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Lotusphere 2011 Show and Tell session about extending Notes, iNotes, Symphony with Widgets, plug-ins and APis.

Lotusphere 2011 Show and Tell session about extending Notes, iNotes, Symphony with Widgets, plug-ins and APis.
With Jamie Liu.

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  • SHOW 108 Extending IBMLotus Notes, iNotes,Symphony, and Sametimewith widgets, policies,plug-ins, and APIsJamie Liu | Software Engineer | IBMMary Beth Raven | Product Designer | IBM © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Agenda●Overview of where and how well extend the various clients●Administrators perspective on extending the client ─Marie-the-admin wants to SECURELY deploy the right extensions to the right people●Developers perspective on extending the clients ─Kathy-the-developer wants to develop useful panel and toolbar extensions●End-users perspective on using the extensions ─Philippe the end user just wants to get more work done, faster © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Overview of how Marie Will Help Others toExtend their Reach1. For Lotus Notes 1. Set desktop policies to deploy the sidebar 2. Set desktop policies to deploy widgets and Live Text 3. Set policies to hide a sidebar panel (by default or locked) 4. Deploy a widget catalog2. For Lotus iNotes 1. Set policies to deploy widgets 2. Add specific widgets by editing inotes_config.xml3. For Symphony (and possibly Sametime Connect in the future) 1. Use Eclipse preferences (plugin-customization.ini) to deploy the sidebar
  • Overview of How Kathy will Extend Her Reach1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Overview of How Philippe Will Extend His Reach1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Overview of where well extend the clients IBM(R) IBM Lotus IBM Lotus Sametime (R) Connect Lotus(R) iNotes(R) Symphony TM Notes(R) Sidebar YES YES YES Panels Menus YES YES Might be coming and/or Toolbar New Tab or YES YES YES Might be coming Window Search YES YES Live Text YES Might be Might be coming Might be coming coming © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Overview of how well extend the clients Notes iNotes Symphony Sametime Connect Widgets YES YES YES Might be coming Domino YES policies Eclipse Preferences YES YES Might be coming using Plugin- Customization.ini plug-ins YES YES YES APIs YES © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Where Notes can be extended Add menus and/or Add Search Scopes toolbars Add Sidebar panels See and act on Live Text © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Where Lotus iNotes can be extended Clicking a widget name opens the widget in a new tab Widgets section in the navigator © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Where Symphony can be extended Add menus and/or toolbars Add Sidebar panels © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Where Sametime can be extendedAdd menus and/or toolbars Add Panels © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Agenda●Overview of where the various clients can be extended●Administrators perspective on extending the clients ─Marie-the-admin wants to SECURELY deploy the right extensions to the right people●Developers perspective on extending the clients ─Kathy-the-developer wants to develop useful panel and toolbar extensions●End-users perspective on using the extensions ─Philippe the end user just wants to get more work done, faster © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Marie Will Help Others to Securely and Safely Extendtheir Reach1. For Lotus Notes 1. Set desktop policies to deploy the sidebar 2. Set desktop policies to deploy widgets and Live Text 3. Set policies to hide a sidebar panel (by default or locked) 4. Deploy a widget catalog2. For Lotus iNotes 1. Set policies to deploy widgets 2. Add specific widgets by editing inotes_Config.xml3. For Symphony (and possibly Sametime Connect in the future) 1. Use Eclipse preferences (plugin-customization.ini) to deploy the sidebar
  • Marie Needs the Following to Extend the Reach ofOthers● For Notes ─ Lotus Notes 8.5.1 or 8.5.2 ─ Internet access so she can get to the public widget catalog catalog.lotus.com (on IP address 192.147.107.26) ─ Domino Server; Admin client version 8.5, 8.5.1, or 8.5.2, or just pubnames.nsf for setting polices ─ A working knowledge of how to set up and deploy Domino policies● For iNotes ─ Internet access so she can get to the public widget catalog catalog.lotus.com (on IP address 192.147.107.26) ─ Domino Server; Admin client version 8.5, 8.5.1, or 8.5.2, or just pubnames.nsf for setting polices ─ A working knowledge of xml● For Symphony (and possibly Sametime in the future) ─ They Symphony install kit ─ A working knowledge of Eclipse preferences and plugin- Customization.ini
  • Marie 1.1 Set Desktop Policies to Deploy theSidebar (9 Steps)● Marie can control whether Philippe sees the Sidebar ● Open the Domino Directory (Pubnames.nsf) ● Create a new policy by clicking the Add Policy Action bar button Click Add Policy
  • Marie: 1.1 Set Desktop Policies to Deploy theSidebar1. Fill in the fields as appropriate2. Locate the Desktop policies3. Click New Click New
  • Marie: 1.1 Set Desktop Policies to Deploy theSidebar6. Click the Preferences tab7. Click the Window Management tab8. In the “Display sidebar” dropdown, choose Yes (this is the default so to give users the sidebar, you really do not have to do anything)9. Click Save & Close Click Preferences Click Window Management Choose to display the sidebar (This is the default)
  • Marie: 1.2 Set Desktop Policies to DeployWidgets and Live Text (8 steps)● Marie can control many things in the widgets sidebar or toolbar and catalog by using Domino Policy1. You should be on the New Policy page (after saving and closing the sidebar setting) Click New2. Click New for Desktop policy again to set widget policies3. Click the Widgets tab Click Widgets
  • Marie: 1.2 Set Desktop Policies to DeployWidgets and Live Text4. Complete the pertinent fields Public server is catalog.lotus.com (192.147.107.26) Default catalog name is toolbox.nsf; change to Noteswidgets.nsf
  • Marie: 1.2 Set Desktop Policies to Deploy Widgetsand Live Text Widget Categories to install refers to the categories from the widget catalog. Widgets in these categories automatically get installed on Philippe’s computer You have to type in these categories by hand in the policy, separated with a comma
  • Marie: 1.2 Set Desktop Policies to Deploy Widgets This will be checked on If you turn on “Show the My Widgets panel…” in this policy, then Philippe sees the My Widgets sidebar panel and toolbar automatically
  • Marie: 1.2 Set Desktop Policies to DeployWidgets and Live Text Ensure that Live Text is enabled Set other pertinent policies
  • Marie: 1.3 Set policies to hide a sidebar panel● You hide any of the “in the box” panels using policy● Go to the Preferences tab – Window Management Choose yes or no
  • Marie: 1.4 Deploy a Widget Catalog:Overview of Steps1. Get the template, put it on a server (Create a new Catalog application from the Widgetcatalog template, and put the new application on the server)2. Set Access control3. Create Categories4. Enable the Sweeper agent5. Verify that the low-priority replication schedule is working
  • Marie: 1.4.1 Deploy a Widget Catalog: Get the Template● Obtain the Widget Catalog template (TOOLBOX.NTF). The template is installed with the IBM® Lotus® Domino® server.● Create the catalog, for example named MyNotesWidgets.nsf, using the supplied TOOLBOX.NTF template
  • Marie: 1.4.2 Deploy a Widget Catalog: Set ACLs● Give Admins/power users read and write access to the catalog.● Give admins the [Admins] role● Give Admins/power users one of the following access rights to the catalog: Read and ● Manager write access ● Designer Add access ● Editor rights● End users need reader access if they will not be adding to the catalog Admin role
  • Marie: 1.4.3 Deploy a Widget Catalog:Create Categories● To create user-defined categories, go to the All Widgets view and click “Add Widget to Catalog” Click Add Widget to Catalog All Widgets View
  • Marie: 1.4.3 Deploy a Widget Catalog:Create Categories● Locate the Category field and click to enter categoriesType in yourcategories orclick to launchthe keyworddialog Or type in keywords here
  • Marie: 1.4.4 Deploy a Widget Catalog: EnableToolsweeper Agent● Deploying the agent is optional● This agent ensures that Widget documents are properly created and populated; if a problem is found the offending document is removed from the user views, is placed in the Administration/Document Queue, and an e- mail is sent to the document author informing him of the problem● From the widget catalog, go to View - Agents
  • Marie: 1.4.4 Deploy a Widget Catalog: EnableToolsweeper Agent● Select the agent● Click Enable Click Enable If you are looking at the public catalog on the turtleweb site, it is not there. You have to be using your own Widget catalog on your own server.
