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A Love-Letter to LabVIEW by Neil Pate

In the beginning of the video, Neil says: “I’ve done a lot of moaning about LabVIEW personally.  I thought NI were taking things in the wrong direction sometimes and I got a bit despondent at one point…I even just said “I’m not going to do any more LabVIEW”, and I spent a few years doing […]

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And just for fun, can you find NI related “Easter Eggs” in this photo?

  and as an add-on question, what Easter Eggs are there in LabVIEW?

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Should LabVIEW be open source? Give your opinion in on-line poll

  A balanced scale between open community and closed secure environment. Created with DALL-E3 Edited with GIMP The LabVIEW Open – Close Conflict Cloud by: Filippo Persia Introduction The recent acquisition of National Instruments (NI) by Emerson has sent ripples through the industry, particularly regarding the future of LabVIEW. LabVIEW, the flagship product of NI, […]

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NI’s commitment to LabVIEW

by Carsten Thomsen, former VP of Engineering, National Instruments. The last few months have seen a number of quiet, but widespread, layoffs at NI, including some senior and respected staff related to LabVIEW. Many of these can be seen from their LinkedIn posts. These moves, coupled with a growing concern from many LabVIEW users about […]

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The Immaculate Conception of PXI  

By Carsten Thomsen “If you started with a blank sheet of paper, what would the replacement of VXI look like?”  Ron Wolfe, Owen Golden, Kevin Schultz, and Keith Odom and I were having a beer at the 1997 NI winter sales conference when I popped them that question.   It was cold outside, and we […]

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Gangham Style Sales Conference

Were you there?  Tell us when, where and other folks in the video.

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NI Announces Discontinued Products and Clearance Sale

In an e-mail to customers today, NI and its distributors notified end users of hardware products which are discontinue as of the end of 2023. In addition a clearance sale of excess inventory was announced with at a modest discount valid for delivery before March 31, 2024. The list of products affected are in the […]

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ADI and NI partnership: What year was this announced?

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Text of mail announcing Final release of LabVIEW for Mac

From: Customer Communications <customer.communications@ni.com> Date: Fri, Oct 6, 2023 at 08:05 Subject: Final release for macOS support for NI Software Dear NI Customer According to our records, you have purchased or renewed a license for LabVIEW on macOS.  We are writing to inform you that the latest version of this software, LabVIEW 2023 Q3 on macOS, […]

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End of an Era: LabVIEW for Mac discontinued

The latest release of LabVIEW 2023, Q3, is the last.  According to Apple Insider: “LabVIEW 2023 Q3 on macOS, has just recently been released and is now available from NI.com,” says the email sent to users. “This version has support for all current Apple-silicon-based chipsets, and the most recent release of macOS. We hope you […]