Category Archives: Domino Designer XPages extension library

Mastering XPages is here soon

The upcoming second edition of Mastering XPages is here soon with a release date of the 25:th of April.

Impressive 1200 pages of XPages information. Apart from all the old stuff the authors has added content about mobile, extension library, debugging (my favorite part) and performance.

I will write a follow up with a review as soon as I get my hands of a copy of the book.

Check out what the authors say about the new book

mastering xpages at

You can preorder the book here

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Custom controls and library controls

I read today in a blog post by Niklas Heidloff that IBM has been thinking about of building a converter of custom controls to extension library controls.

I think that isn’t any good idea, why because the installation of extension library is
alot of work today why would you like to have even more controls that needs to be installed into the designer and updated individually?
If this should become a good idea, then we need a new way of updating all these controls like the updater in Chrome or Firefox.
And the updater can have several update sites so you can have one on your local domino server for your own controls and one on