As the provider of industry-standard test management software, NI continues to invest in TestStand to ensure you spend less time developing, deploying, and maintaining your automated test systems. TestStand 2014 SP1 introduces features that simplify memory management in large test applications, help you to spend less time debugging large deployments, and take advantage of improved integration with the leading test development environments.
Large or memory-intensive test sequences can exceed the 4 GB limit of system RAM that 32-bit Microsoft Windows applications can access. Rather than spend valuable time trying to optimize complex test code, you can use as much as 192 GB of system RAM by moving to 64-bit TestStand 2014.
TestStand 2014 SP1 adds support for Switch Executive 2015, enabling use of Switch Executive from 64-bit TestStand processes.
The TestStand Deployment Utility includes a completely redesigned Build Status tab with improved status, warning, and error information in a format that makes it easier to investigate and resolve deployment issues. Built-in search tools, custom filtering, and new debug options help you spend less time troubleshooting and more time testing units.
TestStand 2014 SP1 enhances support for soft dependencies within the TestStand Deployment Utility. Now, specific dependencies may be deselected to enable a smaller installer footprint.
Reduce test code maintenance by using the new Create/Update Custom Data Type from the Cluster tool to quickly update TestStand data types to match changes to custom LabVIEW clusters.
Get increased flexibility when using object-oriented programming by having TestStand directly access .NET objects created by LabVIEW, and LabVIEW access .NET objects created by TestStand.
The updated built-in application delivers greater visibility into test results by providing custom filtering, sorting, and searching options as well as an easy-to-understand hierarchical view of resulting test data.
Quickly customize and navigate to the location where TestStand saves results to your database with a simplified tree view of the columns and tables in the schemas.