NI Software Technology Preview

Explore new functionality, provide feedback to steer development, and understand potential implications for your projects as they continually evolve.

Shape the Future of NI Software

The NI Software Technology Preview provides current users of NI software active on a Standard Service Program contract with an early look at conceptual capabilities. Help ensure features currently in development are most useful for your application needs. Get access to software technologies that NI developers have been hard at work creating. In addition, supporting content such as guides, reference materials, help modules, and discussion forums are available to help you along the way.

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Featured Software Investment Areas

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Approachable Automation

When measurements move from simple, one-off tests to repetitive and specialized tasks, some programming is often required. Minimize the burden of automation with a renewed investment in the approachability and discoverability of the custom programming inside of NI products. With this innovative approach, turn interactive panels into functional code that you can use as the starting point to automate your application.

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Integrated Learning and Help Content

Minimize the learning curve for any software environment with a highly integrated in-product learning content delivery system. Don’t leave the product for web-based help. Access the content where you are—in the product—to learn how to use the product itself or how to apply it to common tasks.

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Interactive Data Analysis and Management

Data is king. Take advantage of investment in data analysis and visualization, including interactive exploration that requires zero coding, integrated inline analysis on the desktop or deployed to the edge, and server-side analytics on acquired data sets.

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Modern UI Development From the Desktop to the Web

Create modern and interactive UIs that can be deployed from the desktop to any web browser. Customize each UI using an extensible API designed for a standard set of built-in options.

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Enhanced Productivity for Programming

Whether you’re writing code or using a configuration-based methodology to solve your tasks, interact with a modern, highly integrated environment with consistent user experience metaphors, visual design elements, and familiar layout concepts.

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Server-Side Data Analysis and Management

Sometimes data processing and analysis need to move beyond the desktop. New technologies will allow you to remotely perform large-scale batch processing on acquired data sets with server-side analytics and an interactive web interface.