3.8. The Interface Between Visual Basic and Matlab

3.8.1. Introduction

Precisely speaking, the interface between Visual Basic and Matlab is associated with either an executable file or a Dynamic Link Library developed in MSVC++. A DLL works as a bridge that sets the relationship between Visual Basic and Matlab functions. For detailed information in developing a DLL and interface between Visual Basic and VC++, refer to Chapter 2.

Visual Basic is a good GUI development environment, and it provides a user-friendly interface for designers. But, it is not a good real-time controller, nor a good data analyzer. By using an interface, Visual Basic can combine good real-time controllability in VC++ and good data analysis ability in Matlab to form a powerful ...

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