Chapter 2. Getting Everything You Need

This chapter provides a guide for getting the software you need to start working with XPages. The main tool you need is, of course, IBM Domino Designer. The good news is that this tool is available as a no-charge download today! The other free asset you require is the XPages Extension Library. You learn here how to make the XPages core runtime and Extension Library work together in a seamless manner.

Downloads, Versions, and Locations

The second edition of this book is based on Domino Designer 9.0.1, so ideally, you need to obtain this version of the product or something more recent, if available. Domino Designer can be downloaded from the IBM developerWorks® site (

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