Category Archives: JKI Labs

Don’t Throw Away Your “Throw-Away” Code

Lately, software testing has been on my mind. I’ve been trying to dial in the sweet spot where automated testing is directly profitable by decreasing net development time, and indirectly profitable by increasing the intangible perception of quality. Here’s the … Continue reading

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NIWeek 2011: “Five Clever Debugging Techniques” Slides and Code Now Available

First, I’d like to thank everyone who attended my presentation at NIWeek 2011. I know that the room was a schlep for everyone since it was not in the typical presentation area, so I was really excited that the session … Continue reading

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Speeding Up Large Application Build Cycles with VI Tester

JKI’s VI Tester is a LabVIEW unit testing framework that helps developers write and execute automated tests to guarantee their software components work as designed.  Although this usually means verifying that software components meet certain functional requirements, VI Tester can be used … Continue reading

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VI Tester 1.1.2 Now Available

I’m very excited to announce that VI Tester 1.1.2 has been released on the VI Package Network.  As lead developer of VI Tester, I’m happy to tell you that this release fixes all of the known user-reported issues to date, … Continue reading

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New RCF Plugin: Open Typedef Wire

Greg Sands has just released a very cool plug-in for the JKI Right-Click Framework (RCF) called “Open Typedef Wire.”  It allows you to right-click on a wire and open its Type Definition control (if the wire is a typedef). The … Continue reading

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VI Tester 1.1.1 Released, Fixes LabVIEW Project Integration in LV 2009

We’ve just released VI Tester 1.1.1 on the VI Package Network.  This release contains a fix for a minor bug that caused the VI Tester toolbar to not show up in the LabVIEW 2009 Project Explorer window. You can download … Continue reading

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Announcing the Release of the JKI Right-Click Framework for LabVIEW

JKI is pleased to announce the recent release of the JKI Right-Click Framework, from the JKI Labs, which allows you to install new features into LabVIEW right-click menu.  And, we’re excited  to show you some of the new LabVIEW features … Continue reading

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Announcing the JKI Right-Click Framework for LabVIEW

JKI is excited to announce the upcoming release of the JKI Right-Click Framework for LabVIEW in the JKI Labs.  This amazing tool allows you to create new features in LabVIEW and use new features created by other developers.  It does … Continue reading

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Unit Testing VI Properties

Have you ever set a reentrant VI to non-reentrant in order to facilitate debugging, only to forget to set the VI back to reentrant when you’re done?  This mistake can be very tough to debug, as the difference in behavior (between … Continue reading

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JKI Announces VI Tester 1.1 Release in JKI Labs

JKI is pleased to announce the release of VI Tester 1.1.  This release fixes several issues reported by the community, and also adds some significant new features: A programmatic API so you can run tests and obtain their results from … Continue reading

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