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New ControlLogix Lesson Added!

One of the most requested topics for my ControlLogix course has been the creating and using of Add-on Instructions (AOIs) And today I'm happy to announce the addition of a new lesson to PAC Basics which teaches students how to create and...

The Automation School Upgraded!

So you may have been wondering where I've been for the last few weeks? Well, I've spent most of my free time upgrading The Automation School's website and server, and re-launched the site last week. One of the most noticeable changes is the...

New ControlLogix Lessons Added!

The Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Programmable Automation Controller platform is a powerful and versatile programmable controller line. However, it can also be quite intimidating for those new to the platform. With that in mind, I've continued to expand my ControlLogix course in order to...

More ControlLogix Lessons Added!

The number of free Add-on Instructions available for the Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Programmable Automation Controller platform is quite impressive. Just between the AOIs available from Rockwell's Sample Code Website and their PlantPAx Library of Process Objects, there are over a hundred...

PLC Basics Kickstarter Celebrates Five Year Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary, PLC Basics! Five years ago this month, on May 2nd, 2014, my Kickstarter campaign to create an affordable PLC video course was successfully funded thanks to forty five awesome people who believed in my vision to produce affordable...

Learn to use VMware

Knowing how to use virtualization software is must have knowledge for today's controls engineer. For designers developing code for new control systems, utilizing a virtualized system insures that the occasional system crushing update or patch that otherwise would bring any progress to a screeching halt becomes nothing more than a bad...

ControlLogix Training Now Available At The Automation School

Today I'm happy to announce that my new ControlLogix training course, PAC Basics, is now available to take online at TheAutomationSchool.com. This new edition of the course is much enhanced over the previously available "on-demand" Vimeo version in several ways. The...

Automation Training Sale: Get lifetime access to all these courses for just $599!

New Year, New Automation Training Mega Bundles! You can now save over 50% AND get all lifetime access to all of our currently published extended courses for just $599 with our new Spring 2019 Mega Bundle! While this promotion is aimed at individuals, we...
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Micro Programmable Controller Basics

"Everything you need to know to get started using PLCs!"   Today I'm proud to announce the release of my very first DVD training video, "Micro Programmable Controller Basics." This release is the culmination of nearly a year's worth of weekends and...
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Do you know someone who would like to learn PLCs?

If you know someone who would like to learn PLCs, I may have exactly what they've been looking for.   Not everyone is fortunate enough to work for a big company that will send them away for weeks at a time...

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