Use Execution Control nodes to create an extensible application. Extend your application so you can add components, such as plugins, to it after you build it.
Create the following diagram to make a plugin-based test application.
|Open Component Reference returns a reference to a library component (or GLL) you specify with a name string.|
|Component Reference properties reads the properties of a component reference you open with Open Component Reference. Wire the appropriate data type terminals to Component Information and Plugin? to review component metadata and determine whether the component is a plugin. Wire the Exports terminal to vi name in Open VI Reference to iterate over and run the exported VIs in the plugin.|
|Open VI Reference returns a reference to a VI you specify with a name string. Wire component reference to open a VI from a specific library.|
|Close Reference closes a reference to an open VI.|
|Close Reference closes a reference to an open component.|