Visual Programming With HP-VEE

Visual Programming With HP-VEE

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Coverage includes all the basics of HP VEE, along with these and other new features: ActiveX automation, Web monitoring, VXI on top of VISA, graphing, display and environment improvements, new functions, database and Matlab support via ActiveX; compressed VXE files, and much more

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  • Mixed media product | 432 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 635.03g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130960055
  • 9780130960054

Table of contents

I. HP VEE FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Using the HP VEE Development Environment. Overview. The Development Environment Components. Using Menus. Saving Your Work, Exiting HP VEE, and Restarting Your Program. Helping Yourself. Using Objects. Object Pins and Terminals. Connecting Objects to Make Programs. Lab 1-1: First Program. Lab 1-2: Display Waveform. Lab 1-3: Set and Get a Global Variable. Using Modular Programming. Lab 1-4: Noisy Cosine Program. The HP VEE Compiler. Chapter 1 Checklist.2. Creating a Simple Test Program. Overview. Lab 2-1: The Pulse Program. Easy Text Documentation of Your Program. Using Online Help and Debugging Tools. Chapter 2 Checklist.3. Three Easy Ways To Control Instruments. Overview. Lab 3-1: Configuring an HP-IB Instrument. Lab 3-2: Configuring a Function Generator for Direct I/O. Using a Panel Driver. Using Direct I/O. Using VXIplug&play Drivers. Other I/O Features. Using PC Plug-in Boards. Chapter 3 Checklist.4. Analyzing and Displaying Test Data. Overview. HP VEE Data Types. HP VEE Analysis Capabilities. Using Math Objects. Lab 4-1: Calculating Standard Deviation. Using the Formula Object. Display Capabilities. Customizing Displays. Chapter 4 Checklist.5. Storing and Retrieving Test Results. Overview. Using Arrays to Store Test Results. Using the To/From File Objects. Lab 5-1: Using the To/From File Objects. Using Records to Store Mixed Data Types. Lab 5-2: Using Records. Using DataSets to Store and Retrieve Records. Lab 5-3: Using DataSets. Customizing a Simple Test Database. Lab 5-4: Using Search and Sort Operations With DataSets. Chapter 5 Checklist.II. COMMON TASKS USING HP VEE. 6. Creating Reports Easily Using ActiveX. Overview. ActiveX Automation in HP VEE. Lab 6-1: Sending HP VEE Data to MS Excel. Lab 6-2: Creating an HP VEE to MSExcel Template. Extending Capabilities With MS Excel. Lab 6-3: Using MS Word For HP VEE Reports. Chapter 6 Checklist.7. Integrating Programs In Other Languages. Overview. Understanding the Execute Program Object. Lab 7-1: Using a System Command (PC). Lab 7-2: Using a System Command (UNIX). Lab 7-3: Using Compiled Programs. Chapter 7 Checklist.8. Using HP VEE Functions. Overview. Merging HP VEE Programs. Lab 8-1: Merging a Bar Chart Display Program. Using Functions. Lab 8-2: UserFunction Operations. UserFunctions and the Program Explorer. Using Libraries With HP VEE UserFunctions. Lab 8-3: Creating and Merging a Library of UserFunctions. Lab 8-4: Importing and Deleting Libraries. Finding Functions in Large Programs. Generating Calls to Functions. Chapter 8 Checklist.9. Test Sequencing. Overview. Using the Sequencer Object. Lab 9-1: Creating a Test Execution Order. Lab 9-2: Passing Data in the Sequencer. Lab 9-3: Analyzing Data from the Sequencer. Lab 9-4: Storing and Retrieving Logged Data. Chapter 9 Checklist.10. Creating Operator Interfaces. Overview. Key Points Concerning Operator Interfaces. Common Tasks In Creating Operator Interfaces. Lab 10-1: Using Menus. Lab 10-2: Creating a Status Panel. Lab 10-3: Importing Bitmaps for Panel Backgrounds. Lab 10-4: Creating a High Impact Warning. Lab 10-5: Using an ActiveX Control. Chapter 10 Checklist.11. Optimizing HP VEE Programs. Overview. Basic Techniques for Optimizing Programs. Optimizing With Compiled Functions (HP-UX). The HP VEE Compiler. The HP VEE Profiler. Chapter 11 Checklist.12. Unique Features and Web Monitoring. Overview. Differences Between the PC and UNIX Platforms. Using Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs). Communicating with HP BASIC/UX Programs. Calling HP VEE Functions Using ActiveX Controls. Web-Enablement Technologies. Web Monitoring With HP VEE. Chapter 12 Checklist. Appendixes. Appendix A: HP Contact and Ordering Information. Appendix B: Additional Lab more