Domino To Go: how we will proceed after Lotusphere (iPhone and iPad Apps for Lotus Notes)
On Lotusphere, we presented our new product Domino To Go for the first time to the public. And it was very successful. It seems that have a solution for developing native, offline capable "Lotus Notes" Apps for iPhone and iPad (and Android, in the near future) that the customers really like.
Everyone I showed Domino To Go during Lotusphere told me that Domino To Go is impressive and the way to go. That was quite nice to hear :-)
So for us, that means to proceed on this road and to make Domino To Go available as polished product as fast as possible. And we will do exactly that.
In the next days and weeks we will:
- release a public beta
- follow up to all people we talked to during Lotusphere
- notify people about the beta when it's available
- finialize pricing
- adding more marketing stuff to the website
- selecting some customers to do the first projects with
We are working on the beta release right now, we only want to squeeze one more initial feature into the framework and test some obfuscating techniques so that it's resonable hard to reverse-engineer the code.
Furthermore, we need some legal stuff to protect our code from being distributed freely throughout the net, since we are well aware that obfuscating is no real protection.
So if you want to be a beta tester, please be prepared to sign some piece of paper before getting your hands on the code. Personally I don't like to do that, but since there is no real protection for the code, we feel that this is neccessary.