The Smart Business Developers' Kit is now available for download to Business Partners that are interested in packaging their Domino/Notes-based applications for deployment on Lotus Foundations Start. IBM Lotus Foundations offers the capability to run a range of software applications to address business challenges. The IBM Smart Business Developers' Kit V1.0
is now generally available to enable independent software vendors (ISVs) to easily package and sell Lotus Domino applications to small- and medium-sized businesses. This opens new markets for developers and gives SMB customers a host of new Domino applications to better run their businesses.
What is the IBM Smart Business Developers' Kit?
The IBM Smart Business Developers' Kit provides tools to package existing applications and deploy them to IBM Lotus Foundations Start. Business partners that use the Developers' Kit can simply point to an existing application on a Domino server and the tool will combine the necessary files into a "single-click" installation package. The applications can be deployed into environments as separate packages, or can be pre-loaded by the business partner, an important feature since many smaller companies don't have on-site IT support.
The Developers' Kit uses a four-step approach:
Where can I download the IBM Smart Business Developers' Kit?
The Developers' Kit is available for download by IBM PartnerWorld members with member level access. A PartnerWorld user ID and password are required to access the Developers' Kit download.
Download the Developers' Kit here.
For more information on the IBM PartnerWorld program, visit the IBM PartnerWorld home page. To apply for an IBM PartnerWorld membership, select the Join PartnerWorld link within the membership section.