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This site is dedicated to (web) development with IBM Collaborative Solutions (esp. IBM Notes/Domino and XPages), work, life and other stuff I may find important enough to write about. The rules are simple: if it fits in here I post it - and you are invited to comment on that if you like.

Help wanted: no mp4 playback on my MBP

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:06 PM UTC
This post is a shout out for help and suggestions. 2 days ago I found out that my MBP wasn’t able to playback mp4 anymore - or let’s say, not as usual - but wait for it. I tweeted about it: DO NOT INSTALL the latest Mojave beta - it breaks Home and Photos (video playback) — Oliver Busse ✫ (@zeromancer1972) 8. November 2018 But it’s more complex.  The s [...] 

Quick-Tip: Disable Screenshot Preview in macOS Mojave

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 7:03 PM UTC
Bothered by the screenshot preview that came with macOS Mojave and acts similar to the one on iOS? The problem is not that the preview appears so that you could edit the picture before saving it finally, the problem is that even if you don’t use this feature it takes a while (a couple of seconds) for the image to appear at the location you set for them (desktop is the default). I just dis [...] 

Cover me - mesh networking

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:31 PM UTC
It’s a few years ago since Google launched the first consumer mesh networking solution, simply called „Google Wifi“. You could get up to 3 devices that build a mesh network. Since then there were a few others from Netgear, AVM and Linksys - and all of the named are quite expensive (250+ EUR). What is a Mesh Network? Simple answer: it’s just a wireless router syst [...] 

IDMA Test App

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:36 PM UTC
This evening I played around with IDMA and created a very basic test NSF to use with IDMA on my iPad. Feel free to download it. You should test the following: working with views ans forms using actions create documents with and without attachments create different attachments (photos, camera, files, docs etc.) open, view the attachments The app also allows to open the workspace [...] 

Quick-Tip: Remove Tile from IDMA Recent Apps

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:37 AM UTC
I just found a way to remove a tile from the "Recent Applications" home screen in IDMA. There is a way to open the old workspace page (though not officially supported and not working as expected): create an action button in a view or form of an app that you can open in IDMA as action formula use @Command([WindowWorkspace]) When you click this action it will bring up the o [...] 

IBM Domino Mobile Apps BETA is available

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 2:44 PM UTC
Happy Halloween, everyone! Right on point and as promised IBM released IBM Domino Mobile Apps (IDMA) for beta testers via Apple's Test Flight ecosystem. Once registered on the beta page, we received the invitation for the Test Flight app today. Setup Once installed you have to setup the connection to your Domino ecosystem. Choose our user ID name and the serv [...]