Archive for May, 2008
I'd like to challenge developers at NI to find more ways to incorporate
stand-alone (built) LabVIEW applications into their internal systems
of the major pain points in my day-to-day use of LabVIEW (which I love)
is building stand-alone applications. I suspect that the reason this is
so painful for me is that (in addition to my use cases [...]
doesn't inherently support element ordering. So, if you have XML that
looks like this (below), you can't deterministically say that
the element with
"foo" data comes before element with "bar" data.
You can get around this XML limitation by explicitly adding an
order/index attribute to your ordered elements. For example:
One LabVIEW features that I both love and hate is the Diagram Disable Structure.
I love the fact that you can comment out code, especially
broken or stub (unfinished) code. However, I hate the fact that output
tunnels of the Diagram Disable Structure are set to "Use
Default if Unwired", because it causes buggy code.
Here's an example...
Let's say that we [...]
Education Day is coming up soon (May
here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The good news is that
National Instruments will be giving free Certified
Developer exams at the event, so, if you're not yet
certified, this is
a great way to do it. If you've read my blog, you know that certification
matters (to me).
Recently, I've gotten [...]