 is already here and it’s very fast and even faster with my client memory tool.

The shift of Mobile and Browsers

Interesting day, 4:th of April 2013. 

Google breaks with Webkit and starts a competitor rendering engine Blink and the main reason is that they don’t want to be controlled by Apple what goes into the engine or not. Opera also annouced they will start using this engine. I think this started when Apple did throw out Google from IOS 6, now they throw out Apple from a free ride to browser rendering.

Checkout the developer Q&A

Another big news today was the that Firefox and Samsung is developing their own nextgen rendering engine Servo. Samsung announced earlier that they are going to switch focus from Android to their own smartphone OS Bada, I think that will be difficult for Samsung, look at HP and Web OS.

Facebook also announced an Android facebook takeover application that will take over your phone with Home. It will replace homescreen, dialer and messaging app in your android phone with Facebook Home.

Start using the New SSJS Debugger in Designer 9

My first show is on Notes in 9 check it out.

SSJS Debugger Demo in Notes in 9

Check out my two post last year regarding a SSJS Debugger  –> Link

Conditional breakpoints was one of the suggestions that was voted up as a function in the debugger and we get that. I don’t know if someone at IBM did read this and the feature is there because of the post but I like to think so 😉

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If you have any great tip regarding debugging in Designer 9 please feel free to comment.