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Domino Designer 6: A Developer’s Handbook by Gustavo Pecly, Grant McCarthy, Pekka Hartikainen, Andre Guirard, Rune Carlsen, Tommi Tulisalo

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11.2. Designing the application

This section offers some guidelines about designing an application that will be used by different clients.

11.2.1. Same or different forms for the Web and Notes

Since Web browsers and the Notes client are not identical in their capabilities, you may often need to create different UI elements for the two clients. It might be easier initially to design two separate forms, but that means that if you change one form, the other form may also need to change, for consistency, so maintenance is complicated. The situation is further complicated if your application is multilingual, since you then can multiply those two forms by the number of languages you plan to support. It’s generally worth expending a little effort ...

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