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Fun with POI4XPages and Maven

It's been long since I wrote my last post. For part of that period I completely left world of Domino and XPages. During that time also many interesting XPages technologies and project appeared or got more popular. One of them is build automation using Maven, so my plan for holidays was to check recent posts from Christian and Jesse about mavenization of XPages libraries.

Before I got to them, a friend of mine called with a request for PDF creation on Domino. It was not for an XPages app, but anyway it seemed like a good fit for POI4XPages, which could be built by Maven. I agreed to create small demo for him. Main goal was to generate an order document which also contains table of items. It will be called by a button on classic notes form, so the plan was to use  URLOpen to download it from the server. Problem that comes with this is that users won't be authenticated, so custom security and session as signer is needed.

I had some prior experience with POI4XPages and FOP, which …