Weekly Thoughts

How can we bring modern PC development to PLC?

Let’s start by looking at what PC and PLC developers have in common. To an untrained eye, it seems like they are doing the same thing. They both solve problems by writing code.

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Weekly Thoughts

How can we reuse the work we have already done?

There are plenty of problems in programming and many of them are already solved. These solutions often come in so-called “packages”. And by the way, Inxton is a set of packages too.

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Deep Dive

Fixing the ‘Automation pyramid.’ Does anyone else see that our industry is broken?

There is a relentless rise in the sentiment that the expectations set by Industry 4.0 are far from being realized. Rumour has it that Industry 5.0 is coming, and yet again, we risk contributing a new item to the collection of buzzwords devoid of meaning.

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Weekly Thoughts

How can we utilize PC developers instead of PLC programmers?

During my studies never have I ever heard the word PLC. But you’re a programmer, aren’t you? … Asked the project manager. I am. I’ve just never heard about Ladder programming or Structured text. Like ever.

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Weekly Thoughts

Not so simple in a PLC: What day is it today?

How to get the day of the week on a TwinCAT3 PLC? With a little help of Inxton and C#?😊 This is how you get the day of the week in C#. var dayOfTheWeek = DateTime.Today.DayOfWeek; Console.WriteLine(dayOfTheWeek);

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Inxton Explained

What is possible with Inxton?

Learn what to expect from the Inxton.Vortex.Framework before you download your first license.

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Inxton Explained

How to get up and running with Inxton in six simple steps?

Follow these six simple steps and get started with Inxton. You can download a preview version of Inxton to try it out first — experience all the benefits with absolutely no commitment!

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Inxton Explained

Why Inxton and How It Helps With Your PLC

We are just like you – we have struggled with programming PLCs just like you might be right now. That is why we designed an environment to increase the efficiency of automation programmers. Inxton is developed independently, yet stays responsive to the programmers’ needs — to your needs.

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Inxton Explained

Understanding Inxton in One Diagram

In this day and age, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are required to do more than ever before: access databases, make HTTP requests, build JSONs - things they were never meant to do, even though it is possible.

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Inxton Explained

The Future of PLC Coding: Get to Know Inxton in 88 Seconds

Hey, we are Inxton!👋 We are a group of tech enthusiasts from MTS; helping the new generation of automation engineers to bridge the gap between PLC programming and modern ways of writing code.

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