  • Marie: 1.4.5 Deploy a Widget Catalog:Local ReplicaA local copy of the catalog will be created on the users client system and periodically updated based on a 24 hour (default) replication schedule. IMPORTANT! The catalog does not follow your replication schedule, it replicates once every 24 hours.
  • Marie Will Help Others to Securely and Safely Extendtheir Reach1. For Lotus Notes 1. Set desktop policies to deploy the sidebar 2. Set desktop policies to deploy widgets and Live Text 3. Set policies to hide a sidebar panel (by default or locked) 4. Deploy a widget catalog2. For Lotus iNotes 1. Set policies to deploy widgets 2. Add specific widgets by editing inotes_Config.xml3. For Symphony (and possibly Sametime Connect in the future) 1. Use Eclipse preferences (plugin-customization.ini) to deploy the sidebar
  • Marie 2.1: Set policies to deploy widgets iniNotes (11 steps)● Marie can control whether Philippe sees widgets in his iNotes navigator 1. Open the Domino Directory (Pubnames.nsf) 2. Create a new policy by clicking the Add Policy Action bar button Click Add Policy
  • Marie 2.1: Set policies to deploy widgets iniNotes3. Fill in the fields as appropriate4. Locate the Mail policies5. Click New Find the Mail choice, Click New
  • Marie 2.1: Set policies to deploy widgets iniNotes6. Youll see the Mail Settings – Basics tab7. Click the Lotus iNotes tab Click the Lotus iNotes tab
  • Marie 2.1: Set policies to deploy widgets iniNotes8. Then click the Configuration tab and scroll down until you see the Widget Settings Scroll down!
  • Marie 2.1: Set policies to deploy widgets iniNotes9. Enable the widgets folder in the Mail outline10. Allow users to create widgets from XML11. Save it Click to enable both
  • Marie 2.2: Add specific widgets by editingiNotes_Config.xmlDomino ships with a template inotes_config.xml.template1.Locate and open inotes_config.xml.template and Save it as inotes_config.xml2.Edit inotes_config.xml to add the widgets that you want your users to see
  • Marie 2.2: Add specific widgets by editingiNotes_Config.xmlNavigate to inotes_config.xml.template and rename it to inotes_config.xml Navigate to your <domino install>/data/domino/html/ directory and rename the “inotes_config.xml.template” file to “inotes_config.xml” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Marie 2.2: Add specific widgets by editingiNotes_Config.xmlIn the inotes_config.xml file, you can specify: 1. The name of the widgets 2. A comma-separated list of catalog, which must be located categories in the catalog that contain in the <domino install>/data/ widgets available to the user to directory of the server. browse. 3. The XML for any widgets that you want to push down to users. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Marie 2.2: Add specific widgets by editingiNotes_Config.xml When you go to iNotes and expand the Widgets node in the navigator, you will see the widgets that were pushed down to the end user (#3 in the previous slide). If you right-click on the Widgets node, you can select “Browse Widgets Catalog” which will open up a dialog of available widgets. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Marie Will Help Others to Securely and SafelyExtend their Reach1. For Lotus Notes 1. Set desktop policies to deploy the sidebar 2. Set desktop policies to deploy widgets and Live Text 3. Set policies to hide a sidebar panel (by default or locked) 4. Deploy a widget catalog2. For Lotus iNotes 1. Set policies to deploy widgets 2. Add specific widgets by editing inotes_Config.xml3. For Symphony (and possibly Sametime Connect in the future) 1. Use Eclipse preferences (plugin-customization.ini) to deploy the sidebar
  • Marie 3: Use Eclipse preferences to deploy theSymphony Sidebar● Domino Polices are fine – unless you dont have a Domino server● You can use the Domino policies OR Eclipse preferences to ─ Set the catalog server ─ Set the catalog name ─ Specify whether the My widgets panel appears ─ And more...basically everything you can do with the Domino policy (although not everything applies when Domino is not in the picture) ─ If you use Eclipse preferences with Notes – The Domino policy overrides the preference – End-user preference settings override the Eclipse preference
  • Marie 3: Use Eclipse preferences to deploy theSymphony Sidebar● Overview of Steps ─ Locate and edit Plugin-customization.ini in the install kit ─ Save Plugin-customization.ini back to the install kit ─ Deploy the install kit
  • Marie 3: Use Eclipse preferences to deploy theSymphony Sidebar (1 of 3)● Locate plugin_customization.ini: in the install kit; its in the deploy subdirectory For our purposes today, you can locate and edit the plugin-customization.ini of the installed program: <install_dir>frameworkrcpplugin_customi zation.ini
  • Marie 3: Use Eclipse preferences to deploy theSymphony Sidebar (2 of 3)● Edit the plugin-customization.ini file Set the catalog server and name Specify the Specify whether the “my categories to Widgets” sidebar panel is install visible by default, and whether Philippe can install from the catalog
  • Marie 3: Use Eclipse preferences to deploy theSymphony Sidebar (3 of 3)● Save the file and deploy Symphony● There are other parameters you can set in plugin-customization.ini regarding widgets. For more information see this help topic● http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/domhelp/v8r0/index.jsp? topic=/com.ibm.help.domino.admin85.doc/H_SETTING_CATALOG_PREFERE NCES_USING_A_CUSTOMIZATION_FILE_OVER.html● And this article:● http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/dominowiki.nsf/dx/widgets-policies-and-roll-out- best-practices
  • Questions about Maries Admin Experience?1. For Lotus Notes 1. Set desktop policies to deploy the sidebar 2. Set desktop policies to deploy widgets and Live Text 3. Set policies to hide a sidebar panel (by default or locked) 4. Deploy a widget catalog2. For Lotus iNotes 1. Set policies to deploy widgets 2. Add specific widgets by editing inotes_Config.xml3. For Symphony (and possibly Sametime Connect in the future) 1. Use Eclipse preferences (plugin-customization.ini) to deploy the sidebar
  • Agenda●Overview of where the various clients can be extended●Administrators perspective on extending the clients ─Marie-the-admin wants to SECURELY deploy the right extensions to the right people●Developers perspective on extending the clients ─Kathy-the-developer wants to develop useful panel and toolbar extensions●End-users perspective on using the extensions ─Philippe the end user just wants to get more work done, faster © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)1 In this exercise, Kathy is going to build a “Gas price by zip code” widget, assign a static zip code, and add it to the catalog for Philippe to install.2 From the My Widgets Sidebar Panel menu, choose Configure Component from – Google Gadget. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)3 Take the defaults: Browse the Google Gadget directory4 Click Finish © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)5 The embedded browser opens to the Google Gadget Catalog6 Search for “local gas prices in the US” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)7 Scroll down and click to open the GasBuddy Local Gas Prices in the US gadget © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)8 Click the toolbox icon to “Configure a Widget from Current Context” Click the toolbox icon © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)9 Take the default to configure a Google Gadget © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps) 10 Agree to the Google terms of service © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)11 Name the component “Gas Prices for Orlando”12 Choose to display as a Sidebar panel © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)13 Click the Advanced tab. Uncheck Required checkbox for the first field “Enter up to four” Enter the zip code, 32830 Select a default fuel type (ie. Regular) Click Next © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)14 Read the info. Make sure you test!15 Click Finish © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps) 16 A thumbnail of the gas prices component appears in the My widgets sidebar. 