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Using Dropdowns to Set Tag-Paths in Ignition

Ignition is a versatile SCADA platform from Inductive Automation that is quickly becoming one of the top choices for industrial automation solutions. Ignition can run on a variety of platforms and interfaces easily with many field IO devices using it...


MQTT Ignition Communication with an Edge Gateway

Supervisory control and data acquisition, or SCADA for short, is a widely used control system architecture that allows for operators to control industrial processes both locally and remotely. One SCADA platform DMC has significant experience wit...


5 Advanced UI Design Hacks for Beginners

As a UX/UI Designer, there are so many tips and tricks I wish I knew from the start. Several quick little “quality of life things” that I know now would have sped up my workflow and improved my designs. These things often come from experi...


4 Tips for Launching a Product on Emerging Cellular Networks

The major cellular network providers (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile) have launched or are in the process of launching upgrades to their LTE networks that will enable the deployment of millions of new, previously impractical IoT solutions...


Android 10 Logo & Identity Review

Android Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California in October 2003 by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White. Soon after its creation, it was acquired by Google in 2005, and first released to the public in 2008. Android is ...


TIA Portal Autosave with Openness

Sometimes my computer crashes. Sometimes I forget to save for extended periods of time while I’m developing code in TIA Portal. When these events coincide, I don’t have a good time. However, with a little bit of C# .NET knowledge this pro...


Duplicating Related Entities using Entity Framework Core

This blog will show how to use Entity Framework Core to copy multiple related entities stored in a SQL database while maintaining their keyed relationships. While EF Core doesn’t offer a `Copy` method, there are simple ways to duplicate an e...


Microsoft SQL Server Report Builder

Report Builder is a powerful tool that allows users to design reports which can connect to and pull data from a Microsoft SQL server. When a user designs a report, they create a report definition language (.rdl) file which is not a report in and of i...


5 Great Ways to Get Started with React Components

React has quickly become one of DMC’s favorite tools for web frontend development due to its component-based structure and growing adoption. However, between the JSX syntax, component lifecycle, and state management, learning to use React ef...


Using Telerik Graphing in .NET: Tips and Tricks

When using Telerik to graph in .NET, there are some tips and tricks to remember. Refer to Using Telerik to Create Multi-Series Plots in .NET for the basis of this blog. Populate Your Chart with Data – Series Provider In Using Tele...


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