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The LabVIEW Experiment is 9 months old!

The LabVIEW Experiment is 9 months old!

Nine months ago I started the LabVIEW Experiment. So far it has been very well received. I am very happy with the way it has turned out. We've had a lot of great guests and covered some very important topics. Nothing Good is Free Unfortunately, nothing worthwhile is free. There
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2021 Podcast list

2021 Podcast list

If you read this blog you are probably aware that I listen to a fair amount of podcasts. I thought I would just compile a list of my favorites in case anyone was looking to add to their list for 2021. LabVIEW Related Podcasts DQMH Podcast Chris Farmer put this
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Zsh

Zsh

Oh My ZSH If you follow this blog, you will know that I am a huge fan of the Maintainable podcast by Robby Russell. It contains lots of great information about working with Legacy Code and how to write code so that you avoid a lot of the issues with
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Oh Shit Git

Oh Shit Git

So, I have written a bit about Git lately. I’ve spent a fair amount studying and thinking about Git and how we use it. As part of that research I stumbled upon a really useful and humorous site called ohshitgit. Oh Shit Git covers 9 different common scenarios and
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The Value of Software Quality

The Value of Software Quality

So I stumbled upon a few things recently: * a J.B. Rainsberger presentation about “The Economics of Software Development” * a video by Andrea Goulet that touches on some similar issues (thanks Fab for recommending!). * a video by Jessica Joy Kerr on “The Secret to Software Quality” To me they are
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TDMS Headers

Our TDMS Headers has officially been published to the NI Tools Network. It makes it easier to read and write cluster of data as properties for tdms files. Simply pass it a cluster and it does the rest. Check it out on the NI Tools Network Check it out the
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How to learn Computer Science

How to learn Computer Science

There is a group of us LabVIEW enthusiasts that get together in Boulder every couple of weeks for coffee. It’s pretty informal. It’s a chance for us to talk shop and catch up. Often someone will have some problem and together we will all brainstorm a solution. Recently
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GDevCon #2 Videos

GDevCon #2 Videos

The GDevCon #2 Videos are now available. You can access the entire playlist here. We are proud to have sponsored an event that produces such great content! All of the presentations were great and worth watching, but here are some of my favorites. * Rebar – Ben Leedom introduced a new programming
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LabVIEW Center of Excellence

LabVIEW Center of Excellence

I just wanted to take a moment and highlight the LabVIEW Center of Excellence (COE) website. I thought it was pretty well-known, but after the recent CLA summit, I realized not everyone knows about it.  I ran into a fellow CLA there who was telling me about his new job.
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Using Virtual Machines Part 2

Using Virtual Machines Part 2

This is second of a 2 part series on using Virtual Machines for LabVIEW development.  You can check out part 1 here.  Part 1 discusses why we use virtual machines.  This article will discuss a little more of the how.  I’m not going to give away all my secrets,
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