Lotus Notes Programming?

Hi,

I would like to write a simple database application in lotus notes.
I have never programmed for lotus notes before, and I do not know what I need to get started:

- Any development kit that I have to download? is it free?
- What language does it use? where can I learn it? Any tutorials from the web?

Many Thanks

gghalebAsked:
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madheeswarCommented:
Check this:
http://argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/faq/

U can download Lotus NOtesClient and Designer (for programming) from notes.net

If u want to write Lotus Script programe, u need to have idea of VB Scripts.
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gghalebAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Do you mean to download Domino Designer?  But it says it is not free?
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madheeswarCommented:
I am not sure about license. From notes.net, if you search, there will be a trail version for 90days. You have to check the site for download.
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cezarFCommented:
check if R7 beta is still available for download. i heard there's no expiration. haven't  downloaded it myself though.
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cezarFCommented:
sorry R7 beta is no longer available from ibm site.
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alifaikCommented:
Hi
You can check the lotus notes red book from IBM, it is kind of guide
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/e7141c118473e67885256a420076cf40/d04592e8c121e76185256e7f00479c7d?OpenDocument

here you find the lotus domino hand book
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/SG245331.html?Open it is very useful, since it gives you an overview of the language that you will use for development which is LotusScript, it resembles visual basic very much.
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