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XPages Discussion Template - new build available on OpenNTF

Steve Castledine  January 13 2010 10:31:41 AM GMT -6
I have uploaded a new build of the XPages Discussion forum to OpenNTF. You can download from here. This update enhances the existing XPage interface allowing more topics to be visible within the view

For those building Lotusphere Schedule applications

Steve Castledine  January 6 2010 07:27:50 AM GMT -6
Can I ask you to add this session to your databases (thank you): Meeting Name: OpenNTF Annual General Meeting Date of Meeting/Function: Tuesday, 1/19 – 6pm – 7pm Hotel: Yacht and Beach

OpenNTF Open Source Lotus Awards nominations close Wednesday

Steve Castledine  January 4 2010 08:25:17 AM GMT -6
Just a quick reminder that the OpenNTF Open Source Lotus Awards nominations close Wednesday, see here. A reminder also that there are entries where the submitter has been asked to add a licence file

Don’t forget the Open Source Lotus Awards

Steve Castledine  December 9 2009 05:43:34 AM GMT -6
For Lotusphere in January 2010 there will be two new Open Source Lotus Awards: 1. Best Open Source Contribution by an Individual(s) (up to 2) 2. Best Open Source Contribution by a Business Partner N

Did you complain about the OpenNTF forums?

Steve Castledine  December 4 2009 05:08:16 AM GMT -6
That's not meant to be a rude blog title, but merely to get your attention if you were originally displeased with the discussion template used on OpenNTF. I know there were many frustrations, includin

Domino Blog (and other templates) will be available Open Source on

Steve Castledine  October 6 2009 11:26:37 AM GMT -6
As announced on the Lotus User Group Webcast today, is to receive most of the Notes/Domino base templates as open source contributions. Look out for the official announcements on openNTF

OpenNTF IP Working Group Conference Call

Steve Castledine  June 16 2009 12:43:58 PM GMT -6
If you are a project chef on OpenNTF than mark your diary for Friday, June 19th, 2009 - 10 AM EDT. The IP Working Group will be having a conference call to present our initial thoughts on the followi

OpenNTF feedback

Steve Castledine  May 13 2009 06:15:00 AM GMT -6
So we have been receiving feedback regarding openNTF, which is fantastic, and we will try our best to make sure every bit of feedback is listened to and where appropriate actioned. Remember that thi

OpenNTF has new clothes

Steve Castledine  May 13 2009 04:54:08 AM GMT -6
I will not regurgitate post's on the new OpenNTF Alliance which you can read about here : OpenNTF DeveloperWorks article Niklas Heidloff Volker Weber Ed Brill John Head As you can see OpenNTF is mak

Xpages Wiki Iteration 4 available

Steve Castledine  April 21 2009 05:27:25 AM GMT -6
I have posted an updated XPages wiki template on here. This is a minor release aimed at bug fixing, performance improvements and general tidy up to create a good platform to move forward

OpenNTF update no23

Steve Castledine  April 16 2009 07:21:00 AM GMT -6
So I couldn't use the same title as before so I had to make it unique. Who wrote this blog template anyway? :) Before I forget I have added an openNTF twitter stream - Anyway

Usage log for XPages wiki

Steve Castledine  April 7 2009 10:46:54 AM GMT -6
In order to monitor usage so we can make decisions on where to spend resource on openntf, I have setup a usage log on openntf for the XPages wiki. There is no need to give company and/or your name (

XPages Wiki Iteration 3 available

Steve Castledine  April 2 2009 01:15:19 PM GMT -6
I have uploaded iteration 3 of the XPages wiki to openntf. The main change being the wiki markup engine based on the Creole standard has been implemented. There is also a documentation, demo, sandbox

XPage Wiki - Iteration 2 available

Steve Castledine  March 12 2009 10:22:32 AM GMT -6
I have uploaded iteration 2 of the XPages wiki on openNTF. Release information is in the help document within the zip file. There are only bug fixes from the first release and the addition of comment

Update on life, the universe and openNTF

Steve Castledine  March 9 2009 11:21:21 AM GMT -6
So as per usual been rushed off my feet, however things are moving onwards and upwards. OpenNTF governance/framework is making progress, anything legal is always slow and time intensive, however for

XPages Demonstration/Test/Education application now on openNTF

Steve Castledine  February 27 2009 11:03:25 AM GMT -6
A new project has been added to openNTF (by Paul in the Dublin Labs). A very useful demonstration database that shows pretty much all the controls, @formulas etc in action. It makes a great demonstr

XPage Wiki Sample available on OpenNTF

Steve Castledine  January 21 2009 06:58:07 PM GMT -6
As part of IBM's increased commitment to openntf, there is now an XPage wiki sample template available on - go get here.

Openntf and Idea Jam

Steve Castledine  December 4 2008 08:42:39 AM GMT -6
Don't forget there is an idea jam. I did until today. We are currently looking at ways projects like openntf can be best utilised by IBM, so any ideas put there between now and Lotusphe