Being Cloud Ready

I just spent the last two days participating in an IoT and Data Analytics Hand-on-Lab at Microsoft Canada in Calgary. It was awesome to see what they are doing with their cloud product offering and how it can be used to enable business intelligence and possibility for new applications. Here is a screenshot of a […]

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Getting ClearSCADA Help

ClearSCADA is a surprisingly open piece of software. The help file is packed with example code, decent explanations of settings and objects, system requirements, example architectures and more.┬áSchneider Electric has some great online resources for the ClearSCADA software product too. Thankfully this is one of the few sections of the internet left where you do […]

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Software Library Recommendations

Any developer’s toolkit is going to involve a decent amount of software. An automation programmer’s toolkit is full of odd-ball, proprietary, weird dependency driven configuration software. Here are some quick tips my mentor shared with me regarding software installers when I started doing automation programming. When I first got my laptop, she sat me down […]

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