Did You Know?
Did you know there are two places you can download no charge applications, plugins and code for your IBM Collaboration environment? The OpenNTF.org is a community for open source Lotus Notes Domino Applications, Templates, code samples etc and the Lotus and WebSphere Business Solutions Catalog allows you to download plugins and applications to extend the functionality of your IBM Collaboration environments. You can also search this catalog for our Business Partner applications that may purchased through them.
OpenNTF.org is a framework for the Lotus Domino Development community to support open source development and distribution. The About page on OpenNTF.org states:
OpenNTF is devoted to:
- Enabling groups of individuals all over the world to collaborate on software applications and release them as open source.
- Providing a framework for the community so that open source applications may be freely distributed, using widely accepted licensing terms.
- Increasing the quality and quantity of templates, applications and samples that are shared by the community.
Some of the featured projects for download are Lotus Notes/Domino templates like: XPages enabled Discussion and Documentation Wiki; Plugins like Wildfire to aggregate your Social Networks in your Notes Client and File Navigator to drag and drops files from your file system in and out of Notes Documents; to code samples like XPages mobile controls. Have a search here.
The Lotus and WebSphere Business Solutions Catalog has many no charge plugins that you can download to extend the use of your Notes Client, WebSphere Portal and IBM Connections environments. Examples like "IBM Connections Files Plugin" allows you to add a Files sidebar to drag and drop files and documents into IBM Connections Flies right from your inbox. There is also a Files plugin for Windows and MS Office/Outlook and many more. Have a look here: http://greenhouse.lotus.com/catalog