17 Watch carefully! Because then in a minute, the actual gas prices sidebar panel appears and makes the My Widgets panel collapse Watch for the thumbnail © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)18 The gas prices sidebar panel appears19 Note that Kathy hardcoded the zipcode for Orlando, FL. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps)20 Open the My Widgets Panel21 Locate the Gas prices thumbnail22 Right-click and choose “Publish to Catalog” Click “Publish to Catalog” to publish it to the catalog that is listed in your preferences. WAIT! DO NOT REALLY DO IT! Unless we want lots of gas prices widgets in the turtleweb catalog! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 1. Add “Gas Price by Zip Code” to Catalog(22 steps) Here is a gas prices widget in the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer so that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)Kathys goal: Create a “zip code” recognizer so that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)1 Return to the Gas Prices Google Gadget and click the Toolbox Icon to launch the wizard2 Choose Google Gadget again3 Accept the terms of agreement again © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)4 Give it a new name When you choose to wire it5 Choose to wire it as an action as an action, you see a message in red text, so6 Click the advanced tab that you know to click on Advanced © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)7 The “Address” recognizer is shipped with Notes. Choose address as the recognized content (Ensure that the policy is enabled for “Enable default recognizers) Choose Sidebar Panel8 Wire address.zip to Zip codes or City, State9 Choose SidebarRecognized content isthe default; chooseAddessChoose address.zipas the contentproperty to wire up to“Zip codes orcity,state” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)10 Read the summary and test it11 Click Finish © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)12 Ensure the new component was saved (Find the thumbnail of your new Zip code component) © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 2. Create a Zip Code Recognizer (14Steps)13 Open a document that has one or more zip codes in it14 Click the zip code to see your new action and click it The zip code is fed into the gadget and the gas prices for that zip code appear in a sidebar panel © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 1. Open the embedded web browser © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 2. In the browsers address bar, enter the URL for Wikipedia in whichever language you prefer. We will use the default English version at http://www.wikipedia.org 3. Click the “Configure a Widget from Current Context” button in the Widgets toolbar © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 4. Select the second option, “From a form on this web page” and click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 5. Select the only form option, Form 1. 6. Make sure the text field highlighted in green correctly corresponds to the search field. 7. Click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 8. Select the “Wire as an action” radio button. 9. Verify that the widget setting in the dropdown corresponds to the search field. 10. Click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the Sidebar (18 Steps)11. Select the “Other content”radio button.12. Keep the default content 14. Finally, set thetype, “Text Selection.” action to open up the result in a Sidebar Panel and click Next.13. Keep the default content typeproperty and widget property. Weare binding the contents of thetext selection to the search fieldin our Wikipedia widget. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 15. Click Finish... 16. ...and see the new Wikipedia widget get added to the My Widgets panel. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 17. Select text in any Notes document and right-click to bring up the context menu. Notice the new Wikipedia action item near the bottom. Select it. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 3. Add a Wikipedia text selection widget tothe Sidebar (18 Steps) 18. The Wikipedia article opens in a new Sidebar Panel and loads the results of searching for the selected text. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 1. Open the embedded 2. In the address bar, enter the URL for web browser your fedex.com locale. For the US, it is http://www.fedex.com/us/ 3. Click the Configure a Widget from Current Context button in the Widgets toolbar © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 4. Select the second radio button, From a form on this web page. Click Next. 5. Find the form that highlights in green the text field that corresponds to Track Shipments. In our case, it is Form 2. Click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 6. Select first radio button, Wire as an action. Make sure the dropdown that appears to the right displays the correct field we want, tracknumbers. Click Next. 7. We now want to create a new recognizer to detect FedEx tracking numbers. Click New Recognizer. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 8. Enter a Recognizer name. We need to create a new content type that our recognizer looks for. Select New Type. 9. Enter a Content Type name and click OK. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 10. See the Content Type field is populated with our new content type, FedEx Tracking Number 11. Enter a regular expression that defines a FedEx tracking number. If you are unfamiliar with regular expressions, there are plenty of online resources that can help. Known FedEx tracking numbers are 12, 15, or 20-digit numbers. The regex for that is: b(d{12}|d{15}|d{20})b 12. Click OK to continue. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking Number Recognizer and Action (21 Steps)13. See that the new FedEx 15. Select open in Sidebarrecognizer is selected Panel14. We are correctly bindingthe FedEx tracking numbercontent to our FedEx widgetstracknumbers field 16. Click Next to continue © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps)17. Remember to test beforepublishing. Click Finish tocreate the Widget. 18. The new FedEx widget is added to our My Widgets panel and is selected. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 19. Now, in any Notes document, you will see a dotted underline for any FedEx tracking number, which shows that it is now recognized content. When you hover over the FedEx number, an icon appears at the right that says “Click for Live Text Actions” when you hover over it. 20. When you click that icon, a menu appears with the action we just created at the top. Select that action. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 4. Add a FedEx Tracking NumberRecognizer and Action (21 Steps) 21. A new sidebar panel is created and loaded with the status of your FedEx package! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5. Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopmentWhy do plug-in development?● Create a truly custom application● Integrate with the rich features of the Eclipse framework More apps available on http://www.openntf.org... © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5. Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopmentIn this exercise, Kathy will be: 1 Setting up Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Adding an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Adding a toolbar action to show the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically closing the entire Sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editorsNote: You should already have an Eclipse IDE installed. If not, please install one at http://www.eclipse.org © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)To get set up, Kathy needs to do the following: 1 Launch your Eclipse IDE (the screenshots will show version 3.5, but feel free to use any version starting with 3.2.2) 2 Set the target platform to point to Notes 3 Add the Notes JRE 4 Create a runtime configuration in the Run/Debug dialog 5 Launch Notes from Eclipse! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 1. Launch your Eclipse IDE and set the Target Platform and JRE by going to Window > Preferences 2. Select Target Platform in the tree control on the left, under the Plug-in Development node 3. Click Add... to add a new target platform location. 4. Click OK © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 5. Keep the default option to start with an empty target definition and click Next © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 6. Select Directory and click Next. 7. In the Location control, type or browse to <notes install>frameworkrcpeclipse directory and click Next. By default, it should be “C:Program FilesIBMLotusNotesframeworkeclip se” directory. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 8. Set the Name of this target definition (ie. “Notes”) and note that the new target location has been added. 9. Click Add... to add another location to the target definition. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 10. In the Location control, type or browse to the <notes install>frameworksharedeclipse directory and click Next. 11. Preview the contents and click Finish. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 12. See the two target locations and click Finish. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)13. Select the new targetdefinition. 14. Click OK. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)15. Copy the includedrcp.security.properties file (located in theprovided show108.zip file) into thecom.ibm.rcp.base_XXX directory © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)Next, Kathy is going to create a runtime configuration in the Run/Debug dialog and set it to use the Notes JRE16. Go to Run > Run... to bring up the Run dialog (the 17. We are launching an Eclipse Application, so right-UI is the same if you go to Run > Debug...) click on Eclipse Application at the top and select New. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)Next, Kathy is going to create a runtime configuration in the Run/Debug dialog and set it to use the Notes JRE 18. Select “Run a product” and choose the “com.ibm.notes.branding. notes” option in the dropdown. 19. Select the “Installed JREs...” button to add the Notes JRE. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 20. Click Add... to add a new JRE. 21. Browse or type to the path at <notes install>jvm (ie. C:Program FilesIBMLotusNotesjvm). Notice the list of JRE system libraries get populated in the area below. Click OK. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 22. Select the new notes JRE we just added and click OK. 23. Select the new notes JRE in the Runtime JRE of the Run/Debug dialog. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 24. Select the Arguments tab and enter the following Program arguments: -personality com.ibm.rcp.platform.personality -product com.ibm.notes.branding.notes -debug -console © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)The VM Args can be retrieved as follows: 25. Launch Notes from the desktop and go to Help – About IBM Lotus Notes 26. Click Configuration Details © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 27. Click Copy to Clipboard and paste the text in a simple text editor (ie. Wordpad) © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps) 28. From the top, search for “eclipse.vmargs” and copy everything after the “=” (ie. “- Djava.security.policy=...”) all the way to the line ending with “launcher.jar” into a new temp text file. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development - Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)29. From those contents, you may need to modify the argument,-Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.XULRunnerPath by replacing theforward slashes with backslashes - Xss384k 30. If exists, remove the value for -Djava.library.path © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development -Setting up Eclipse to launch Notes (33 Steps)31. Copy the contents of the temp file to the VMarguments field in the Run/Debug Configurationdialog. 32. Also, add the Vmarg “-Xss384k” 33. We are now ready to launch Notes from Eclipse – click Run/Debug! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)Now that Kathy can launch Notes from the Eclipse IDE, she is ready to do some plug-in development. At the end of this activity, you will have a new web-based panel called “DocLink History” in your Sidebar. This panel is purely web-based, and can interact with Eclipses selection and actions service! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)First, lets import the sample plugins provided in the Show108 zip file. 2. Click Browse, and go to the directory where you unzipped the show108.zip file. 1. Select File – Import and under General, select “Existing Projects into Workspace.” Click Next. 3. Select all the projects and click Finish. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps) 4. Expand the project com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108 in the Package Explorer view and Open HistoryView.java HistoryView extends the abstract class org.eclipse.ui.part.ViewPart. When extending that class, you only need to fill in two methods: ● createPartControl(Composite parent) – instantiates the UI controls for the panel ● setFocus() -- dictates what control should get focus when the view is activated. We have already filled these in for you :) © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)Open the plugins plugin.xml file and search for “org.eclipse.ui.views”. We have added the following extension: © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)To add the view to the sidebar, we must add a “com.ibm.rcp.ui.shelfViews” extension.5. Open the MANIFEST.MF file in com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108: 6. Click on the Extensions tab 7. Click Add… to add a new extension © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps) 8. Start typing “com.ibm.rcp.ui.shelfViews” in the text field next to “Extension Point filter:” 9. Select it and click Finish 10. See that a new com.ibm.rcp.ui.shelfViews extension is added to the field. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps) 11. The “view” property for the shelfView extension... ...must correspond to the “id” property for the DocLink History view extension... © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps) 12. Set a unique ID for the shelfView (optional) TOP | MIDDLE | BOTTOM placeholders position the view in the respective areas in the sidebar (optional) RIGHT | LEFT page names for sidebars on right and left sides of the Notes client. By default, the view will be (optional) boolean placed in the RIGHT describing whether or sidebar not to show a titlebar. By default, this is true © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)13Press Ctrl+S to save changes14Switch to the plugin.xml tab at the bottom You can now see new lines added to the plugin.xml file representing the new shelfView contribution © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Add a View to the Sidebar (15Steps)15Now, launch the client and see the new view added to the Notes Sidebar! