Tag Archives: DeviceNet


I’ve been around the Industrial Automation industry for a fair amount of time now. Just [...]

OPC UA: Data Type vs. DataTypeDefinition

  Terminology is always a killer. It seems that we humans have to use special [...]

Goodbye 2013

2013 is in the rearview mirror. As I think back over 2013 I am reminded [...]

ASCII Revisited

Had lunch with Chester the other day. Chester is an old manufacturing guy from way [...]


I’m in Tampa for a few days of scuba diving and touring the area. I [...]

TCP/IP Stacks Part 3

In this blog I am going to discuss a little known flaw in a lot [...]


I’ve become jaded over the years. Sorry to say that but it’s true. I’ve lost [...]

My Time At Kimberly-Clark

Once upon a time I was a development engineer for Kimberly-Clark. That was a fun [...]

ASCII to Something

I get a number of questions every week about moving ASCII data. Moving ASCII data [...]


I have a weird relationship with Profibus. I like a bunch of things about it [...]