Luke is the Technical Trainer for all CygNet Software at Weatherford and has been with the company since 2014. He teaches all five CygNet Courses (Basic Configuration, Advanced Configuration, Administrator, CygNet Measurement, and Mobile) at the Katy, TX Facility, as well as conducts on-site training by request, Luke teaches courses throughout the year at the CygNet Development Office in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Canvas Preview: Tag Chooser

October 19, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

If you’ve been using CygNet for even a little while you will have heard discussion and seen presentations about the next CygNet HMI, Canvas.  With its impending official release this fall we want to start a multi-part series introducing you to some of Canvas’ new and exciting features.

In this first post post we will introduce the Tag Chooser.The Tag Chooser introduces a whole new way to find, filter, select, and apply Facilities and Points to other Canvas Controls.  It is one of the primary driving controls in Canvas and in future posts you will no doubt see it used to drive things like Grids, Charts, and Text Tools, so it seems only fitting to begin the first post with the Tag Chooser.

CygNet and Data Reporting Webinar Summary

September 13, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

There are a variety of ways to collect and distribute the data from within CygNet and data reporting was the topics of our webinar this month.

In this webinar we walk through several reporting options and discuss some of the considerations you may need to make when deciding which tool will best suit your needs.

Webinar – CygNet and Data Reporting

September 08, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

What kind of reports do you generate?  Are you aware of the various reporting options available with CygNet?

CygNet offers a variety of reporting options, and depending on how you want that data organized will depend on which method is best for you.

In this month’s Webinar we’ll discuss how to connect with data stored in CygNet, the tools available, and how to decide which one will suit your needs the best.  Often a combination of data access methods will be used to serve various departments.

Automatic Service Recovery and CygNet Broadcast Webinar Summary

July 27, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

Automatic Service Recovery has been enhanced to include a single service failover recovery stage, do you know how it works?  CygNet Broadcast allows you to send notifications to both Studio and Vision applications to alert users to site wide information.  Have you seen it in action yet?  Do you want to know how to set-up and configure these options for yourself?

CygNet Webinar – Automatic Service Recovery and Broadcast

July 21, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

How do you configure a service to automatically failover with Redundancy?  How do you alert all of your clients to a planned failover, or let them know about upcoming maintenance?

Before version 8.5.1 you’d be hard pressed to come up with a simple answer.

In version 8.5.1 we have a simple answer to both.

Automatic Service Recovery, and CygNet Broadcast!

Service Logging – Extended Mode Webinar Summary

June 21, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could retain service log information in a single file even after service restarts?  We think so too!

The Extended service logging configuration mode was added in v8.5 and we covered the feature, and the changes it brings, in our June webinar.

CygNet Webinar – Service Logging Extended Mode

June 15, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

Would you like to have additional log file retention options?

In CygNet version 8.5 a new service logging mode, Extended, has been added that provides a new collection of logging options that might just change the way you think about historical service log file retention.

This month we will explain the newly added, Extended Mode, available as a new configuration option in each service’s config file.

Using the Generic Grid Control Webinar Summary

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

The Generic Grid Control is a simple to use but powerful addition to the Cygnet Studio tool set.  During our May webinar we discussed how to statically and dynamically layout, configure, customize, filter, sort, group, and interact with the grid through VBScript

Creating Custom Canvas Controls (WESC Session)

May 24, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

This year at the Weatherford Enterprise Software Conference, our pre-conference training covered building custom controls for Canvas.  We wanted to make sure that this information was available for everyone, and could be reviewed on-demand.  Blake and I recorded a version of the session offline for you to watch and review at your convenience.  The video and asset files are now ready and included in this post!

CygNet Webinar – Using the Generic Grid Control in CygNet Studio

May 03, 2017 / 0 comments / in General  / by Luke Williams

In CygNet 8.5.0 we released the Generic Grid Control, an ActiveX control that can be used in CygNet Studio and Vision to display whatever data you choose.

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