Aviva Solutions released a c# Guidelines for c# 3, 4 & 5. First step in c# or after using it for a long time, it’s always a good thing to use some Guidelines. For a lot of people, learning c# was fone by themselves, so in this case, even if we use some rules, are they good ? You can find a lots of guidelines in internet, This one is esay to read and has a good exemples to explains why something should not be done. Written by developpers of Aviva solutions It’s not a document
More and more when we develop in ArchestrA we try to use .Net development habits.
In recent years ArchestrA has became very flexible, but even now some properties or functionality of .Net objects are not implemented in ArchestrA and we need to make some short scripts to have the same or similar behavior as in .Net. We often wish to use the background colour of text to highlight the importance of the state -for example “Open” may be on a green background and “Closed” on a red
Wonderware has released today a new technote (903) about Multi Galaxy Communication. That gives us a new way of defining our applications architecture. That can be useful in many cases from regulated environment where editing an existing application can generate a big workload, to large distributed projects. For the ones who like ‘islands of automation’ like me, you will have a very flexible way of defining your architecture. The configuration is very easy and very well des
Settings View and Templates View was Added to the Tool. You can now : Connect/Disconnect a Galaxy, Browse the Model View and select instances or area that will appear in Instances View. Templates View is updated automatically, displaying templates used by selected instances. Next week, I will work on the main part : Editing templates and instances to select (Attributes, or Graphics). To be continued…
While doing some research for an article I am writing on using the AppDomain in ArchestrA, I came across an interesting technote by P Kulkarni (Tech Note 804 – Consuming and Acknowledging Alarms Using Application Server Quickscript). There is a very simple example in there of how to use the WonderWare Alarm Toolkit to get at alarms produced in an ArchestrA installation. I thought I would have a quick go at using some of the techniques in the post, and I found that in a few li
Yesterday we fitted a SSD to a clients HMI PC to see how much extra speed we could get out of the installation. We initially decided to just put the managed app on the additional drive. I was curious to see how much traffic had moved to the SSD and if the old HDD was being accessed at all, so I downloaded ProcessMonitor to check. I quickly identified that the check-pointer and logger were still writing to the disk, so those were dealt with. What I also found was that the regi
Gartner is incubating a concept called People Centric Security that loosens controls and relies on end-users to assume responsibilities for protecting IT systems and data. http://t.co/qEneKubm CATEGORIES: Security