LabVIEW Style Guide

Publish Date: Apr 21, 2008 | 22 Ratings | 3.73 out of 5 |  PDF


This article is part of a series on software engineering practices and tools for large application development in LabVIEW.

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Good practices are critical when developing quality software programs in any application development environment. With the graphical nature and dataflow model of LabVIEW, the style guidelines developed for typical ADEs like C or Java do not necessarily apply. To promote good software development practices, National Instruments has developed LabVIEW-specific style guidelines. The LabVIEW Development Guidelines manual (linked below) includes a chapter that describes these style guidelines. You also can access this manual in LabVIEW 7.0 and 7.1 by selecting Help»Search the LabVIEW Bookshelf or in LabVIEW 8.0 and later by navigating to the Fundamentals»Development Guidelines book in the LabVIEW Help (linked below).

In LabVIEW 6.0 and earlier, you can access this manual by selecting Help»View Printed Manuals.

Related Links:
LabVIEW Help

LabVIEW Development Guidelines: LabVIEW Style Guide (Chapter 6)

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