Tag Archive: design pattern

JKI State Machine Best Practices

At a recent JKI Team “LabVIEW Lunch” (where the team gets together to eat and talk shop), we were discussing best practices for using the JKI State Machine, an easy-to-use yet powerful state machine template we created to help LabVIEW developers write code faster (and can even help you pass the Certified LabVIEW Developer exam). As a result of this meeting, we had a lot of great ideas and we decided that we would publish some of them for your feedback and to share them with others in the community. Here is a list of JKI State Machine Best Practices: (I’ll be updating this

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NIWeek 2011: “Beyond State Machines” Slides and Code Now Available

Thank you to everyone who packed the room for my NIWeek 2011 presentation last week, especially those of you who sat on the floor! The questions and discussion were great, and I’m sorry we only had an hour to kill together. If you missed my talk, or if you target=”_blank”>just can’t get enough, don’t worry; the slides and sample code are now available for download below. If you’re interested in interprocess communication in LabVIEW, or if you just want to see a novel use for LabVIEW’s User Events, please give this framework a try! And as always, comments/questions/criticism are encouraged.

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CLA Summit 2011: Public & Private Events Framework Slides Now Available

If you missed my presentation at the Certified LabVIEW Architects (CLA) Summit 2011, fear not!  The slides and example code are now available for download below.  Thanks to everyone who attended; your questions, comments, and insight made it a success. I’m working to evolve and expand this presentation for the future.  With any luck, I’ll deliver an upgraded and improved version of it at NIWeek 2011, so stay tuned.  In the meantime, if you love it, hate it, or have questions, please let me know in the comments. Title: Beyond State Machines: Building Modular Applications in LabVIEW Using Public & Private

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5 Reasons You Shouldn't Miss the CLA Summit Next Year

Last week’s Certified LabVIEW Architects (CLA) Summit 2011 at National Instruments was a great experience!  The topics were deep and informative, and the opportunity to connect and collaborate with other engineers inside and outside NI was welcome. With those things in mind, I made a list of the top 5 things I brought home from this year’s CLA Summit.  If you weren’t there, this is what you missed! Justin’s Top 5 Reasons to Not Miss the CLA Summit Next Year 1. Other CLAs will explain LabVIEW “bugs” to you. During my presentation on Public and Private Events another CLA (thanks, Steen!) raised

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