Chapter 7. Error Handling

A typical LabVIEW application controls instrumentation while acquiring, analyzing, displaying, and logging data—hence, the marketing slogan: Acquire, Analyze, and Present. Things can go wrong, however, regardless of the graphical programming methodology, application complexity level, and developer skill level. LabVIEW applications execute exactly as programmed and are not immune to bugs. The complexity of the applications LabVIEW is applied to is ever increasing. Also, in the dynamic world we live in, applications can begin misbehaving long after they are tested and deployed. For example, an instrument might hang up or become disconnected, or changes to the target computing device might cause a resource conflict, or ...

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