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ICC 2023 Recap: Elevate to Innovate

For the eleventh time, automation professionals and enthusiasts the world over convened in Folsom, California, for Inductive Automation’s Ignition Community Conference (ICC). The theme...

by Aaron Block, Inductive Automation   -  October 06, 2023
Hatching a Better Incubator: The Evolution of an Engineer’s Personal Project Thomas Goetz Tue, 08/15/2023 - 09:00
I’ve long been fascinated by incubating bird eggs — to me, it’s like a little miracle every time I see a duckling come out of its shell. This fascination, married with my love of technology and engineering mindset, led me to build my very own automated egg incubator, which I’ve used to hatch a number of different species, including chicken, bobwhite quail, and guinea fowl.
Behold the Two Integrators Who Shall Duel at ICC for the Build-a-Thon Crown! Travis Cox Wed, 07/19/2023 - 08:30
In this most epic of yearly Build-a-Thons, our 33 competitors have gallantly traversed the Lands of Ignition, faced monsters, and even befriended a dragon to reach the end of our challenges. Two competitors have made it through this intrepid journey ahead of all of the rest — only to find that their adventures have just begun.
Announcing 2023's Legendary Build-a-Thon Finalists! Travis Cox Thu, 07/06/2023 - 08:00
This year, our 33 chosen finalists will battle with their swords of Ignition to reach the final challenge of the Build-a-Thon live at ICC. This year will feature only one challenge for our fearsome competitors to demonstrate their Ignition knowledge. Their journey will begin on July 18th at 1:00 PM PDT. It will be a fight to determine the final two, as those two teams that finish their travels first will compete against each other at ICC 2023.
Announcing Build-a-Thon 2023: The Ultimate Ignition Quest Travis Cox Tue, 06/13/2023 - 09:00
This year's Build-a-Thon promises to be an adventure like no other. Join us as we embark on a journey through the mystical realm known as the Lands of Ignition to determine the two finalists that will compete live at ICC 2023.
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Ignition 8.1.23: UDT Hierarchy Tool, System Cleanup Properties, IdP Password Reset Support

Ignition 8.1.23 includes a tool for quickly viewing UDT inheritance, a trio of properties to assist with automated system cleanup, enhancements for internal and external IdPs, and more...

by Aaron Block, Inductive Automation   -  December 13, 2022
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ICC X Recap: The Best of Both Worlds

Every year, the Ignition Community Conference gets bigger. That means more attendees, more sessions, and more insights. But ICC X — our tenth annual gathering of the worldwide Ignition...

by Aaron Block, Inductive Automation   -  October 05, 2022