Category Archives: Certification

Quick Drop in LabVIEW

Time is one important factor during certification exams. You need to look into various techniques that can effectively improve your programming speed. One such technique in my opinion is the use of Quick Drop Dialog Box. Introduced from LabVIEW 8.6, it allows you to directly drop the objects from the palette without having to navigate through the various levels of […]

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Timer : Measuring Elapsed Time with Pause

This is a FGV timer implemented using the function ‘Get Date/Time in Seconds’, to measure elapsed time along with Pause and Resume functionality. Here is the front panel of the vi. Timer states is an enum which has four states. Set Timer Parameters – Resets the timer Get Elapsed Time – Returns Elapsed time Pause – Pause the timer Resume – […]

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Timer : Measuring Elapsed Time

Here you can find  a FGV timer implemented using  the function ‘Get Date/Time in Seconds’ to measure elapsed time. What is a Functional Global Variable(FGV)? A Functional Global Variable is a VI that uses loops with uninitialized shift registers to hold global data. Shift registers keep track of past information. So a FGV uses a For or While loop  to […]

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CLD Certification – Preparation Resources

NI has recently included a new resource called CLD Success Package as part of their preparation E-Kit for users, which I thought is good starting point before working on sample exams[more info…]. LabVIEW Core3 training videos posted by National Instruments UK on Youtube, provide some important lessons in preparing for CLD. Also check out my other post Tips and Tricks […]

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