Chapter 5. Server-Side Scripting

If you inspected the design of any given Notes/Domino application, you could well find quite a sprinkling of different programming languages woven through the various design elements. The platform itself is more than 20 years old, so it should not be too surprising to find that some cool and modern XPages application were originally written in the early 1990s and contain copious amounts of LotusScript, Notes Formula Language, XML, JavaScript, and Java code. This is both good and perhaps not so good. On one hand, it is impressive that a slick Notes/Domino application could embrace the Web 2.0 model without going through an extensive rip-and-replace procedure, and instead seamlessly evolve as new technologies emerged ...

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