Build your code into a package that you share and run outside or within the development environment.An application is a program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions or tasks.
A library is a collection of source files, such as VIs, type definitions, classes, and other support files.
Use an Application or Library document (.gcomp) to create an application, library, or custom palette. Each document contains your source files, such as VIs, menus, and text files.
Use the following steps to build and customize your application or library.
|Create an application||To create an executable, create an Application document (.gcomp), add source files to the document, and build the application into an executable.
You can also build your application from the CLI.
|Create a library||Use a Library document (.gcomp) to add source files and to create a library or an add-on library.
You can also build your library from the CLI.