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Domino 7 Application Development

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Domino 7 Application Development

Overview of this book

Written by Lotus insiders, the book provides a practical guide to developing applications making use of the important features and enhancements introduced in Notes/Domino 7. These experienced experts use their own experiences to map out the benefits you could gain, and the dangers you may face, as you develop Domino applications in your business. Written by specific experts, edited and overseen by Lotus content generator Dick McCarrick, this book is the definitive guide to developing Domino 7 applications. TECHNOLOGY Domino is an application server that can be used as a standalone web server or as the server component of IBM's Lotus Domino product which provides a powerful collaborative platform for development of customized business applications. It also provides enterprise-grade email, messaging, and scheduling capabilities.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Domino 7 Application Development
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Free Chapter
A Short History of Notes and Domino

Chapter 11. Troubleshooting Applications

In this chapter, we'll examine several tips and techniques for identifying and correcting problems in your Notes/Domino 7 applications. This includes troubleshooting issues that affect performance. (For more on optimizing performance in your Notes/Domino applications, see Chapter 9.)

The major topics that we'll cover in this chapter are:

  • Testing your application (in other words, uncovering problems before your users do it for you).

  • Asking the right questions when users do discover problems.

  • Using logging to help troubleshoot your problems.

We'll also examine two important new Notes/Domino 7 features that can be critical for troubleshooting applications:

  • Domino Domain Monitoring (DDM)

  • Agent Profiler

Testing your Application

Testing an application before you roll it out to your users may sound like an obvious thing to do. However, during the life cycle of a project, testing is often not allocated adequate time or money.

Proper testing should include the following...