October Webinar - XPages Flexible View Control with Michael G. Smith

Paul S Withers | 3 weeks ago | Comments
If you’ve been building XPages applications for any amount of time then you probably have struggled integrating view data into your apps and thought to yourself “it shouldn’t be this hard”. The Flexible View Control for XPages can simplify this process for you. The FVC is a re-usable XPages custom control built on jQuery and DataTables that sources data from Domino REST Services and xAgents.

By using “View Definitions” to handle all of the formatting for the View such as column order, sorting, categorization, and data types, the FVC separates View data from the design and keeps Domino Views in the back-end, allowing for much more flexibility and efficiency in your application. Using a creative approach to building your back-end View indexes helps minimize the number of Views needed and can eliminate single-use Views.

Take advantage of the tight integration with DataTables and bring your View to life with the immense functionality available in that library to create a rich, interactive experience for your users. By the end of the webinar you will see the many benefits of the FVC, how easy it can be to drag and drop highly functional Views into your application, and why I ditched the built-in XPages View components many years ago.

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This webinar will take place on October 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM (New York time) to 12:30 PM. There will be time for questions at the end.

To register for this webinar go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6552291465971683596

Announcing the New Board of Directors

Paul S Withers | 1 month ago | Comments
It's a pleasure to announce the new OpenNTF board. We already have four Member Directors who still have one year left on their tenure:

Paul Withers
Dan Dumont
Oliver Busse
Graham Acres

The following Member Directors have been elected to a two-year tenure starting this year:
Christian Güdemann
Adam Foster
Jesse Gallagher
SerdarBasegmez
Doug Robinson

The following Contributor Directors have been elected for a year:
Roberto Boccadoro
Fredrik Norling
Howard Greenberg

After a number of years as a contributor director Nina Wittich this year decided to step down from the board. Thank you, Nina, for your work on the board.

In Nina's place, we are happy to welcome Roberto Boccadoro to the board. He has worked for some time curating content for CollaborationToday and has coordinated the OpenNTF Guides. His strong background in all things admin will bring an additional perspective to the board.

The new board will take up their positions on 3rd October, when we will also elect the Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary positions.

Call for Nominations for OpenNTF Board Members

Paul S Withers | 2 months ago | Comments
It's the time of year when elections are opening for the OpenNTF board. We have five Member Directors up for election this year:

- Christian Güdemann
- Adam Foster
- Jesse Gallagher
- Serdar Basegmez
- Doug Robinson

The terms of the three Contributor Directors are also expiring. Anyone with an ICLA or CCLA can apply for the post, which has a one-year term. The current incumbents are:

- Nina Wittich
- Fredrik Norling
- Howard Greenberg

Anyone interested in standing submit their names and a candidate statement to ip-manager at openntf.org.

The election schedule will be:
- Nominations open until 22nd September
- Voting from 23rd September to 30th September
- Winners take office on 2nd October