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)In this activity, Kathy is going to add a global toolbar action that will show and hide the sidebar panel that we just added. New global toolbar item © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)To add a global toolbar item, we need to add an actionSet extension. 1. Go back to the MANIFEST.MF file and click on the Extensions tab. 2. Click Add… to add a new extension © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) 3. Search for org.eclipse.ui.actionSets, select it and click Finish. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) 4. Add a label to refer to this set of actions 5. Right-click on the new actionSet item and select New - action © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) 6. See the new action item 7. Specify a toolbarPath added under the actionSet (here we use the generic “/BEGIN” groupmarker. 8. Use the default style to create a “push” button. 9. Scroll down to the “Class” attribute and click “Browse...” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) 10. Search for ShowViewAction, and select it. 11. Click OK. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)12Again, press Ctrl+S to save changes13Switch to the plugin.xml tab at the bottom 14. You can now see new lines added to the plugin.xml file representing the new actionSet contribution © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) 15. Now, if you launch Notes from the Eclipse IDE, you will see the new toolbar added at the top. However, clicking on it will not do anything at this time. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)Now, lets take a look at the class that we associated with the actionSet extension. 16. Open the ShowViewAction.java file in the com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108.actions package © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)In order to manipulate the Sidebar, we want to programmatically get access to the com.ibm.rcp.ui.ShelfPage.Inside ShowViewAction, locate the convenience method getShelfPage(): © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps) ●ShelfPage controls the entire sidebar. It gives you access to some useful methods, including ● showView(String viewId, String secondaryId, int mode) ● hideView(IViewReference ref) ● setMode(int mode) ● getMode() ●There are 3 modes you can specify when showing a panel: ● ShelfPage.VIEW_CREATE – creates the view if it doesnt exist in the sidebar, but does not expand/activate it ● ShelfPage.VIEW_VISIBLE – creates the view, expands it, but does not bring focus to it ● ShelfPage.VIEW_ACTIVATE – creates the view, expands it, and brings focus to it © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)17Now, lets add the code to show and hide the view when the action is run: VIEW_ID refers to the “view” of the DocLinks History shelf extension. public void run(IAction arg0) { ShelfPage shelfPage = getShelfPage(); IViewReference ref = shelfPage.findViewReference(VIEW_ID, null); // if the view is already there, hide it if (ref != null) { shelfPage.hideView(ref); } // otherwise, show the view else { try { shelfPage.showView(VIEW_ID, null, ShelfPage.VIEW_VISIBLE); } catch (PartInitException e) { // view part was not initialized properly e.printStackTrace(); } } } We decide to expand the panel, but not activate/bring focus to it. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-in Development– Show and Hide the Sidebar panel (18 Steps)18Launch the client and notice the new toolbar appearing at the top. Click the Toggle DocLinks View button to show and hide the panel. This new toolbar item... ...will show and hide this panel © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Toggle Sidebar modeWe can also programmatically change the mode of the sidebar. Open Thin Closed Sample use cases: ● You want to close the sidebar because your application needs as much screen real estate as possible ● You want to make sure a particular panel is visible whenever the user opens a particular application © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Toggle Sidebar mode● Since Symphony has its own sidebar, it has no need for ours.● In this Open activity,Thin next Kathy will programmatically close the Sidebar Closed any time a Symphony application becomes active, and restore the Sidebar state when it closes or another tab is activated. Notes Sidebar closed with Symphony Notes Sidebar open when Getting active Started page is active © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Toggle Sidebar mode In Activator.java, add the following to the perspective listener: Open Thin Closed public void perspectiveActivated(IWorkbenchPage page, IPerspectiveDescriptor perspective) { // code to collapse sidebar when Symphony app is activated ShelfPage shelfPage = getShelfPage(); if (perspective.getId().startsWith(SODC_PREFIX)) { // save current sidebar mode shelfMode = shelfPage.getMode(); SODC_PREFIX is String defined } shelfPage.setMode(ShelfPage.COLLAPSED); at the top that is a substring of } all symphony perspective IDs. public void perspectiveDeactivated(IWorkbenchPage page, IPerspectiveDescriptor perspective) { // code to restore sidebar mode when Symphony app is deactivated ShelfPage shelfPage = getShelfPage(); if (perspective.getId().startsWith(SODC_PREFIX)) { if (shelfMode == ShelfPage.COLLAPSED || shelfMode == ShelfPage.THIN || shelfMode == ShelfPage.EXPANDED) { shelfPage.setMode(shelfMode); } } } © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.1 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Toggle Sidebar mode Launch Notes, and open Symphony Document, Presentation, or Spreadsheet Notice the Notes Sidebar is closed, and only the Symphony sidebar appears on the right © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 5.4 Extend the Sidebar with Plug-inDevelopment – Toggle Sidebar mode Switch to the Getting Started tab Notice the Notes Sidebar is reopened to the state it was in before we opened Symphony © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy will Extend Her Reach in These Ways1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalogIn this exercise, Kathy will deploy an Eclipse plugin with the catalog. This involves: ─ Creating an Eclipse feature that includes our Eclipse plugins ─ Creating an Eclipse update site that includes the feature ─ Adding the update site to a Domino server ─ Creating a Widget from the Domino update site that can then be published to a catalog and deployed © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalogIn this exercise, Kathy will deploy an Eclipse plugin with the catalog. This involves: ─ Creating an Eclipse feature that includes our Eclipse plugins ─ Creating an Eclipse update site that includes the feature ─ Adding the update site to a Domino server ─ Creating a Widget from the Domino update site that can then be published to a catalog and deployed © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse feature (5 Steps) 1. Create a new feature by going to File – New - Other... 2. Under Plug-in Development, select Feature Project and click Next © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse feature (5 Steps) 3. Enter in a name for the project: com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108.feature Click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse feature (5 Steps) 4. Select con.ibm.lotuslabs.show108 in your workspace and click Finish. