LabVIEW revisited

In the early days of my time as PhD student, I had the forced pleasure to work with LabVIEW. In contrast to text-based programming languages (the vast majority), LabVIEW uses a graphical approach, pleasing the aesthetic mind, but looking extremely crammed and confusing for larger projects.

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Using xPC COM API and Visual C#

This entry is for those who want to control an xPC target computer with a program written in C#. I personally did not find any example how to do this, the documentation provides an example using Visual Basic, but I found a simpler way. I do only use the xPC COM API (which must be included as reference in the project) and not the model COM interface. I think this is easier because you don’t have to reinsert the model reference if you recompile it. Read more →