NotesIn9 203: A Smart Admin Bootstrap Theme for XPages

This show brings us not only a brand new contributor to NotesIn9, but it’s the first official appearance of newly minted IBM Champion Csaba Kiss! Congrats Csaba!!

Csaba is an amazing developer and friend to the community. He was my personal number 1 choice to become an IBM Champion and I’m so happy he has been recognized for his contributions.

His website is :

In this episode he’s going to look at using a popular Bootstrap theme inside XPages.

This is also the first show produced by John Jardin.  John is a long time IBM Champion and he has contributed on over 17 NotesIn9 episodes.  I’m very excited to have John join the team!


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NotesIn9 197: Sending Alert Messages to an XPage

In this show I’ll demo a little thing I do where I combine page controllers with a custom java object and the Bootstrap CSS Framework from the Extension Library to easily send useful alert messages back to the user.

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NotesIn9 178 : XPages Bootstrap Date Picker Part 1

In this show John Jardin returns with another great XPages meets Bootstrap show.  Today he’ll show us how to get a better date picker for your XPages applications.

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NotesIn9 177: Bootstrap Pager Styles for XPages

In this show IBM Champion and great friend of NotesIn9, Mr. John Jardin returns with the first of several shows talking about Bootstrap and XPages.

In today’s demo he’ll show you how to turn the rather bland page into the much nice Bootstrap look and feel.  And the best part?  You don’t even need to use Bootstrap to do it.

Check out the video to learn the secret!

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NotesIn9 159: Introduction to Select2 in XPages

In this show, John Oldenburger, a wonderful new contributor and XPages XPert joins the Hackathon to show us how to use the Select2 project to improve your applications.

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NotesIn9 157: Dabbling in Bootstrap and Font Awesome

In this show Dan Friedrich, a brand new contributor joins the Hackathon! He’s a customer (like me!) that’s been doing a lot with XPages. He’s going to talk about using Bootstrap and Font Awesome in your XPages applications.

Before the demo I take a little time to update the status of the XPages Mobile Controls and iOS8 issues as well as some overall personal opinions on the Mobile Controls themselves.

The demo starts around the 10:00 if you want to skip over my opinion stuff.

Dan’s site is:


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NotesIn9 151: Bootstrap ProgressBars in XPages

In this show I demonstrate how to build some XPages custom controls to make a Bootstrap ProgressBar and stacked ProgressBar.

I also mention Daniel Friedrich’s blog at  I highly recommend you check that out.


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NotesIn9 146: Going Mobile with Bootstrap

In this show, we get another great new contributor joining the NotesIn9 family.  Please welcome Shean P McManus to the show. His blog is:  I’m really excited to get Shean on as he gives us a great demo on using Bootstrap for an XPages mobile focused application.

Shean manually added Bootstrap to his application.  Another option is to use a great project on OpenNTF to do this for you via an update site.

Also check out Oliver Busse’s work and Bootstap template:


In the beginning of the show I mentioned a, hopefully, future contributor. Greg Reeder.  Check out his blog here:  He’s starting a video series that’s basically a “Build an XPages app meets Intro to Java”.  The first video is here:  I highly recommend you check that series out.

P.S.  Sorry it’s been a while between shows. I have several more in the queue so stay tuned!!



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NotesIn9 136: Using XPages with Bootstrap 3 and FontAwesome

Ok enough Java.  We need something that even Marky Roden might like!

In this show Tim Tripcony returns to end out “Tim Tripcony week” on NotesIn9.  He’ll give a demo on how you can start using Bootstrap 3 and Font Awesome with your XPages applications.  He’ll do so by using themes and a content delivery network.

Really good stuff!!