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Steve Castledine

January 2007

I am ...

Steve Castledine  January 26 2007 07:25:30 PM GMT -6
Still on a high In Tampa Hungover This past week has been an amazing experience - and a learning experience. I so hope I did well enough to get invited back next year. I have a lot of thoughts

What a day

Steve Castledine  January 25 2007 07:53:30 AM GMT -6
Wednesday was probably my favourite day yet - on a personal level. All my sessions were done and I could relax a bit. I even got to go to my first session of the week at 8am! (and my second at 4:30pm

JSON Support in Domino

Steve Castledine  January 24 2007 01:20:44 PM GMT -6
I've been dieing to mention this one - but obviously I have strict rules to follow at IBM. It has been announced now so I can say it. Domino 8 Server will support JSON for ?ReadViewEntries, ?ReadDesi

CoffeeSpot Theme

Steve Castledine  January 24 2007 09:29:50 AM GMT -6
At the request of some customers today, I have made available the CoffeeSpot theme for the IBM Lotus Notes Domino blog template for download below. When I return to the UK in February I will complete

Blogging from the Ask the Developers Lab - Asia 1

Steve Castledine  January 24 2007 09:14:02 AM GMT -6
I wonder if this is allowed? I just wanted to be the first to do it! I've been in the labs for an hour and 15 minutes so far today - non stop customers questions which is just great. I have a brief r

Bill-Sphere - Clogs and all

Steve Castledine  January 23 2007 08:43:34 PM GMT -6
This is funny - I was standing about where the camera was filming - I can hear myself laughing and shouting. It hurt! via hochwald - I think filmed by Warren

ID111 - After Blogging - Who’s Reading Your Blog and why?

Steve Castledine  January 23 2007 08:01:19 PM GMT -6
I have attached the presentation for todays session. This was one I was practising at 3am this morning - and for a lot of the day with my presentation partner Sandra. There was a low turn out for th

Just Wrong

Steve Castledine  January 23 2007 12:48:47 AM GMT -6


Steve Castledine  January 22 2007 07:12:47 PM GMT -6
I think I picked a good year to finally come to the IBM Lotus mecca. There is a lot of excitement not only for Notes/Domino but for the other products such as Lotus Connections and QuickR (I would hav

Blogsphere bites the dust

Steve Castledine  January 22 2007 06:49:45 PM GMT -6
I'm not sure how this happened but I turned around and I was instantly faced by a baying blogsphere crowd at the Lotusphere opening party. Hundreds of bloggers all wanting dominoblog blood. It wasn'

Landed in Orlando

Steve Castledine  January 20 2007 04:56:24 PM GMT -6
A smooth day that started at 4am (100 mile drive to Manchester airport) - and I arrived at my hotel room (All Star Sports - aka Butlins) by 5:30pm Florida time (10:30pm by my body clock). 3 Hours sl

5 Things you may or may not know about me

Steve Castledine  January 18 2007 04:07:56 AM GMT -6
I was tagged by colleague Ted Stanton a while ago when I was away - so here is mine - very quickly. 1) I'm 34, married (just), no kids (yet - the wife is keen to start), live in Leicester, United Kin

Lotusphere 2007

Steve Castledine  January 18 2007 05:00:00 AM GMT -6
Well the event is almost upon us. The following is where I will be - come and see me - ask me questions. Especially come to the labs and ask me questions on the blog template (please) then I will be b

Home - for now!

Steve Castledine  January 15 2007 10:15:00 AM GMT -6
We arrived back in England over the weekend and then we slept and slept. Then had everyone round for a welcome home thing - and slept again! We also managed dinner at Sue's parents and a pub quiz - so

It’s done - married and all that!

Steve Castledine  January 2 2007 08:29:29 AM GMT -6
What a party we had! It truly was perfect in every way. I am still suffering today - we start out honeymoon journey in an hour. These are the only pictures I have right now - there will be better ones