Friday, May 18, 2018

EB GUIDE Monitor Scripts – Top Tips and Tricks – Part II

Henry Moser

Part II of this blog post now describes how to set up an EB GUIDE Monitor scripting environment with Visual Studio to write EB GUIDE Monitor scripts. Read Part I here.

Coding with an IDE always saves time and eliminates a lot of frustration. That’s why we recommand to create your EB GUIDE Monitor scripts with Visual Studio. There you can write your scripts in a powerful IDE and use smart functions such as syntax highlighting, auto-completion and real-time-compilation.
The following steps describe how to set up Visual Studio to do this.

  1. Create an empty C# project
    Create an empty C# projekt
  2. Set “Platform target” to x86
    Platform target
  3. Add references to necessary EB GUIDE Monitor Libraries
    Add references to necessary EB GUIDE Monitor Libraries
    Add references to necessary EB GUIDE Monitor Libraries
  4. Select the following libraries from the EB GUIDE Studio installation folder:
    Select Libraries from EB GUIDE Studio installation folder
  5. Add reference to PresentationCore (necessary for Color type)
    Add reference to PresentationCore (necessary for Color type )
  6. Write your script
    Write your script
  7. Your script can now be executed in EB GUIDE Monitor
    script can now be executed in EB GUIDE Monitor

We are going to extend this series with another post. This one will describe / show you how to create your own EB GUIDE Monitor components using the EB GUIDE Monitor API. Stay tuned for more.

 

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