Attention

These docs are a bit ambitious. The steps described are accurate but IronPLC cannot yet run programs.

Update#

There is normally a new IronPLC release every Monday. There is no automatic mechanism to distribute updates.

Update Steps#

Follow the steps below to update IronPLC.

Update IronPLC CLI

  1. In search on the taskbar, enter Control Panel and select it from the results.

  2. Select Programs ‣ Programs and Features.

  3. Right-click (or press and hold) on IronPLC and select Uninstall/Change. Then follow the directions on the screen.

  4. Download the latest IronPLC installer from IronPLC GitHub releases:

  5. Run the installer and follow the prompts to complete installation of the CLI.

Update IronPLC Visual Studio Code Extension

  1. Download the latest IronPLC Visual Studio Code Extension ironplc-vscode-extension.vsix from IronPLC GitHub releases.

Run Visual Studio Code, then in Visual Studio Code:

  1. Go to the Extensions view by clicking on the Extensions icon in Activity Bar on the side of VS Code or using the View: Extensions command (Ctrl+Shift+X).

  2. In the Extensions view, select … (View and More Actions) ‣ Install from VSIX… button.

  3. In the Install from VISX dialog, select the VISX file you downloaded earlier.

Update IronPLC CLI

  1. In a Terminal, enter brew update, then enter brew upgrade ironplc.

Update IronPLC Visual Studio Code Extension

  1. Download the latest IronPLC Visual Studio Code Extension ironplc-vscode-extension.vsix from IronPLC GitHub releases.

Run Visual Studio Code, then in Visual Studio Code:

  1. Go to the Extensions view by clicking on the Extensions icon in Activity Bar on the side of VS Code or using the View: Extensions command (+Shift+X).

  2. In the Extensions view, select … (View and More Actions) ‣ Install from VSIX… button.

  3. In the dialog, select the VISX file you downloaded earlier.