Modern Domino: Icons

In many way Lotus Notes was a pioneer in the use of icons to display information about documents in applications. Icons continue to play an important role in Web, Social, and Mobile applications. icons can stand out from text for easy recognition. In the case of mobile applications they also provide the appropriate amount of screen real-estate for a touch point. In this article we look at the history of icons in Notes applications, including some of the latest techniques being used in modern Domino applications.

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Peter Presnell
Peter Presnell
CEO at Red Pill NOW. Strategist, technologist, blogger, presenter, and IBM Champion 2011/12. For years many companies have invested heavily in the Notes/Domino platform and I see my role as helping to find paths forward for that investment.

1 Comment

  1. Wow, you made me remember the database of Notes icons. I hadn’t thought of those in 15 years. You are right, Notes was pretty revolutionary in the use of icons.

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