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This group is dedicated to software development best practices for LabVIEW. View resources on software engineering best practices and exchange ideas with the community.

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Tags: labview, control, engineering, architecture, software, code, applications, source, configuration, management, validation, large, mission, critical, certification

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Created: Nov 17, 2008



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Mar 16, 2015 Send me your worst LabVIEW VI
I always enjoy the shock and awe of showing a picture of a VI that instantly makes an audience reel with pain, but I’ve been using the same one for far too long. If anyone has an especially offensive block … Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 Understanding Relative and Symbolic Paths in LabVIEW
If you haven’t seen it, check out Chris Malato’s recent blog detailing how LabVIEW resolves links to dependencies: Understanding Relative and Symbolic Paths in LabVIEW. The concepts covered in his post are important for anyone who is working...
Jul 9, 2014 Who is coming to NIWeek?
NIWeek 2014 is less than a month away.  If you haven’t already, you can register and see the full list of technical sessions at Also, be sure to get your tickets to the LAVA BBQ, which is a great event … Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming for HAL Design in LabVIEW
I just recorded a webcast dedicated to introducing object oriented programming in LabVIEW with a focus specifically towards the value of the approach for the purpose of designing abstraction layers. When introducing OOP, this webcast seeks to clarify the...
Mar 13, 2014 Clean-up your LabVIEW Front Panels with this Quick Drop shortcut
I just came across an awesome new Quick Drop shortcut on – it’s a Quick Drop shortcut that will automatically clean up your front panels based on control/indicator location(s) on the connector pane.  To be clear, this is...

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