LabVIEW GUI by David J. Ritter
Essential Techniques

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The CD-ROM contains over 100 virtual instruments and much more. This title presents a virtual blueprint for implementing the latest GUI applications for LabVIEW. The vast army of engineers, scientists, technicians and other LabVIEW users who've been struggling with GUI design can now breathe easier! They now have hands-on industry expert David J. Ritter on their side to teach them with a clarity of style and surety of knowledge no other author can match. "LabVIEW GUI: Essential Techniques" details exactly how to harness LabVIEW's powerful graphical programming language to create specialized virtual software instruments and save thousands of dollars on hardware by doing so. As with any programming language, designing an effective user interface is the key to success with LabVIEW. Fully realizing this, author David J. Ritter utilizes a down-to-earth, thoroughly readable style and focuses on imparting effective interface design strategies, clearly showing how to implement modern GUI methodologies within the LabVIEW application development process. Ritter combines step-by-step code examples with clear, readable explanations to clarify the psychological, architectural, and aesthetic aspects of developing clean, reusable GUIs. The resource-packed CD-ROM contains: more than 100 virtual instruments; quicktime videos demonstrating key hands-on techniques; and a trial version of Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for exploring custom graphic development and integration and, to ensure complete coverage of every important issue, the author also includes a basic yet essential crash course in layout and design. "LabVIEW GUI: Essential Techniques" provides the material, insight, and confidence you need to design coherent, modular GUIs faster and easier than you ever thought possible. Here's everything you need to get off the GUI sidelines!

About David J. Ritter

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DAVID J. RITTER is a LabVIEW Programmer/Consultant with BetterVIEW consulting. He is a member of the National Instruments Alliance Program. Mr. Ritter has written for LabVIEW Technical Resource and is an HMI/Graphical Interface Designer.
Published November 28, 2001 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 400 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction