Using External Code in LabVIEW
You can use LabVIEW to call code written in other languages in the following ways:
- Using platform-specific protocols.
- Using the Call Library Function Node to call the following types of shared libraries:
- Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL) on Windows
- Frameworks on Mac OS
- Shared Libraries on Linux
- Creating a Code Interface Node (CIN) to call code written specifically to link to VIs. LabVIEW must be installed on the computer you use to create a CIN.
|Note To convert an instrument driver written in LabWindows™/CVI™, download the LabVIEW Interface Generator for LabWindows/CVI Instrument Drivers from ni.com/idnet to complete the conversion of the front panel file.|
Refer to cvilvsb.h in the labview\cintools directory for information about creating a LabVIEW CIN in LabWindows/CVI.
|Note There are platform-specific considerations when calling external code in LabVIEW.|
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