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NI Releases Updated Version of NI LabVIEW for CompactRIO Developers Guide

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Designing an embedded CompactRIO or Single-Board RIO application from a blank slate can be intimidating. Whether you are designing your first CompactRIO application and need a starting point, or are fluent in RIO hardware and need tips on making design tradeoffs, the LabVIEW for CompactRIO Developer's Guide can serve as a great resource to maximize your investment, reduce frustration, and shorten application development time, This guide includes a recommended set of common software architectures and best practices for developing control and monitoring applications. We’ve recently updated the document to incorporate the latest design techniques for LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA development.


The updated Developer’s Guide contains the following sections:

  • Introduction and Basic Software Architectures
  • Designing a LabVIEW Real-Time Application
  • Best Practices for Network Communication
  • Customizing Hardware through LabVIEW FPGA
  • Interfacing to NI or Third-Party Hardware
  • Deploying and Replicating Systems

With the CompactRIO Developer’s Guide, you can ensure that you’re following our recommended best practices for designing scalable, reliable, and maintainable applications with LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA.

> Download the full guide at

> Learn the fundamentals of LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA through instructor-led training courses.