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Improve application development documentation

In particular, create extensive documentation for using items in the Extension Library.  Build a documentation library from the standpoint of someone who's never used Notes/Domino before. Beginner, Intermediate, Expert areas.  In the past you could attend Notes developer training classes, they don't really exist anymore, so there should be an easily accessible source of information for developers at all levels, not just combing through blog posts of other developers.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    August 27, 2018 13:52

    Moving this idea to Designer & XPages

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    Guest commented
    August 28, 2018 12:39

    The Notes 7 Redbook was fantastic, never been anything like it since.

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    August 28, 2018 12:47

    Great suggestion.  Better documentation = happier developers= better applications = happier customers

     

    Stackoverflow and OpenNTF both are great sources of coding examples but when I try to find some of the properties these developers use, I find zero in the Designer documentation.

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    August 28, 2018 12:57

    Plenty of missing methods too.  I believe getComponent().getValue doesn't appear as a method but getValueBinding() does. 

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    September 6, 2018 21:21

    And, I sorely miss the way < R9 designer help worked.  I struggle to find the LS properties & methods in the R9 help, and I don't like it being embedded in Eclipse.