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Q1 2017
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LabWindows™/CVI Newsletter
What's New
Automated Test Outlook 2017
Guest editor and former NI CEO Dr. James Truchard examines top test and measurement trends in this year's issue of the Automated Test Outlook.
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Hardware and Measurement Abstraction Layers Practical Guide
Explore this guide for the best practices to employ when building out a hardware or measurement abstraction layer. Learn how abstraction layers can make your code more scalable and adaptable to new hardware and requirements.
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Product Updates and Case Study
LabWindows™/CVI 2015 SP1 f1 Patch Released
Get an update for the LabWindows/CVI 2015 SP1 development environment to maintain backward compatibility regarding installation of LabWindows/CVI applications on Windows XP. We recommend this update for users of LabWindows/CVI 2015 SP1 who distribute applications for Windows XP.
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LabWindows™/CVI 2015 SP1 f1 Patch Released
The LabWindows/CVI development team needs LabWindows/CVI 2017 beta testers to give feedback on new features and product updates. The beta program closes at the end of March, so sign up now to download and install a copy of the beta version for LabWindows/CVI 2017.
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LabWindows/CVI Tips and Tricks
Spend Less Time Rewriting Code with NI TestStand
In LabWindows/CVI, users can embed important information into an executable or dynamically linked library and programmatically retrieve that information during execution of a separate application. A user group member demonstrates how to do this with a sample project.
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Hardware abstraction layers can mitigate hardware obsolescence by providing a hardware-agnostic API to access different devices and device capabilities. You can use LabWindows/CVI to build out this hardware abstraction layer to make your code more scalable and sustainable.
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