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LabVIEW for Everyone: Graphical Programming Made Easy and Fun, Third Edition by Jim Kring, Jeffrey Travis

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Chapter 17. The Art of LabVIEW Programming

Overview

This chapter focuses on techniques, tips, and suggestions for making better LabVIEW applications. We start with the appearance of the front panel of your application—making it look as cool and user-friendly as possible. The whole concept of an intuitive, appealing graphical user interface (GUI) is embedded in LabVIEW. We’ll show you a few tips and techniques for taking it a bit further with suggestions on panel arrangement, decorations, customized controls, dynamic help windows, and more. Some common programming problems and their solutions will be presented. We will also cover issues such as performance, memory management, and platform compatibility to help you write better VIs. Finally, we’ll ...

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