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An irregular appearing blog about random LabVIEW topics.

LabVIEW on a Raspberry Pi and a LabVIEW NXG web dashboard

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Stop dreaming about LabVIEW on a Raspberry PI… It is possible now NI released the LabVIEW Community Edition on April 21st. What does that mean? That means free LabVIEW for personal use and built-in support for Raspberry Pi. No more dreaming about LabVIEW on a Raspberry Pi… It is possible. I played a little with the beta version...

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Zen & The Art of Working from Home

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Since I moved to the Netherlands about 3 years ago, I have been working almost entirely from home. The first few weeks (months?) of working from home took some adjustment, and I have figured out some things that work well for me to stay productive, find a good balance between my work and my home life, and to stay healthy. With the...

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Snake on FPGA

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Here you can download the code to make any NI LabVIEW FPGA your own Snake game console. 800x600 60Hz 8 color VGA signal generation, joystick controlled and fancy graphics. It even features a graphics editor, so you can personalize the game to your liking. Sounds advanced, doesn't it? Well, it's surprisingly easy... I stumbled across...

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How toolkits can break your deployment

Friday 05 January 2018

A couple of weeks ago I ran into an issue with LabVIEW and TestStand. It took me quite some time to identify the problem and find a solution or workaround. I would like to share this with you all, so all you fellow-wireworkers don't have to spend that time on fixing the issue. First let me give you a brief explanation on the project...

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Did you know..? - LabVIEW tips

Monday 22 May 2017

For the first time in ages, a blog post again. A short one, but it's a start. So, what do you do when relaxing on vacation or in the back yard with your iPad Pro and Apple Pencil and you want to get creative? You combine it with one of your passions and start a "Did you know that..?" image series about LabVIEW for social...

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Network Streams 1 – Inter process communication in LabVIEW

Monday 21 October 2013

In LabVIEW there are several ways to have different LabVIEW applications (i.e. VIs not within the same application context) communicate with each other. I'm not going to name them all here, nor am I going to list what method of communication is better for this or for that. Here is a pointer to where you can find an excellent listing and...

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First blog post - new site

Sunday 29 September 2013

What should one write in a first blog posting? Not much I guess. :-) But a brief introduction seems the right thing to do first. Welcome to our brand new website, it is what we nowadays call a 'responsive design' which means it can be read and operated properly on a variety of devices. Also, there is no use of Flash anymore to be...

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