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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
Credits
Foreword
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Preface
Free Chapter
1
A Short History of Notes and Domino

Chapter 7. Upgrading Agents and LotusScript

There are a number of new LotusScript enhancements included in Domino 7. In many cases, these provide scripting access to new features. Your upgrade may provide an opportunity to leverage these. (See Chapter 4 for a complete list of new Domino Designer 7 features.)

Before You Begin

Let's begin with a few safety steps designed to increase data protection and integrity during your upgrade to Domino 7.

Design a Test Plan

A test plan is critical to any Domino upgrade. A test plan should include creating an inventory of all applications in the Domino environment. This inventory should be reviewed and prioritized to identify procedures appropriate to each application. This also provides an opportunity to identify unused applications as well as simple applications that may require no testing. Custom‑built applications will require more testing than those based on standard Domino templates.

Upgrading LotusScript agents to Domino 7 should involve a thorough...