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IBM Maximo Asset Management

A Quick Unofficial Guide To Maximo Integration Options

Posted by Daniel Ng on August 5, 2013.

If you are new to Maximo and are wondering what kind of options are available to you to integrate other applications with your Maximo system, this quick guide is for you.

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Microsoft Visual Studio

Tips & Tricks: Using LINQ-2-Twitter to Embed Tweets in .NET Application

Posted by Daniel Ng on July 21, 2013.

Here I am sharing some tips and tricks on using LINQ-to-Twitter, a free 3rd party .NET class library, to connect to Twitter to search for tweets to embed in your .NET application.

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IBM Maximo Asset Management

Setting Up A Fully Automated Fleet Preventative Maintenance Program

Posted by Daniel Ng on June 25, 2013.

This article provides an example of how one can set up a fully automated fleet Preventative Maintenance (PM) program.

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Microsoft Visual Studio

Extract Data From Excel Files Into Database VB.NET Code Sample

Posted by Daniel Ng on June 16, 2013.

Here I am sharing my VB.NET source code for a recent Excel related project. I developed a small Windows application that will iterate through a list of complex Excel data entry forms, and extract data from them into a database. The application is an example of a simple multi-threaded application.

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IBM Maximo Asset Management

How To Bring Linear Work Orders Into GIS

Posted by Daniel Ng on May 29, 2013.

This tutorial shows you how to bring Maximo linear work orders into your enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS). This is particular helpful if you like to visualize your data on a map but do have products such as IBM Maximo Spatial Asset Manager or activeG MapEngine at your disposal.

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Microsoft Visual Studio

How To Always Maximize MDI Child Form

Posted by Daniel Ng on December 31, 2012.

This is just a simple tutorial to clarify on what you ought to do when you want to always maximize your MDI child forms.

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IBM Maximo Asset Management

How To Import Data Into Maximo Through MIF Interface Tables [Example: MATUSETRANS]

Posted by Daniel Ng on July 14, 2012.

The Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) is essentially a collection of applications which we can use to set up integration between Maximo and other external information systems. For those who are new to MIF (or the previous incarnation, MEA), it can be confusing to comprehend because there are many parts and components and not to mention many new terminologies. In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of setting up a basic MIF to import data into Maximo through a set of database tables called interface tables. This hopefully will be enough to get your feet wet.

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IBM Maximo Asset Management

How To Create A Custom Dialog Box In Maximo Allowing User To Email BIRT Report

Posted by Daniel Ng on May 27, 2012.

This is a comprehensive tutorial on how to create a custom dialog box in Maximo allowing user to email BIRT report as attachment. While this tutorial is about a very specific functionality, the overall aim is to use this example as a segue to introduce a few useful and common concepts to those who are new to Maximo/MBO customization.

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