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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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14.1. Programming for Domino 6

The following section explains the differences between the existing integral programming interfaces to Domino: Simple Actions, LotusScript, Java, Javascript, XML, and the Formula language. It gives a brief overview of Simple Actions, and it compares LotusScript, @functions, and JavaScript. The examples are written in LotusScript and JavaScript, which are two of the programming languages you can use to develop your applications.

14.1.1. Choosing a programming language

Domino offers four built-in languages that are appropriate for different situations: macro, LotusScript, JavaScript, and Java.

Generally, the best language to use is the one that accomplishes the task with the least programming. While there are differences ...

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