Guide Concept

Now that you understand the fundamental functionalities of the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps from guides 1-3, we will see how those functionalities can be customized to provide value unique to different plant users. It is recommended that you complete guides 1-3 before starting this guide.

This guide will demonstrate how the ThingWorx Manufacturing Apps can be modified to include information relevant from an external database for maintenance personnel. You will learn how to establish a connection to an external Maintenance Order database and tie Maintenance Orders to the relevant asset.

The Custom Asset Viewer App you will use is designed for Maintenance personnel but is an example of how the ThingWorx Maintenance Apps can be customized for different roles within the factory.

Guide Info

Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published May 09, 2019
Author Ryan Servais

You'll learn how to

    • Configure a custom mashup
    • Connect ThingWorx to an external database
    • Import data from an external database
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CREATE A CUSTOM ASSET VIEWER

Outline
  • Step 1: Download Supporting Files
  • Step 2: Create User
  • Step 3: Add Model Tag
  • Step 4: Import Extensions
  • Step 5: Configure Database Connection Properties
  • Step 6: Set Up Database
  • Step 7: Open Custom Asset Viewer
  • Step 8: Understand Supporting Services
  • Step 9: Next Steps

This guide is part of a Learning Path. We've curated other guides relevant to this one to help you learn and get up to speed as quickly as possible.
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Manufacturing Apps
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