Development


Recently, I was trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on the second SSD drive, to have dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu available. It seemed to be quite easy – download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, create bootable USB, and here you go! But, the first attempt was not successful – at the […]

How to cheat on “Unable to install GRUB” error, Ubuntu ...


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VI Tester from JKI – is great tool for unit testing in LabVIEW. I’ve already described it in my blog post http://kosist.org/2017/06/jki-vi-tester-useful-tool-for-labview-developer/. This time, I’d like to tell couple words about how to modify default VI Tester Test Case template class, so each time when you create new Test Case, […]

Modify default VI Tester TestCase template


This time the article is mostly for LabVIEW newcomers – just, I’d like to share couple interesting points of how you could make LabVIEW programming easier, funnier and faster. So, here we go. Swap inputs What if you have function with two inputs, and then you need to swap input […]

10 basic LabVIEW tips and tricks, which you might find ...



Malleable VI – is cool feature, which was introduced in LabVIEW 2017. As LabVIEW help tells (http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/371361P-01/lvconcepts/malleable_vis_intro/): A malleable VI (.vim) is a VI that is inlined into its calling VI and can adapt each terminal to its corresponding input data type. With malleable VIs, you build a VI to perform the […]

Malleable VIs – class adaptation, or how to create universal ...


In my previous post, I’ve slightly touched unit test topic in LabVIEW, particularly – JKI VI Tester. But, as I’ve mentioned there, there is another unit test framework from JKI – which is Caraya test framework, designed by Tomi Maila (as it follows from this presentation from Jim Kring). To […]

Caraya test framework for LabVIEW – convert your VIs to ...


Intro: if you’d prefer to read this post in Ukrainian or Russian, you can check it by this or this links. Unit testing – is a very important part of development for any kind of software. By itself, unit testing – is a testing of separate code modules. One can do it […]

JKI VI Tester – useful tool for LabVIEW developer



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There’s left two weeks till NI Week 2017, and everyone is waiting for release of new LabVIEW 2017 (and, of course, some news regarding NextGen of LabVIEW). But – simple search and small trick with NI FTP server allows to download the official release of LabVIEW 2017 (32-bit and 64-bit installers […]

LabVIEW 2017 – new features and changes



Couple days ago, JKI announced the “JKI Flat UI Controls Toolkit”. It includes more then 120 different customized controls of most common types. They are done in dark and light color themes, and look pretty nice =) What really makes me happy, is that this toolkit is “free of charge […]

JKI Flat UI Controls Toolkit



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This January finally it happened – I’ve passed CLA (Certified LabVIEW Architect) exam. And luckily, I was able to jump-in, and register for CLA summit, which was held in Vienna (also luck, b/c it’s quite close to me now). And I’d just like to share some impressions about this summit […]

CLA-E summit 2017