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Overview of Microsoft Flow's New Word Online Connectors

In the January 2019 features for Flow, Microsoft announced the new Word Online connectors that give users two new actions.         1. Populate a Microsoft Word template         2. Convert a Word docu...


Creating SharePoint List Items in Microsoft Flow Using a REST API

I was recently creating a Flow when I realized that the “Create Item” and “Update Item” actions in Microsoft Flow would not allow me to set the value of a hyperlink field. To overcome this, I used the “Send an HTTP re...


Connecting Custom Applications to the Factory Floor

DMC has expertise in both industrial and PC-based software development. In other words, we do a great deal of projects involving PLCs; but we also write plenty of complex PC-based apps. But my personal favorites are projects that combine the two. ...


Occasionally Connected Database Applications with Microsoft Sync Services

It is often desired to have "occasionally connected" applications where a device may not always be connected to a network and that makes the task of maintaining a central data store such as SQL Server 2008R2 consistent across...


Installing Visual Studio 6.0 on Windows XP or Vista

One of the more fun, and sometimes challenging aspects of working at DMC are service calls to work on legacy systems, hardware, and software. I have recently been working on a Baldor motion control system with a Visual C++ 6.0 front end. When I fi...