The LabVIEW Core 3 Course introduces you to structured practices to help you design, implement, document, and test LabVIEW applications. This course focuses on developing hierarchical applications that are scalable, readable, and maintainable. The processes and techniques covered in this course help you reduce development time and improve your application stability. By incorporating these design practices early in your development, you can avoid unnecessary application redesign, increase VI reuse, and minimize maintenance costs.
Course Last Release Date or Version Number: 2022 Q3
Instructor-led Classroom: Three (3) Days
Instructor-led Virtual: Four (4) Days per 5.5-hour
LabVIEW and Developer Suite users who need to increase performance, scalability, or reuse, and to reduce application maintenance costs
LabVIEW users pursuing the Certified LabVIEW Developer certification
LabVIEW users who have taken the LabVIEW Core 1 and Core 2 courses
LabVIEW Core 1 Course and LabVIEW Core 2 Course or equivalent experience
Virtual instructor-led training includes digital course material that is delivered through the NI Learning Center.
NI virtual instructor-led training is delivered through Zoom, and Amazon AppStream/LogMein access is provided to participants to perform the exercises on virtual machines equipped with the latest software.
Leverage the LabVIEW Style Guidelines and choose an appropriate software development process to create an application.
Use LabVIEW Project Libraries and Project Explorer tools to organize your application.
Use frameworks and message handles to create a multiloop application.
Create and test a custom UI and ensure usability with sufficient user documentation.
Leverage modular code and develop test cases to maintain large applications.
Exploring LabVIEW Style Guidelines
Configure the LabVIEW environment and follow LabVIEW style guidelines to develop an application.
Designing and Developing Software Applications
Identify an appropriate software development process for a given project and derive a high-level flowchart that can be used to guide subsequent design and development.
Organizing LabVIEW Project
Create LabVIEW project libraries and explore LabVIEW classes to organize the code.
Using Project Explorer Tools and Techniques
Use Project Explorer tools and techniques to improve the organization of project files and resolve any file conflicts that occur.
Creating Application Architecture
Design applications leveraging multi-loop architecture techniques.
Selecting Software Framework
Leverage frameworks and message handlers to design the LabVIEW application.
Creating User Interface
Design and develop a custom user interface that meets LabVIEW style guidelines.
Ensuring Usability of User Interface
Create sufficient user documentation, as well as initialize and test the user interface to ensure the usability of the application.
Designing Modular Applications
Use modular code in a large application and explore guidelines for making large applications more maintainable.
Code Module Testing
Develop test cases that can identify the largest number of errors in an application.