Tutorial: Workshop for Developers 1: Plant Layout Application

Workshop for Developers 1: Plant Layout Application

Tutorial Overview

The Plant Layout Application is a sample application showing how the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps suite can be extended to build custom apps. In this tutorial, we took a sample plant layout image and positioned the different lines and assets in corresponding spots to give a visual cue. We are overlaying the assets statuses and other metrics on top of the layout to provide the statuses of different lines and assets:

Developers can take this sample application, add their own layouts for each of their plants or lines and provide a user interface for Plant Managers and others providing a comprehensive view of one or more plants/lines. This example along with other configuration videos/documents will demonstrate how quickly applications can be built using the Thingworx Manufacturing Apps.

Getting Started

Step 1 - Download the Plant Layout Package

Step 2 - Inside the Plant Layout Package, open the “Plant Layout Application Installation and Configuration” document and follow the instructions.

Support and Feedback

If you have any questions related to the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps (installation, configuration, capabilities) or this tutorial, we invite to check our ThingWorx for Manufacturing Group on the ThingWorx Community page. You will be able to search and view posts from other participants of this Early Access program, from PTC Subject Matter Experts. You will be able to ask questions, share your lessons learned and provide feedback.

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  • If you do not have an account, you will first have to login on the top right end side of the page

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