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Re: Part IV: Developing Software for Your Test Application
Mr. E   6/7/2012 2:03:39 PM
@alaskaman66: LabView would let you program your test, but you would still need a complement of hardware to perform the actual interface to the MCU. So for example, suppose the MCU supports an I2C bus, you would need to physically connect something that could assess that the electrical characteristics were correct, and something else to assess whether the communication was within spec, and likely something to deliberately generate various signaling errors and assess the response. LabView could be the "glue" to coordinate all of that test hardware, but of course, so could a number of other tools. I think it would come down to whether you were already committed to LabView or not. Of course LabView would allow a lot of flexibility in terms of exploring levels and probing while running.

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