Okuma has a separate API for both the mill and the lathe but there are many methods that are identical between the two.  For instance the SetCommonVariableValue method has the same signature in both API’s.  In this screen cast I will show you how to easily create an application that will automatically use the correct flavor of the THINC API based on the environment you are running in.

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Service Tech at Gosiger Michigan. Twitter: @jon_weaver6

4 responses »

  1. Incredible I appreciate you actually dealing with the topic of Using .
    NET Interfaces for machine neutral THiNC applications |
    Thincster. It’s good to read something like this via the web eventually. Reminds me personally of stress which i was reading in relation to most recently for whatever reason. Anyway, have a good day and continue on distributing!

  2. […] is the same as the interface pattern explained at the THINCster blog. The only difference is that I’m inheriting a base class with some existing implementation, […]

  3. […] Jon Weaver at Gosiger has already posted a video of using .NET interfaces for machine neutral THINC applications. If you’re unfamiliar with .NET interfaces, it’s worth the 13:54 of your time. I also […]

  4. cw says:

    very nice man

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