Using Jenkins with LabVIEW for Continuous Integration

Continuous Integration (CI) is increasingly common among LabVIEW users and all software developers. For anyone not familiar, CI aims to automate the previously laborious task of building your software for distribution, either as a reuse library or a final product. In case the benefits aren't clear, automating this task is beneficial because: It ensures it's done …

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Clean-up your LabVIEW Front Panels with this Quick Drop shortcut

I just came across an awesome new Quick Drop shortcut on labviewhacker.com - 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 only really useful for subVIs, as it's not really going to clean up a user-facing GUI, …

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Creating and Distributing Custom Templates with the New Create Project Dialog

If you haven't heard, LabVIEW 2012 features a redesigned 'Create Project' dialog that provides recommended starting points for a breadth of measurement and control systems. One of our primary goals was to ensure that you don't have to start new projects from scratch, and to help the LabVIEW community leverage well-established and robust architectures. In …

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