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse feature (5 Steps) 5. See that the new feature is added to the Package Explorer view in our workspace. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalogIn this exercise, Kathy will deploy an Eclipse plugin with the catalog. This involves: ─ Creating an Eclipse feature that includes our Eclipse plugins ─ Creating an Eclipse update site that includes the feature ─ Adding the update site to a Domino server ─ Creating a Widget from the Domino update site that can then be published to a catalog and deployed © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse update site (9 Steps) 1. Create a new update site by going to File – New - Other... 2. Under Plug-in Development, select Update Site Project and click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using the catalog – Creating an Eclipse update site (9 Steps) 3. Enter a name for the project: com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108.updatesite Click Finish.4. See that the new Update Site projecthas been added to our workspace, withthe site.xml file open. 5. Click Add Feature... © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse update site (9 Steps) 6. You can use the type-ahead search to find our feature, com.ibm.lotuslabs.show111.feature. Select the feature and click OK. 7. Notice that the feature is added. 8. Click Build All © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating an Eclipse update site (9 Steps) 9. Notice that you now have jar files for the feature and plugins in your update site. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalogIn this exercise, Kathy will deploy an Eclipse plugin with the catalog. This involves: ─ Creating an Eclipse feature that includes our Eclipse plugins ─ Creating an Eclipse update site that includes the feature ─ Adding the update site to a Domino server ─ Creating a Widget from the Domino update site that can then be published to a catalog and deployed © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Adding the update site to a Dominoserver (7 Steps) 2. Enter a title for your application 1. Create a new application by going to File – Application - New... 3. Select Eclipse Update Site for the Template. Be sure to select the checkbox for “Show advanced templates” at the bottom. Click OK. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Adding the update site to a Dominoserver (7 Steps) 4. The new Eclipse Update Site application opens. Click the Import Local Update Site button. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Adding the update site to a Dominoserver (7 Steps) 5. Click Browse... and navigate to your update site project in your workspace. 6. Select the site.xml file in your update site project and click Open. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Adding the update site to a Dominoserver (7 Steps) 7. Click OK The update site is now added to our Eclipse Update Site application and can be accessed at: http://www.yourdominoserver.com/updateSite. nsf/site.xml We can now use this URL to create a deployable Widget. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating a WidgetIn this exercise, Kathy will deploy an Eclipse plugin with the catalog. This involves: ─ Creating an Eclipse feature that includes our Eclipse plugins ─ Creating an Eclipse update site that includes the feature ─ Adding the update site to a Domino server ─ Creating a Widget from the Domino update site that can then be published to a catalog and deployed © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating a Widget (7 Steps) 1. Open the My Widgets panel menu and select Configure a Widget from... - Features and Plugins on an Update Site © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating a Widget (7 Steps) 2. Enter in the URL of your update site: http://<yourdominoserver>/updateSite. nsf/site.xml and click Load. 3. Notice that any features are loaded in the area below. Select the feature com.ibm.lotuslabs.show108.feature and click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating a Widget (7 Steps) 4. Add or modify any information. 5. Preview and edit the install Click Next. manifest if necessary. Click Next. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Kathy: 6 Deploy an Eclipse plug-in using thecatalog – Creating a Widget (7 Steps) 6. Be sure to test before publishing. Click Finish. 7. See the new Widget is added to the My Widgets panel. You can now deploy the plugins as a Widget! Right-click and choose Publish to catalog. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Questions about Kathys Experience?1 Add the “Cheapest Gas Prices” Google Gadget2 Create a “zip code” recognizer to that any where she sees a zip code, she can click and get the cheapest gas prices in a sidebar panel3 Add a Wikipedia text selection widget to the sidebar4 Add a FedEx tracking number recognizer/action5 Extend the Sidebar with Eclipse Development 1 Set up the Eclipse IDE to launch Notes 2 Add an Eclipse view to the sidebar as a sidebar panel 3 Add a toolbar action to show and hide the sidebar panel 4 Programmatically close the entire sidebar when she opens any of the Symphony editors6 Deploy an Eclipse plugin using the catalog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Agenda●Overview of where the various clients can be extended●Administrators perspective on extending the client ─Marie-the-admin wants to SECURELY deploy the right extensions to the right people●Developers perspective on extending the clients ─Kathy-the-developer wants to develop useful panel and toolbar extensions●End-users perspective on using the extensions ─ Philippe the end user just wants to get more work done, faster © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe: 1.1 Add a Notes View to the Sidebar:Widget Catalog (1 of 2)1. Add the “By Category” view of the Notes Widgets catalog to the sidebar Simply click the “Add to Sidebar” toolbar button (or the corresponding menu item on the Tools – Widgets menu)
  • Philippe: 1.1 Add a Notes View to the Sidebar:Widget Catalog (2 of 2)2. Wait, wait… voila! You have a new sidebar panel The widget catalog shows up as a sidebar panel, and is removed as a tab It does not look that great– more about how to customize it next!
  • Philippe: 1.2. Keep an eye on his inbox without opening Mail (1 of 5)● You can put any Notes view (or document!) into the sidebar by clicking the “Add to Sidebar” toolbar Put focus on Mail button in the Open list.● HOWEVER, the Java Press CTRL + ALT, and then click views present a problem– they don’t work as sidebar panels. The workaround? ▬ Open the “old traditional” view ▬ Press CTRL + ALT when you open any of the java views (Mail, Calendar Contacts, To dos, Notebook)
  • Philippe: 1.2. Keep an eye on his Inboxwithout opening Mail (2 of 5) Once the old version of the mail template is open, just click the “Configure a Widget from Current Context...” button
  • Philippe: 1.2. Keep an eye on his Inbox withoutopening Mail (3 of 5) The *new* Notes configuration dialog appears! You can choose what type of Notes widget to create. For now, lets add the Inbox view. Select the “Open this view” option Leave the “Show Navigator” option unchecked to hide the navigator Click Next to continue.
  • Philippe:1. 2. Keep an eye on your Inbox withoutopening Mail (4 of 5) Select “Display as a sidebar panel” and click Finish to create the widget.
  • Philippe: 1.2. Keep an eye on your Inbox without openingMail (5 of 5) Your mail sidebar panel appears, and the mail tab along the top is closed.
