Charts and XPages: Thanks Julian Buss

A couple of months ago I asked whether people would be interested in custom controls for Dojo charting. I got lots of positive responses and people interested in helping out. However, then ILUG intervened and shortly afterwards one of my sessions for Lotusphere was accepted. On top of that I struggled to get my head …

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Would XPages Dojox Charting Custom Controls Be A Welcome Addition?

It’s been a while since I added anything to my Dojox Charting tutorial, although recently I’ve been looking (albeit very briefly) at the functionality available for 3D charts. With the release of the XPages Extension Library earlier this year, with which there were a number of Dojo widgets packaged, I was interested and a little nervous to …

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XPages 8.5.2 & Rich Text: Extending the CKEditor

Those who have followed my blog will be aware that I posted an article earlier this year about extending the Rich Text Editor. That showed that the Rich Text Editor used an extension of a dojo class, ibm.domino.widget.layout.DominoRichText, and could be extended by defining various dojoAttributes, for example fontName as Arial, extraPlugins as [“createLink”,”|”] to …

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Extending the Rich Text Editor in XPages

Some time ago Steve Leland added a great article to the Domino Application Development wiki for extending the rich text editor in XPages. On a similar topic, some time ago I posted an idea on IdeaJam for using the Editor2 dojo widget that ships with the Domino Blog template for XPages. For those who haven’t …

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Dojox Charting Tutorial – Part Six: Appendices

As I said in Part One, this series came about through an awareness of dojox charting and a desire to investigate its suitability to replace our current third-party solution. At the time I was not aware of NotesReconn on OpenNTF, which recently won second place in the TeamStudio Spotlight awards, and that’s definitely on my radar now …

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Dojox Charting Tutorial – Part Five: Line Chart HTML Markup

In the previous parts of this tutorial (accessible from the link on the left-hand side of this page) I have shown how to use the dojox charting code to create pie charts, bar charts, column charts, and a line chart via javascript. In this part, I will create a line chart similar to the one created in …

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Dojox Charting Tutorial – Part Four: Line Chart Via Javascript

So far in the tutorial I have shown how to create series in javascript, generate a pie chart on an XPage with animations and a legend, and generate bar and column charts using a custom tooltip to show more than just the content of the series. In this part I will show how to generate …

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Dojox Charting Tutorial – Part Three: Column and Bar Charts

In Part One I have given some background and generic code quired on any page showing a dojo chart. In Part Two I added a series using javascript onto my XPage and generated a pie chart. In Part Three I will cover the other two chart types shown on my first demo page, column charts …

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Dojox Charting Tutorial – Part Two: Creating Series and Generating the Pie Chart

In Part One I covered the generic code elements required on the XPage before we get as far as creating the data for the chart and the chart itself. Now we get into the interesting stuff. Creating a Series The first part of the chart is the series. What I’m looking to produce is an array …

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