Tech Talk : PowerPoint – Faded Image Watermark

I am required to put together PowerPoint on regular basis however, the only graphics tools I have in my arsenal is Paint and GIMP. Don’t get me wrong, GIMP does most of the things Photoshop does but sometime, it is faster and more efficient if PowerPoint has some in built tool to manipulate graphics. That’s Read more about Tech Talk : PowerPoint – Faded Image Watermark[…]

Tech Talk : Batch – Date/Time Stamp With WMIC

How many of us programmers have always wanted a quick one or two liner code to get you a nicely formatted date time stamp which we wanted to use in our file naming format, log file entry tracking, etc. Well you have come to the right spot my friend. I had a similar need… like Read more about Tech Talk : Batch – Date/Time Stamp With WMIC[…]

TechTalk – Electronics : Pull Up Resistors, Pull Down Resistors

Straight off of Ardunio’s web page (see reference below)…. ‘Just because you have nothing at all connected to an input pin doesn’t mean it is a logical zero.’ Pull-up resistors are installed in an electronic circuits to ensure that inputs to board settles at expected logic levels (one or zero) if external devices are disconnected Read more about TechTalk – Electronics : Pull Up Resistors, Pull Down Resistors[…]

Tech Talk : GIMP – How to Remove Objects And People From Photo

Introduction Photobomb…. If you are giving one, its great times. However, if you are receiving one, bummer. So, how do you remove the idiocracy act of kindness? This article will show you just how. I am using a simpler image/photo (of a mug) so that I can explain it better. Lets get started. 1) Open Read more about Tech Talk : GIMP – How to Remove Objects And People From Photo[…]

Tech Talk : Handbrake – Flip Video (Mirror)

I recently found some article that that captures how to flip a video. Check it out. 1) Open you video source 2) Selection the destination 3) Click on “Video” tab. 4) Enter “, –rotate=2” in the “Extra Options” textbox. 5) Click on “Start” (green play button) to start converting. A few more pointer to know Read more about Tech Talk : Handbrake – Flip Video (Mirror)[…]

Tech Talk : Unity & XCode – Parse error

I have been working with unity using Windows platform. Works very well in developing apk files for Android through Windows but to develop Apple app…. not so much. You will either need an Apple Developer ID (host in Apple App Store) or use an independent XCode programming tool to load the Unity app. Btw it Read more about Tech Talk : Unity & XCode – Parse error[…]

TechTalk – FactoryLink : Database Troubleshooting

You look at Run-Time Manager and see it has a red background button what used to be green (which meant good task in Run-Time Manager). Next to it, there are some cryptic message from the Run-Time Manager saying “Historian SQL error: EXEC(17,-1)”. Ok now what is that? Well have no fear. I have consolidated guidelines Read more about TechTalk – FactoryLink : Database Troubleshooting[…]

TechTalk – Rockwell : Data Highway Networking Best Practice

Throughout my whole career, I have see Data Highway Plus (DH+) built with good intention but as the facility matures, due to the cocktail of “project compartmentalization” and “tunnel vision” of project … and budget or course, this network design best practice get neglected. And DH+ no doubt being a very rugged communication protocol, will Read more about TechTalk – Rockwell : Data Highway Networking Best Practice[…]

Tech Talk : C#.NET – Simplified Threading

This is going to be a very short article outlining threading aka multi tasking in computer world… SIMPLIFIED!!!! Here it goes… Snippet

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