Lotus Notes & Domino Designer Curriculam 8.5

Application Development Fundamentals


S.No Topic
1 Lotus Introduction

Communication Channels
1. Mail Communication
• Understanding the Usage of mail & Using Lotus mail for Internal Communication.

3  Lotus Clients & Databases

1. Introduction to Notes Clients.
2. Types of databases.
3. Authorizing Users to Create Databases.

4  Lotus Domino Designer

1. Introduction to Designer Components

5  Using Designer Tools for Application Development.

1. Forms
2. Views / Folders
3. Shared Elements (Sub forms , Fields , Columns , Outlines)
4. Shared Code (Agents , Shared Actions , Script Libraries)
5. Shared Resources (Files , Stylesheets,Themes)
6. X pages & Composite Application Development.
7. Custom Controls
8. Using Other Navigation tools to navigate the application.
9. Designing a Sample Application with the available resources.


Formulae & Functional Language 

SNO Topic

Introduction to Discussion Forums Database.
1. Using Discussion database for Project Discussions / Code Discussions.


Introduction to Formulae language.
1. Application Navigation Commands
2. Data Manipulation Commands
3. Data Insertion Commands
4. Mailing Commands


Introduction to Functional Language.
1. Understanding the Difference between Formulae & Functional Language.
2. Defining the area (Events) for writing the functions.
3. Using the Functions & Commands in combination.
4. Date & Time Functions.
5. Data Type Conversion functions.
6. Data Manipulation Functions.
7. Data Update Functions.
8. Data Retrieval Functions.
9. List Functions.
10. Mail Functions.
11. Controlling the data using sections.
12. Implementing the Security for the database.
13. Drilling down the security for the database at various design & data elements level.
14. OLE Automation Functions.
15. Database Connectivity using the functional language.
16. Automation functions.

4 Designing a sample application using the Commands & Functional Language.

Review Session
Real Time Situations and Problems



Lotus Script 

SNo Topic

Introduction to Lotus Script.
• Script & Statement Construction rules.
• Data Types, Constants & Variables
• Managing flow in scripts (Events)
• Limitations in Lotus Script
• Lotus Script Coding Guidelines
• Differentiating Functional Language with scripting language.


Using Lotus Front-end classes to automate the application.
• Database Level Automation
• View Level Automation
• Document Level Automation


Using Lotus Back-end classes to automate the Data elements located in a current/backend database.
• Database Level Automation
• View Level Automation
• Document Level Automation
• Field level Automation


Automating the Administration activities using scripting language.
• Registration of Users.
• Assigning the permissions to the users.
• Automating replication activity.

• Error trapping & recording user session actions using notes log classes.

5 Working with the Rich text data.
6 Working with Scheduled Scripting (Notes Timer)
7 Using Notes ODBC Classes to Communicate with the External Databases.

Working With the embedded Objects.


Developing the Script Resources Using Script Libraries.
• Building Script Procedures (Sub Routines) & functions
• Calling Existing Procedures (Sub Routines)& Functions from the Libraries.

10 Building a Complete Workflow Application using Lotus Components.

Review Session
Real Time Situations and Problems


Web Developement

SNO Topic

• Exploring page layout and navigation
• Describe an HTML page and its format
• Take advantage of tables and their HTML layout features
• Create static and dynamic Domino based links
• Exploring the use of fields in Web Applications
• Define how Domino field types render to the Web
• Work with hidden fields
• Effectively use shared fields
• Create HTML fields on pages using computed text
• Use the $$Return field for responses and redirection
• Enhancing Web page layouts with views
• Embed a view in a form or page
• Use @Functions to develop view controls
• Use HTML select objects to display a single-category view
• Create templates for views
• Use view display parameters such as start and count
• Customize views for use in pages
• Use HTML in views
• Creating and using framesets
• Build a usable frameset layout
• Control document target frames
• Control frame interaction
• Identify frame tricks and traps

• Using XML and XSL in your Web site
• Define XML terms: Schema, Validated XML, Well-formed XML
• Create well-formed XML
• Use Domino 6 import / export capabilities
• Use XSL transformations to display XML data.
• Using Notes DXL Exporter / Importer class.
• Parsing XML using Notes SAXParser Class

• Using Java in your Web site
• Define where Java can be used in a Web application
• Determine when to use Java in a Web site
• Define how to use LS2J
• Deploy a simple Java object in a Web page
• Define servlets
• Locking down your Web site
• Define the security idiosyncrasies of Web access vs. Notes client access
• Ensure that your Domino databases have no security cracks
• Identify and patch other security openings
• Implementing AJAX for the Domino Applications



Total Hours : 70 Hours



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