Microsoft .Net String Formatting

.Net has a ton of string formatting, of which, it’s hard to recall all of them. Here’s the link to Microsoft’s string page:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.string.format(v=vs.110).aspx

Solidworks FeatureManager Design Tree Conventions

Useful info from the solidworks help files.

Mill & Lathe Coordinate System

This is from the linuxcnc.org manuals and sometimes I need reminding of the coordinate system used for a mill and definitely a lathe. I find this to be a good reference that I seem to misplace… I originally had a link to the linuxcnc documentation, but the links changed. Check out the linuxcnc.org website for . . . → Read More: Mill & Lathe Coordinate System

Supermax moving with LinuxCNC!

Finally! After several years of wanting to retro-fit my Supermax mill, here’s a simple video of motion using LinuxCNC.

I did have some issues Tuning and plan to update that at some point, but this was a success in it’s own (at least I thought so!).

 

LinuxCNC Rigid Tapping Encoder Mount??

I finally got my mill running and it would be a good idea to add an encoder to the spindle to use the rigid tapping feature in LinuxCNC. I really like Jon Elson’s method of putting Photo-eyes ‘in’ his Bridgeport head to monitor the speed & position of the bull gear, but that seems like . . . → Read More: LinuxCNC Rigid Tapping Encoder Mount??

CM10MD1-12H IGBT Troubleshooting

I’m trying to troubleshoot a CM10MD1-12H IBGT.

Here is the schematic of the IGBT:

And a link to the CM10MD1-12H mitsubishi datasheet.

C# MVVMLight Tutorial 2 – Adding a Page 4 View

Application Description

This MVVM WPF application builds on Tutorial 1 MVVMControlChange by adding a Page4 UserControl that allows the user to navigate between Page2, Page3, and the new Page4. As a refresher, Tutorial 1 consisted of a WPF Window with a contentControl and two UserControls (Page2 and Page3) that the user can navigate between with . . . → Read More: C# MVVMLight Tutorial 2 – Adding a Page 4 View

C# MVVMLight Code Snippets Installed?

This blog post covers how to check and ensure your C# MVVMLight Code Snippets are installed with Laurent Bugnion’s galasoft MVVMLight toolkit.

In Visual Studio 2010, goto Tools/Code Snippets Manager. Ensure you have the CSharp Snippets:

If the code snippets are not shown, select Add and navigate to the folder ‘like this’: C:\Program Files . . . → Read More: C# MVVMLight Code Snippets Installed?

C# MVVM Tutorial 2 – This method did NOT work!

I tried this the first time and it DID NOT WORK!! Ahhhh… Go back to the working Tutorial 2 here.

 

● Right click the Page3 folder in the Content folder of the project solution and copy. Right click on the Content folder and paste. Rename the files to include Page4:

● Update Code . . . → Read More: C# MVVM Tutorial 2 – This method did NOT work!

C# MVVM Tutorial 1 – Step by Step WPF Application with MVVMLight

I put together a MVVM tutorial for WPF using Laurent Bugnion’s MVVMLight Toolkit. This tutorial is for beginners (like me!) as I struggled to piece a workable MVVM light application together. There are many tutorials, but some are for Windows Phones or don’t have exactly what we wanted for WPF. I am still wondering why . . . → Read More: C# MVVM Tutorial 1 – Step by Step WPF Application with MVVMLight