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The Red Pill Now blog and podcast.

September 3, 2019

The Lowdown on Low-Code

During the recent Microsoft Inspire conference Satya Nadella made a comment that really caught my attention. “500 million new apps are going to be created in […]
February 14, 2019

Can HCL put Humpty Dumpty back together again

Lotus Notes sat on a wall Back in 1989 Lotus Notes was released and for many years it occupied a unique position in the software market. […]
December 13, 2018

Lotus Lives

By any measure last Friday was a very notable day in the History of Notes/Domino. Not only was it the 29th anniversary of the first release […]
September 23, 2018

A new PLACE for my Lotus

My “Replacing Lotus” blog series from 2017 attracted quite a bit of interest and I have been asked on a number of occasions if I planned […]
July 12, 2018

Domino 10: Collabsphere Just Got Very Interesting

The are now (at least) two compelling reasons to attend this year’s CollabSphere conference in Ann Arbor, MI running from July 22-24. If you are like […]
June 1, 2018

How Domino Became Engaged

Engage 2018 was an awesome event for a great many reasons. Seeing this event grow from humble beginning to an event that is now attracting 400 […]
April 26, 2018
Red Pill Now Take 5

Making Modernization Simple

Domino is back, and yellow has become the new yellow within the yellowverse. We now know that IBM/HCL have a long-term plan for Notes/Domino that extends […]
April 23, 2018
Red Pill Now Take 5

Taking the Guesswork Out of Selecting a Solution for Modernizing Your Domino Data

Join Red Pill Now’s Peter Presnell and Viktor Krantz as they discuss Take 5, our newest offering designed to take the guesswork out of selecting a […]
April 19, 2018

Podcast: Influencing Behavior Through Page Design & Color

Many of us don’t have the luxury of working with a designer while developing our apps. Just because we don’t have a designer at our disposal, […]
April 16, 2018

Red Pill Now Is Fully Engaged

Red Pill Now is delighted to be part of this year’s Engage 2018 event being held in Rotterdam from Monday May 21 to Wednesday May 23. […]
August 14, 2016

Pete Janzen: Lotus Legend

Many years ago I launched a web site called Lotus Legends that recognized the contributions made by many people inside and outside IBM to the Lotus […]
July 18, 2016

The Pitfalls of Migration

With IBM Notes and XPages having reached an apparent end of life most companies are now giving serious thought to what they do with their Notes […]
June 6, 2016

Beyond XPages

Early last year I did a presentation at several User Groups entitled “Beyond XPages”. The presentation outlined an approach for building modern Web applications for Notes data that […]
November 16, 2015

Give It a REST Nathan

TLCC are conducting another edition of their Ask The XPages Experts experts tomorrow (10:30AM Eastern) . Red Pill Now’s own Nathan T Freeman will deliver a mini-talk called […]
May 21, 2015

XPages 2.0

Thanks to TLCC and TeamStudio I had a chance last week to see the latest version of Pete Janzen’s update on the latest plans for future enhancements […]
February 27, 2014

Modern Domino: REST Services

I’ve been doing a lot of development here lately implementing and tweaking a REST service for redpill Now to get some better performance from the service. […]
February 27, 2014

Notes RNext

As we all know, it has become standard practice for IBM to refer to the next release of Notes as RNext. As engineers we usually know […]
November 24, 2013

Modern Domino: Booleans

When it comes to staying modern, there is almost no aspect of application development that stays still for long. That is true of even the most […]