What is Labview
Labview is a graphical programming language designed and developed by National Instruments. It uses icons inplace of text. This language labview is mainly used for test automation and various control applications. It has become more popular among industry due to simple and efficient architecture along with its interface to use C language in the backend.
Following are silent features of Labview which help one understand what is a labview programming.
• Support for RS232,RS485,GPIB,VXI,PXI,plug in DAQ devices
• TCP/IP networking ,ActiveX
bull; One can create executable application,shared libraries for example DLLs
• Easily interface with RF and other hardware using drivers provided by NI
• Interfacing with .net and C languages
• Easy to use GUI based drag and drop programming
Following are some of the building blocks of labview language.
Front Panel: It contains small programming to provide input, view output and tap intermediate results for the user to view/analyze. It will have all the control and indicators.
Block Diagram:It contains all the code part in the form of icons for various different functionalities. It looks like a flowchart.
Labview User Manual
Link to download the user manual for labview learning can be found at:
Labview Programming basics Tutorial
- This Labview programming language tutorial covers Labview basics,
data type supported in labview and example implementation using labview programming.
Latest version of labview software can be downloaded from national Instruments following link:
Useful Links to Labview Source codes
Refer following as well as links mentioned on left side panel for useful labview source codes.
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