GDevCon Videos Available conferences Sep 28, 2018

The videos from GDevCon are now available on their YouTube Channel

Below is my presentation as promised.  Be sure to check out all the other ones as well.  You can check out my review of GDevCon here.

 

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CLA Summit 2018 conferences Sep 16, 2018

Friday marked the end of the 2018 CLA summit in Austin. It was 2 and a half days full of presentations and discussions. Kudos to Jon McBee and Jeremy Marquis for running the summit and leading the discussion.  Stephen Loftus-Mercer also helped in the organizing, but he...

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Proficiency coding philosophy Aug 17, 2018

I always like to challenge myself. Lately I’ve been challenging myself by running ultramarathons.  As you might imagine this requires a bit of training. These training runs give me plenty of time for reflection. The other day as I was on a training run in the mountains, I...

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GDevCon is almost here conferences Jul 30, 2018

In case you haven’t GDevCon is taking place September 4th and 5th in Cambridge.  What is GDevCon? It is the 1st ever independent graphical developers conference. Check out the website.  There is a list of speakers there. I think you will be quite impressed. They’ve...

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Videos from NIWeek 2018 conferences Jul 19, 2018

As many of you may know I had the privilege of speaking at NI Week this past May.  Nancy Henson helped to organize a Software Engineering, Processes, Architecture, and Design (SEPAD) track.  She enlisted Mark Balla, Jon McBee, and a few others to help video the sessions.

There were a...

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Using Virtual Machines Part 2 how to Jul 11, 2018

This is second of a 2 part series on using Virtual Machines for LabVIEW development.  You can check out part 1 here.  Part 1 discusses why we use virtual machines.  This article will discuss a little more of the how.  I’m not going to give away all my secrets, but...

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Using Virtual Machines Part 1 how to Jul 02, 2018

My friend Peter Davis recently asked if I could do a blog post how we use virtual machines (VMs) for LabVIEW development. Before I go into too much detail, I do want to say that I learned a lot of what I know about VMs from John Giannangeli of Bolder Software. He did a presentation...

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Gitting Started With Git book reviews how to scc Jun 18, 2018

What do you use for source code control?

While I was asking everyone I met at NI Week about what frameworks they were using, I also started asking about source code control as well. Almost everyone I talked to universally said they were using some kind of source code control. A lot of people are...

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The case for using a standard framework frameworks Jun 06, 2018

Why should I use a standard framework instead of my homebrew QSM, producer-consumer, etc architecture?

I spent May 21-24 in Austin for NI Week  (see my review here). If you have been following any of my recent posts and presentations, you will know that I have done a lot of...

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NI Week 2018 Recap conferences May 28, 2018

NI Week 2018 is now over. I had a really great time. I saw a lot of great presentations and was able to meet and reconnect with lots of great people. We really do have a great community!

I posted a quote on Linkedin recently that got a lot of comments:

“We don’t learn from our...

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Good Introduction to UML book reviews May 04, 2018

UML Distilled by Martin Fowler

Book Cover

Unified Modelling Language (UML) is a standard way of graphically describing and designing software. If you are like a lot of LabVIEW programmers (myself included) and are a physicist, scientist or engineer by training and not a computer scientist, you...

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One month to NI Week conferences Apr 23, 2018

This year NI week is May 21 through 24. This year I was lucky enough to get a presentation accepted.  I will be presenting at 11:00am on Wednesday in room 15.  Below is the title and abstract.

SW Test: Test Strategies for Project Success: From DQMH to AF and Beyond

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