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  1. 1. © 2013 IBM Corporation ® Sudhakar ReddySudhakar Reddy IBM Software GroupIBM Software Group Open Mic on What's New in IBM Domino Designer Social Edition
  2. 2. 09/05/13 @2013 IBM Corporation IBM Software Group | Lotus software IBM Software Group | Lotus software 2 Open MIC Lotus Team Sudhakar Reddy – Tech Lead Presenter Ranjit Rai – Lotus Technical Advisor Hansraj Mali – Lotus Technical Advisor Jayavel Rajendran – Lotus Technical Advisor Vinayak Tavargeri – Lotus Support Manager Open Mic Facilitator
  3. 3. 3 © 2013 IBM Corporation Agenda  IBM Domino Designer 9.0 Social Edition ─ Server Side JavaScript Debugger ─ Home Page Improvements ─ XPages Editing Features ─ XSP Properties Editor ─ Help Enhancements ─ General Improvements & Important Technote ─ Q&A
  4. 4. © 2013 IBM Corporation Domino Designer Social Edition Design Goals  Integrate Domino Designer Extension Library tooling into Designer “core”  Improve Server Side JavaScript debugging experience!!  Improve Domino Designer “Welcome” and “Home Page” experiences  Improve XPages developer productivity  New Jar design element  Integrate and improve XSP Properties editor  Bug fixes and quality improvements in key 'high traffic' areas (such as LS editor)
  5. 5. © 2013 IBM Corporation Domino Designer Server Side JavaScript Debugger  New “Domino Designer Server Side JavaScript” Debug Configuration ● Debugging is only supported on Domino Social Edition servers and later ● Debugger is based on Eclipse “Remote Java Connection” protocol and uses JPDA/JDI
  6. 6. © 2013 IBM Corporation Domino Designer Server Side JavaScript Debugger  Debugger can be invoked from a new toolbar item  Breakpoints can be set directly within XPages' SSJS or within SSJS Script Library  New 'breakpoint' keyword has been added to the SSJS syntax to allow for permanent breakpoints ─ Breakpoints are only enabled when the server is running in debug mode  Sever must be configured to run in 'debug mode' in order for debugger to work ─ Note this implies that a port must be opened on the server, so it is not recommended to debug servers that have unprotected access to the internet! – JavaEnableDebug=1 – JavascriptEnableDebug=1 – JavaDebugOptions=transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=n,address=8000
  7. 7. © 2013 IBM Corporation Debugging Server Side JavaScript!
  8. 8. © 2013 IBM Corporation Client-Side JavaScript/Dojo Debug Option  New debug options ─ Use case: – Dojo Library deployed in an OSGi bundle on the server – Developer needs to debug uncompressed version of the source files • e.g. xspClientDojo.js vs xspClientDojo.js.uncompressed.js ─ How: – Set the “Use uncompressed resources” option in XSP Properties editor ─ Result: – The XPages runtime will server *.uncompressed.js & *.uncompressed.css if available (from within the OSGi bundle)
  9. 9. © 2013 IBM Corporation Improve Domino Designer “Welcome” and “Home Page” experience
  10. 10. © 2013 IBM Corporation Home Page and Welcome Experience  Updated look and feel to align with the new “Discover” page  Simplified by removing the Welcome page altogether and consolidating content onto Home page  Updated content with intros and help links to help topics for major functional areas  Quick Links tab provides a list of working sets (shows more than 5 working sets at a time!), task links, links to resources, and tips  Home remains closed on restart if manually closed before shutdown
  11. 11. © 2013 IBM Corporation Improve XPages Developer Productivity  Content assist in xsp source editor editor!! (also works with SSJS in xsp source editor)  Hyperlink navigation within the xsp source editor  Hover help within the xsp source editor  Palette State Saving  Jar design element  Navigator now shows all working sets!! :-)
  12. 12. © 2013 IBM Corporation XPages Social Edition Integration Points ● New XPages SendMail Action: ● Send Mail Simple action added. ● Advanced features support Embedded Experience ● Encapsulates required JSON or XML payload
  13. 13. © 2013 IBM Corporation XPages Social Edition New Features ● PNG file support for image resources ● Editable content type field ● Updated application templates ● Application Navigator changes and additions
  14. 14. © 2013 IBM Corporation XPages Social Edition New Features ● Domino Data Services. The Domino® Data Service is a REST API that accesses database on Domino servers. It is part of Domino Access Services. ● For more complete information and reference material on using the Data Services, refer to the information found in the Product Documentation section of the Notes and Domino Application Development wiki at ● Calendaring and Scheduling (C&S) back end Java classes Session.getCalendar NotesCalendar.getEntry NotesCalendar.createEntry NotesCalendar.readRange
  15. 15. © 2013 IBM Corporation Help Enhancements  Domino Designer 9.0 Social Edition user assistance ─ Improved Designer Home Page info and tips ─ Content assist and hover help within the XPages source  Designer Eclipse help plugins ─ Many customer Feedback issues addressed in help ─ ~ 1000 updates in the Designer basic guide ─ Content organization streamlined to remove redundant material ─ Language cross references added to some topics ─ Many new code examples – C&S APIs....  LotusScript Editor F1 help
  16. 16. © 2013 IBM Corporation Bug Fixes to Critical Issues  Bug fixes for: ─ Error 500 when using Java Design Element (also fixed in 853 FP1) ─ Source control issues encountered when importing databases with many script libraries (also fixed in 853 FP2) ─ Fixes to tooling issues reported against Upgrade Pack 1  Fixes to the LotusScript Editor and builder ─ Problems view reports correct line numbers for LotusScript errors! ─ Improve search navigation  Performance/memory improvements in the XPages editor
  17. 17. © 2013 IBM Corporation Bug Fixes to Critical Issues  IMPORTANT! - Increase Designer JVM settings ─ See technote 1617708: Designer Performance Technote ─  IMPORTANT! - “Designer won't start”  Solution: ─ Delete the .snap file from the specified dir! Message It appears that Domino Designer failed to successfully shut down in a previous session. Please check your notes_data/workspace/.metadata/.plugins folder for the existance of a .snap file. Delete any instances found of this file. java.lang.NullPointerException at at$InfoLoader.loadDocument( at$InfoLoader.getElementForProject(
  18. 18. 18 © 2013 IBM Corporation Q & A
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