What is XML?

What is XML? Maybe you’ve found yourself asking that question at some point in time. To some, it’s just another meaningless acronym. To others, whether knowingly or not, it’s a key technology that they use every day. Today we’re going to give you the skinny on XML. Not just that, we’re also going to fill […]

Aras Innovator Activity Variables in Workflow

Workflow processes in Aras Innovator can have their own metadata (in addition to tasks, voting details, an electronic signature, and the metadata of routed content). This workflow-specific metadata is in the form of activity variables, which can be defined by the administrator on a per-process-type basis. Aras Innovator workflow activity variables can be used for […]

Triggers in MQL for ENOVIA V6 and 3DXP

The underpinnings of ENOVIA V6 and the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform (3DXP) can be quite complex at first glance, but once you have the lay of the land, it is evident that MQL is a foundational component worth understanding. There are many important things to know about MQL (Matrix Query Language), but one not-so-obvious element is the […]

Aras Innovator and Raspberry Pi

At Razorleaf, we’re all about innovative process solutions, and one of our consultants, Dennis Lindinger, recently proved that point. Dennis built custom hardware AND software for Aras Innovator to highlight the power of special purpose Innovator clients. The real-world usage scenario at work here is for accessing shop floor work instructions and logging serialized assembly […]

Progress Meter in BasicScript for SmarTeam

BasicScript is a very useful tool for prototyping ENOVIA SmarTeam customizations and for writing short, focused scripts or macros. The BasicScript Editor is installed with every Windows client of SmarTeam and has a simple interface that even non-developers find accessible – it’s sort of like the VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) of the SmarTeam world. […]

Autocomplete and IntelliSense

If you’ve been developing programs for a while, you probably either love autocompletion features or you hate them.  If you’re in the former camp, or you’re just getting started with programming, this tip is just for you.  Autocomplete, or the Microsoft equivalent, IntelliSense, is a feature within certain software that tries to automatically complete what […]