New to Python - Accessing Lotus Notes

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Wed Jul 16 21:40:58 CEST 2008

On Jul 16, 2:11 pm, KDawg44 <KDaw... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a Lotus Notes Database that tracks time spent on projects.
> What I would like to do is develop a Time Tracker in Python that
> communicates with the server.  This would pull projects in and allow a
> use to start a timer as he/she works on a given project.  The user
> would then be able to commit this back to the database (thus,
> preventing them from having to go to the calendar view and pick the
> project and enter the hours).
> As another potential feature, I would like the user to be able to
> create projects in the app and track time and then when a project
> exists in the database, it would retroactively add those hours (users
> cannot create their own projects and sometimes managers take some time
> to actually get a project in the system).  Lasty, the user could run a
> report by date to get their hours on each project.
> Anyway, long story short, how can I communicate with Lotus Notes to
> accomplish these tasks?  Lotus Notes 7.
> Thank you for your help.  I am very new to Python and am hoping to
> learn a lot from this project so I can incorporate Python into my
> daily tasks.  Also, forgive my rant as I figured out some of my specs
> as I typed this.
> Thanks again.
> Kevin

Use is very cool. Here are some links I found:



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