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Basic eXLerate training course

Learn how to build a measurement automation application

During the eXLerate Developer Training, you will be taught how to build your own applications using eXLerate software. Training covers the basics and some advanced topics. It is organized at the premises of Spirit IT on a regular basis and can also be accommodated on a location of your choice.

Course benefits

The Basic eXLerate Training Course is a hands-on training for software engineers who would like to learn how to develop applications using the eXLerate software platform.

  • Get an introduction to the eXLerate 2010 key concepts and user tools;
  • Learn to configure the communication between the SCADA/HMI system and the field devices;
  • Learn to develop a basic application;
  • Learn to use colors, animations, buttons, etc;
  • Learn to use eXLerate Visual Basic
  • Learn to properly show alarms
  • Learn to create advanced reports
  • Learn to create advanced trend charges
  • Learn to use eXLerate xlMath for powerful flow calculations and validation


This course is targeted towards experienced SCADA developers, but eXLerate beginners. When you want to attend the course, you will get the best results when you have:

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel (preferably 2010);
  • A basic level of Visual Basic programming;
  • Experience with HMI/SCADA software packages (Citect, InTouch, WinCC etc.);
  • Basic or advanced knowledge of metering for the oil & gas industry.
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  • Please bring your laptop with Microsoft Excel 2010 (latest service pack) installed !
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Course material

At the beginning of the course you will receive:

  • One full set of reference manuals (eXLerate Reference Manual, and Technical
  • Advanced Topics Reference Manual);
  • One Developers license for eXLerate, for unlimited I/O tags, all
  • software options included. This license will be installed on your
  • laptop;
  • On-line help in .pdf and Windows Help files for all functions;

Throughout the course you will learn how to develop fully functional eXLerate applications, including aspects like HMI, reporting and calculations. The course is lectured by our experienced staff and has a hands-on approach, making the course highly interactive. 

Training contents
Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4 <Optional>
IntroductionCommunication driversAlarmingWorking on your own application
Software installationDeveloping and applicationReporting & Periods
The BasicsVisual Basic programmingTrending
Oil and gas calculations

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