A major new enhancement in IBM Lotus Notes is the support for composite applications, a key element within IBM's service oriented architecture (SOA) and contextual collaboration strategy.
Using IBM Lotus Domino Designer, developers can extend Notes applications to be Notes components in composite applications. A composite application can include any combination of Notes components or Eclipse components.
The ability to combine multiple technologies into a single application provides significant business value: It enables companies to protect and extend their existing assets with increasing degrees of flexibility, and to respond quickly and cost effectively to their emerging business requirements, with applications that are significantly easier to assemble than alternative application development environments.
Working with views in composite applications
The purpose of this section is to provide you with information on how to work with composite applications in the Domino Designer development environment. The following tasks and information are covered in this section: