LabVIEW Core 2 Overview

The LabVIEW Core 2 Course is an extension of the LabVIEW Core 1 Course. This course teaches you how to use common design patterns to successfully implement and distribute LabVIEW applications for research, engineering, and testing environments. Topics covered include programmatically respond to user interface events, implementing parallel loops, manage configuration settings in configuration files, develop an error handling strategy for your application, and tools to create executables and installers. The LabVIEW Core 2 Course directly links LabVIEW functionality to your application needs and provides a jump-start for application development.


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Instructor-led Virtual: 23.0

On-Demand: 21.0

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LabVIEW Core 2 Course Outline


Transferring Data

Use channel wires to communicate between parallel sections of code without forcing an execution order.

  • Communicating between Parallel Loops
  • Exploring Channel Wires
  • Using Channel Templates
  • Exploring Channel Wire Interactions
  • Transferring Data Using Queues

Creating an Event-Driven User Interface

Create an application that responds to user interface events by using a variety of event-driven design patterns.
  • Event-Driven Programming
  • User Interface Event Handler Design Pattern
  • Event-Driven State Machine Design Pattern
  • Producer/Consumer (Events) Design Pattern
  • Channeled Message Handler (CMH) Design Pattern
Controlling Front Panel Objects

Explore methods to programmatically control the front panel.

  • VI Server Architecture
  • Property Nodes and Control References
  • Invoke Nodes 

Managing Configuration Settings Using Configuration Files

Manage configuration settings with the help of a configuration file.  

  • Configuration Settings Overview
  • Managing Configuration Settings Using a Delimited File
  • Managing Configuration Settings Using an Initialization (INI) File

Developing an Error Handling Strategy


Learn how to develop an error handling strategy for your application. 
  • Error Handling Overview
  • Exploring Error Response
  • Exploring Event Logging
  • Injecting Errors for Testing


Packaging and Distributing LabVIEW Code


Learn how to package and distribute LabVIEW code for use by other developers and end-users.

  • Preparing Code for Distribution
  • Build Specifications
  • Creating and Debugging an Application (EXE)
  • Creating a Package for Distribution
Programming Practices in LabVIEWExplore recommended practices for programming to develop readable, maintainable, extensible, scalable and performant code.
  • Recommended Coding Practices
  • Writing Performant Code in LabVIEW
Software Engineering Best PracticesIdentify some key principles of software engineering best practices and the benefits of implementing them when working in LabVIEW.
  • Project Management
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Source Code Control
  • Code Review and Testing
  • Continuous Integration

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