  • Philippe: 1.3. Add a Notes view as a scope to theSearch toolbar (1 of 6 )● Open any Notes view (ex. Journal) ▬ If opening a Java view, remember to use the Ctrl+Alt keystroke when opening (mail, Calendar, Contacts, To-dos, and Notebook) Like before, click the “Configure a Widget from Current Context” button in the Widgets toolbar
  • Philippe: 1.3. Add a Notes view as a scope to theSearch toolbar (2 of 6) Choose to add as an engine to the search center (the toolbar) Click Finish
  • Philippe: 1.3. Add a Notes view as a scope tothe Search toolbar (3 of 6) Verify your choices and click Finish
  • Philippe: 1.3. Add a Notes view as a scope tothe Search toolbar (4 of 6) Notebook now shows up even when your Notebook is not open Also, Philippe can simply choose to always show any view in his search list by clicking this new choice
  • Philippe: 1.3. Add a Notes view as a scope to theSearch toolbar (5 of 6) You can choose what to call it You can manage which search scopes you see in your list by going to Preferences – Search – Search List
  • Philippe: 1.3. Why Have These 2 Ways toAdd Search Scope? (6 of 6) The menu requires users to add a scope themselves. The wizard allows you to package it as a widget, put it in the catalog, and push it out to others.
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (1 of 7)Click the first button on theWidgets toolbar “GettingStarted with Widgets…”
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (2 of 7) Select the second radio button: “Web Page” Click Next to continue
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (3 of 7) Select the second radio button: “Web page by URL” and type in the URL “http://m.digg.com” Click Next to continue
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (4 of 7) Select the first radio button: “The Web Page: Build a component from the web page (HTTP GET)” Click Next to continue
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (5 of 7) View a preview of the Digg web app Click Next to continue
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (6 of 7) Select the second radio button “Display as a sidebar panel” Click Finish
  • Philippe 1.4: Add the Digg iPhone App tothe Sidebar (7 of 7) The Digg view opens up in the sidebar
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (1 of 11) Open the Web Browser application
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That Requires Authentication (2 of 11) 1.Type http://www.twittergadget.c om (or any other mail web app) in the address bar3. Click the second button inthe Widgets toolbar: “Configure 2. Log ina Widget from CurrentContext…”
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That Requires Authentication (4 of 11) ● The Configure a Widget wizard opens and detects two options from the context: Configure a component from this web page or Configure a component from a form on this web page. ● Choose the first option: “This Web Page…(HTTP GET)” ● Check the “authentication required” check box at the bottom and click NextCheckAuthenticationRequired Click Next
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (5 of 11)SelecttheForm Notice the Username and Password fields are highlighted in green since the correct form, Form 1, is selected at the top.
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (6 of 11) Choose which account to use from the dropdown, or create a new one. If you do not have a Twitter account, you can use: User name: NotesSidebar Password: Lotusphere IMPORTANT! This account is a Notes “authentication” account; you must already have the Twitter account
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (7 of 11) Wait a moment for the wizard to test the authentication; if successful you should see the web page (in this case, Twittergadget) in the wizard window. Click Next
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (8 of 11)On this page, you are given theopportunity to modify the URL toinclude any parameters. Today, weare not modifying any parameters;we are just viewing tweets. Click Next
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (9 of 11) You can review the name of your widget, and choose what to do with it. Choose “Display as a sidebar panel”
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (10 of 11) Review everything. Click Finish
  • Philippe 1.5: Add a Web App That RequiresAuthentication (11 of 11) Behold! Twittergadget in your sidebar!
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (1 of 8)● Goal: Get the currency converter Google Gadget (from the Google Gadget catalog), add it to the sidebar, and then mail it to a friend Go to the My Widgets Sidebar Panel, and use the “Panel menu” in the title bar to choose: Configure a Widget from... A Google Gadget
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (2 of 8) A wizard is launched. Choose to browse the Google Gadget directory. Click Finish
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (3 of 8) Type “currency converter” into the search bar Click the title to open it
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (4 of 8) Click the Add to Sidebar Button See that the weather gadget appears in your sidebar
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (5 of 8) Click the My Widgets Title bar to expand the My Widgets panel
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (6 of 8) Locate the Currency converter thumbnail and right-click to post the context menu Choose the menu item Email to...
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for aCurrency Converter and mail it to a friend (7 of 8) An Email message opens. Address it. You can also edit the message in the body.
  • Philippe 1.6: Reach into Google Gadgets for a Liveweather panel and mail it to a friend (8 of 8) The recipient can install it the same way its installed from the catalog, or drag the .xml to the My Widgets panel SvOutPlaceObject
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe 2.1: add a Widgets to iNotes from theCatalog (6 Steps)1. Locate “Widgets” in the navigator, right-click to post the context menu2. Choose “Browse Widgets Catalog” If you right-click on the Widgets node, you can select “Browse Widgets Catalog”
  • Philippe 2.1: add a Widgets to iNotes from theCatalog3. Choose one or more widgets from the list.4. Click OK iNotes users have a smaller catalog experience – a dialog rather than a full app., because fewer widgets work on iNotes. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe 2.1: add a Widgets to iNotes from theCatalog● How did that list of iNotes widgets Category DWA get created?● When Marie-the-admin added this widget for iNotes to the catalog, she had to: ─ Enter a specific category for iNotes widgets (we picked the term DWA) ─ Specify the platform as iNotes 8.5 Platform iNotes 8.5 © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe 2.1: add a Widgets to iNotes from theCatalog: What Marie did to set it up Here is the widgets catalog, toolbox.nsf, located in the <domino install>/data/ directory. The “By Category View” As you can see, the widgets in the DWA category are now available in the “Browse Widgets Catalog” dialog. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe 2.1: add a Widgets to iNotes from theCatalog: IBM.com opens as an iNotes tab See IBM.com as a choice in the list of widgets © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim● Reminder: he needs the policy turned on for him to do this● We do not recommend that you turn this on for most business users; only power users will be comfortable copying XML.
