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DevOps: High-Speed Programming Unit Tests

By Calvin Hamus | 01/21/2020
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WinCC Open Architecture (OA) has supported Unit Tests for quite a while now, however, when Siemens released version 3.16, one of the new features was High-Speed Programming.  This new feature set included a tool for project documentation and the ability...

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Is TDD the Future of SCADA/MES Development?

By Calvin Hamus | 01/21/2020
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As SCADA, MES, and HMI projects become larger, more complicated, and interact with many different systems, the time has come to start thinking about adopting TDD and Unit Tests into your development lifecycle. What is a Unit Test? A Unit...

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News & Updates: End of Life for Windows 7

By Lynsey Voter | 01/20/2020
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The “Roaring Twenties V2.0″ has begun, and with that, we must say farewell to Windows 7. This is a scary thought, knowing how many organizations are still standardized on Windows 7. Aside from Internet Backgammon and Checkers, we can also...

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WinCC OA: Setting up Chronograf with InfluxDB

By Calvin Hamus | 01/16/2020
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With the release of WinCC OA 3.17, one of the newest and biggest changes is the addition of the NextGen Archiver.  The NextGen Archiver runs on an InfluxDB database and is a great way to store your data.  InfluxDB is...

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IIoT | Edge: WinCC OA now Supports Node-RED

By Shawn Sandoval | 01/14/2020
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Inside of WinCC OA version 3.17, Node-RED is natively supported. This is important because this furthers the evolution of Siemens WinCC OA platform to support the ever-growing IIoT device market. To be concise, Node-RED will allow WinCC OA to communicate...

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DevOps: 6 Steps to Integrate Git into WinCC OA

By Calvin Hamus | 01/08/2020
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Inside of WinCC OA version 3.17, Git will be natively supported, however, with a little bit of work, you can leverage it with version release 3.16.  In this post, I will go through the required steps to add Git to...

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News & Updates: Calvin Hamus Joins KAASM

By KAASM | 01/08/2020
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Located in Phoenix, AZ – Calvin recently joined KAASM to manage an industrial technology portfolio that includes software development, technical product support, E-Learning, and DX consulting. With over 10 years of working in software and automation industries, Calvin’s IT and...

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WinCC OA: Patch Release 14

By KAASM | 09/27/2019
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Siemens ETM has released V3.16 P14. The WinCC OA download is now available via our downloads page. Download WinCC OA

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WinCC OA V3.16 P13

WinCC OA: Patch Release 13

By KAASM | 09/12/2019
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Siemens ETM has released V3.16 P13. View the changelog to see the new features and solved problems that have been released with WinCC OA patch 13. The WinCC OA download is now available via our KAASM downloads page. Download WinCC...

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WinCC OA: How to Add Rulers to the Trend Object

By KAASM | 09/05/2019
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Part of working with an open platform is being able to change or enhance out of the box functionality to meet your needs. This short tutorial will introduce and show you how to add a ruler to WinCC OA. The...

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