TIA Portal Openness is the API or programming interface provided with the TIA Portal, with which you can efficiently automate engineering tasks without using the TIA Portal itself. This includes tasks such as project management, configuration and parameterization of hardware, automatic generation of block code as well as various online functions. The aim of the course is to provide you with an introduction to programming with C#. You will learn the basics of the range of languages and performance of the Openness API in Visual Studio and how to use the C# programming language. During the training, you will create, commission and test your own simple Openness applications. You will also be able to perform diagnostics.