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim (1-2 of 7 Steps) He chooses how to open it He receives an email and clicks to open the attachment
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim (3 of 7) He opens, selects, and copies the contents of the xml file
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim (4-5 of 7) He Right-clicks He pastes theXML and chooses into the dialog that “Create” pops up
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim – the XML to type in if you want● <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>● <webcontextConfiguration version="1.1">● <palleteItem contributeToSideshelfOnStartup="false" hideThumbnail="false" id="1856299702" imageUrl="" providerId="com.ibm.rcp.toolbox.web.provider.WebServicesPalleteProvider" singletonSidebar="false" title="http://www.cnn.com" url="http://www.cnn.com" viewImageUrl="">● <preferences/>● <data>● <authForm/>● </data>● </palleteItem>● </webcontextConfiguration>
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim (6,7 of 7) He sees the widget in his Navigator He clicks to open it in a tab
  • Philippe 2.2: Add a widget thats been mailed tohim (6,7 of 7) He sees IBM.Com open as an iNotes tab
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (11 steps) Launch Symphony, Go to the Home page Click Plug-ins
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (3 of 11) Choose “Downloads”
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (4 of 11) Find the “LoutsLive connector”
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (5 of 11) Click the icon and then drag it to the Symphony Sidebar to install it
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (6 of 11) Wait for a moment wile it is searching Click the icon and then drag it to the Symphony Sidebar to install it
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (7 of 11) Accept the licence agreement Click the icon and then drag it to the Symphony Sidebar to install it
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (8 of 11) Wait while the feature is being installed Click to restart Symphony
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (9 of 11) When Symphony restarts you sold see a new icon in the Sidebar; Click the icon to open the new panelr
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (10 of 11) The first time you click the LotusLive Files Icon, preferences will pop up. Enter the LotusLive server of https://apps.lotuslive.com Then enter your own credentials for LotusLive
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog (11 of 11) Once you have set which server to connect to, you should see your files from LotusLive
  • Philippe 3: Add the LotusLive Files plug-in fromthe Symphony catalog● Note: this plug-in worked great, except that in order to achieve a “Single sign- on” - the plugin hard-coded your current operating system password that you had when you installed the plug-in. Which means that when (if) you have to change your operating system password, the plug-in no longer works, and there does not seem to be a way around it (other than changing your OS password back to the old one, which is usually prohibited by policy.)
  • Philippe Will Extend His Reach in These Ways1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • 1. Philippe 4: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (28 steps) ● Today, Philippe can install additional plug-ins using the general steps for installing any Eclipse plug-in ● Sametime Connect does dot currently support a Widget or plug-in catalog. ● It might support such a catalog in the future.
  • Philippe 4: What this Widget does● Inserts a Connection profile business card and data in stead of the “traditional” Sametime business card● Lets you save a chat transcript to an activity or a community● Lets you Find related Activities
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (1-3 of 28) Launch a browser and go to the greenhouse site: catalog.lotus.com Filter by Lotus Connections For search text, enter Sametime, and click the search icon © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (4 of 28) Locate the IBM Lotus Connections 3.0 Plug-in for Lotus Sametime, and click it © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (5 of 28) 5 Click “Start Download.” You will see an authentication screen if you have not yet logged onto Greenhouse) © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (6 of 28) Accept the license agreement © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (7 of 28) Click “Download Solution” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (8 of 28) Click to Save the file © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (9 of 28) Choose a place to save the file © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (10 of 28) Once the download is complete, click to close the dialog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (11 of 28) From Sametime Connect, Choose Tools – Plug-ins – Install Plug-ins © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (12 of 28) Choose “Search for new features to install” © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (13 of 28) Click “Add Zip/Jar Location... © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (14 of 28) Locate the Lc30_sametime download file and double-click on it © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (15 of 28) Click OK on the Edit Local Site dialog © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (16 and 17 of 28) You should now see the lc30_sametime.zip file in the Install list Click Finish © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (18 and 19 of 28) The screen will flicker and then you should see this updates dialog Check the checkbox Click Next © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (20 and 21 of 28) Accept the license agreement Click Next © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (22 and 23 of 28) Review the list of features to be installed Click Finish © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (24 and 25 of 28) Watch the various status dialogs Watch the lower right corner of your screen – you should get a message that you need to restart Sametime © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (26 and 27 of 28) On relaunch, set your Connections server by going to File - Preferences You can point to Greenhouse.lotus.com Provide your own credentials. You can register if you need to. © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Philippe: 4. Add a Widget to Sametime from theGreenhouse catalog (28 of 28) Verify that the chat window now has 3 new buttons for saving chat transcripts, Finding related Verify that the activities, and Adding to a business card is community forum coming from Connections © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Questions about Philippes Experience?1. In Lotus Notes: 1. Add a Notes view as a panel 2. Add the Inbox as a panel 3. Add a Notes view as a search scope in the Search Center toolbar 4. Add the Digg iPhone app as a panel 5. Add a Web app (Twittergadget) that requires authentication 6. Reach into GoogleTM Gadgets for a currency converter and mail it to a friend2. In Lotus iNotes: 1. Add a widget from the catalog 2. Add a widget thats been mailed to him3. In Symphony: Add the Lotus Connections Files plug-in to Symphony from the Symphony catalog4. In Sametime: Add a widget to Sametime from the Greenhouse catalog (Connections 3.0 plug-in)
  • Related Talks● Whats new in Lotus iNotes and beyond● AD108 IBM Lotus iNotes Customization: Make Lotus iNotes Your Own!● JMP201 Take the easy Jump from Microsoft Office to Symphony● Show101 using IBM Lotus Domino policies to manage your clients● BP101 Adminblast 2011● BP106 Where is the love? How to get your users to fall in love with Lotus Notes● BP115 How to successfully deploy a widget catalog● BP203 Leveraging the new Java APIs in Lotus Notes 8.5.1 and 8.5.2● AD203 Whats new with Widgets and Live Text: Linking your data to the world! © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Collaborate with the User Experience team● Visit the UX Lab in Asia 4● Sign up to join us in user experience activities, www.ibm.com/software/ucd/lotusur● Follow us... ─ On Facebook: www.facebook.com/lotusdesign ─ On Twitter: www.twitter.com/lotusdesign ─ On blogs: – NotesDesignBlog for Lotus Notes (www.NotesDesignBlog.com) – synch.rono.us for Lotus Connections – Discussions regarding the User Experience of Lotus Sametime: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/josefscherpa/? lang=en● General Community Resources ─ Developerworks https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/ ─ Social Media Aggretagor: www.PlanetLotus.org ─ Public deployment of Lotus Connections: www.bleedyellow.com © 2011 IBM Corporation
  • Review of what we covered●Overview of where the various clients can be extended●Administrators perspective on extending the clients ─Marie-the-admin wants to SECURELY deploy the right extensions to the right people●Developers perspective on extending the clients ─Kathy-the-developer wants to develop useful panel and toolbar extensions●End-users perspective on using the extensions ─Philippe the end user just wants to get more work done, faster © 2011 IBM Corporation
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