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Our syllabus comparison with SkySpark Essentials

Published on 10 May 2021 by Emma Eynon
Updated on 19 Feb 2022

Our syllabus comparison with SkySpark Essentials

Would you like to know the real differences between Fantom Factory's eLearning and SkyFoundry's SkySpark Essentials course?

We've prepared a detailed comparison of the main curriculum content between the SkySpark training offerings, looking at:

Platform

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

SkySpark software installation

(pre-req)

(here)

(here)

SkySpark technology stack

Purpose of SkySpark

Data structures and containers

Home screen and apps

User permissions and accounts

(✔)

(✔) = partial coverage

Analytical Applications

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

Historian app

(pre-req)

KPI app

(pre-req)

Spark app

(pre-req)

Energy app

(pre-req)

Technical Applications

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

Code app

Tools/Shell

Weather app

Connector app

Builder app

Host app

Monitor app

Settings app

(video)

Task app

(homework)

Project Haystack

(We also offer an official Project Haystack training course on our platform!)

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

Project Haystack concepts

(✔)

How to use the website

(✔)

How and why to use tags on records

(✔)

Haystack tag kinds

(✔)

(✔) = partial coverage

Axon and Databases

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

SkySpark databases and storage

(✔)

Reading data in Axon

Writing data in Axon

(✔)

Writing functions in Axon

(✔)

Writing Rule functions in Axon

Reading history data in Axon

Writing history data in Axon

Using Axon filter expressions

Axon error handling

Using lambda functions in Axon

Folio commits

IO and zinc

(✔)

Components

(✔)

(✔) = partial coverage

Project Building and Data Integration

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

Project build from start to finish

Creating records

Explaining record tags

(✔)

(✔)

Designing a Nav Tree

Creating a weather station

Using Haystack for equip modelling

(✔)

Creating filter expressions for data

Adding and using connectors

Binding points

Using current values

Synchronising current values

Connector tuning

Writing point values and converting

Adding history data for points

Polling and collection intervals

(✔)

Change of value

Computed histories

Creating KPI rule records

Creating spark rule records

Creating current rule records

Assigning spark costs

(✔) = partial coverage

Building views

SkyFoundry Essentials

Core Training

Axon Programmer

Create an application

Records and queries

(✔)

View types and layouts

Build a single chart view

Build a tile view

Build a report view

Use and bind variables

Create a linked table view

Use card layouts

Build a card dashboard

Use view functions

(✔)

Build a chart dashboard

(✔)

Build a styled table view

Build a form view

(✔)

Add view and form actions

(✔)

Move and order views

(✔)

(✔) = partial coverage

This is purely a list of curriculum topics covered and does not reflect the depth or extent of training coverage for each.

Fantom Factory eLearning is professionally designed to provide full and detailed training every step of the way. We follow a consolidation training methodology to ensure real understanding and to help with long term memory retention.

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This is our own comparison of curriculum, updated in February 2022.


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