Lotusphere 2012 - AD115 - Extending IBM Lotus Notes & IBM Lotus iNotes With OpenSocial Presentation Transcript
AD115 Extending IBM® Lotus Notes® & IBM Lotus iNotes® with OpenSocial Ryan Baxer | Staff Software Engineer | IBM Andrew Davis | Sr Software Engineer | IBM
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About Us Ryan has been working at IBM for the past 3 years. Prior to that he was a student at Northeasten University in Boston Ma. During his time at IBM his main focus has been working on the Notes Client Java TM UI APIs. He has in depth knowledge of Eclipse plugin development, specifically when it comes to the Notes client. Over the past year Ryan has become an active member of the OpenSocial community working to define the future of OpenSocial. Ryan takes any opportunity he can to interact with the passionate user base of IBMs many products, and enjoys listening to their feedback, as well as helping them solve their problems. @ryanjbaxter Andrew has been working at IBM for the past 8 years. He is the area architect for Notes Widgets, LiveText and Catalog, and his most recent focus is OpenSocial and developing a common web extensibility model across Notes, iNotes, Domino and the larger IBM Collaboration Systems portfolio. He is an advocate for open source and open standards in IBM products and one of the main proponents of adopting and contributing to the OpenSocial 2.0 Spec.
What is OpenSocial?
Why are we leveraging OpenSocial?
What is Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino® Social Edition?
End User Demos
iNotes Social Edition
Notes Social Edition
What is OpenSocial?
OpenSocial is an OPEN specification defining how to build SOCIAL applications which can run in multiple containers.
Google Gadgets + Social APIs = OpenSocial
OpenSocial, Putting The “Social” In Social Business
Open – Anyone can contribute to the OpenSocial specification.
IBM, Google, Jive, Yahoo, Atlassian, Cisco, and many more have contributed. Individual contributions are made by people not associated with the spec.
Standard – Standards benefit everyone, the application, the end user, and the developers.
Social – Being social is the norm today, and we are bringing social to your favorite collaboration platforms.
OpenSocial apps can SECURLEY access the social information inside and outside Notes and iNotes
Merging the social and business information together is what a social business is all about
IBM is Participating and Driving the OpenSocial Spec
OpenSocial Foundation Board Member
Two committers to the OpenSocial specification
Four committers to the Apache Shindig project
Open source reference implementation of the OpenSocial specification
Where does IBM use OpenSocial today?
LotusLive is an OpenSocial container
IBM Mashup Center can be an OpenSocial container
Activity Stream implementaiton on Greenhouse
IBM has committed major features to both OpenSocial 1.1 and 2.0
Gadgets can be embedded in MIME emails or Activity Streams
OpenSocial 2.0 allow gadgets to interact with the surrounding container, Notes or iNotes
Brings the best of Eclipse plugin development to OpenSocial
People, Messages, Text, and Files
Contribute actions to top level menus, toolbars, and context menus
Open dialogs, floats, tabs, and new windows
What does this mean for app developers?
Open App Revolution!
Place for gadget developers to go and build and test their gadgets
MOST OpenSocial 2.0 APIs are available
Embedded experiences in the Activity Stream and Inbox
Selection, Declarative Actions, and Open Views
Social APIs are NOT implemented
Sandbox is not persistent
Build your gadgets out on the sandbox and they work in Notes and iNotes Social Edition
Quick rapid development without having to worry about setting up a Social Edition test environment
Realizing the Social Vision in Notes & iNotes Notes and Domino Social Edition
Notes and Domino Social Edition
Common web extensibility model for IBM Lotus Notes and iNotes based on the OpenSocial 2.0
Declarative Actions, Selection, OpenViews
Delivers Widgets, LiveText and Widget Catalog to iNotes client
AD116: What's new in IBM Lotus Notes Widgets and LiveText: Linking Your Data to the World!
Ships as an add-on to Notes and Domino 8.5.4
Installable as a Widget by drag-n-drop or policy
Installable via add-on installer
Customizable as part of Notes install package
Server, simple add-on installer, forms files, and templates
Configurable via existing Widget Catalog framework
Notes and Domino Social Edition
Go Ahead Ask Us Anything! Q&A
IBM Social Business Development Wiki - http://bit.ly/socialbizwiki