Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Essentials

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Course Details Summary

  • Duration: 3 Days
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  • Format: Lectures and Labs
  • Type: Instructor-led
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The Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Essentials training workshop provides engineers with a fast, cost-effective way to acquire the skills necessary to develop real-time user interface (UI) applications with Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite.

After this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts and architecture of the Wind River Tilcon Interface Development Tool and Wind River Tilcon GUI Engine.
  • Design, prototype, simulate, and test embedded graphical user interfaces (GUIs) on a host machine using Tilcon Interface Development Tool.
  • Select features and use them effectively, including container objects, notifications, triggers, and advanced drawing techniques.
  • Design and develop an international-ready UI.
  • Integrate an application with Photoshop.
  • Write applications using Tilcon Graphics Suite APIs.
  • Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite 5.5 and later
  • Developers using Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite to design and deploy embedded GUIs

Day 1

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Overview

  • GUI vs. CLI
  • Graphics User Interface (GUI) Challenges
  • Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Architecture and Product Components

Wind River Tilcon Interface Development Tool - Introduction

  • Tilcon IDT
  • Components of Tilcon Interface Development Tool
  • Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite—Object Types
  • Tilcon Interface Development Tool Version and Product Documentation

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Standard GUI Objects

  • Introduction
  • Selection Objects
  • Creating Standard GUI Button Object Lab
  • List Object Lab
  • Menu Bar and Pop-up Menu Lab

Tilcon Graphics Suite Text Objects

  • Introduction
  • Noninteractive Text Objects
  • Interactive Text Objects
  • Text Object Components
  • Creating a Feedback Form Using Text Objects Lab

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Advanced GUI Objects

  • Introduction
  • Advanced GUI Objects
  • Meter, State and Data Display Objects
  • Meter and Chart Object Lab

Day 2

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Object Linking

  • What Is Object Linking?
  • Linking Tilcon Objects Lab

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Object Triggers

  • What Is a Trigger?
  • Why Use Trigger?
  • Trigger Types in Tilcon Interface Development Tool
  • Creating Triggers on Tilcon Objects Lab

Tilcon Graphics Suite Container and Drawing Tool Objects

  • Introduction to Container Objects
  • Introduction to Drawing Tool Objects
  • Object Grouping Lab
  • Tilcon Symbol (TSY) Images Lab

Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Object Redraw Options

  • Why Redraw an Object?
  • Understanding Redraw Options in Tilcon Interface Development Tool Lab

Day 3

Application Development in Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite I

  • Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite Application Development
  • Creating Window Transition Application Lab

Application Development in Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite II

  • What Is a Tilcon Timer Hint?
  • Why Use Timer Hints?
  • What Is a Tilcon Callback?
  • Updating Needle Values Using Time Hints Lab
  • Creating an Application Using Callbacks Lab
  • Chart Scrolling Lab

Fonts and UI Internationalization

  • Tilcon Font Support
  • How to Add Fonts in Tilcon Interface Development Tool
  • Internationalization Using Tilcon Interface Development Tool Lab

Photoshop Export, Import, and Merge in Tilcon Interface Development Tool

  • What Is Photoshop Integration?
  • Why Use Photoshop Integration?
  • Benefits of Photoshop Integration
  • Photoshop Features in Tilcon Interface Development Tool
  • Photoshop Export, Merge, and Import in Tilcon Interface Development Tool Lab

Prerequisite Course

  • None

Prerequisite Skills

  • Basic C programming experience (only required for application development sections)
  • This three-day expert-led course consists of lectures and lab sessions.
  • Attendees use Wind River Tilcon Graphics Suite 5.5 to gain experience with the topics presented.
  • Participants examine and exercise simulated network topologies in hands-on labs.
  • Participants receive individual guidance from an expert engineer who has extensive experience with Wind River technologies.
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