One of my responsibilities at Agilent is to oversee programming example generation for our new product introductions. Programming examples are an area that we wish to improve upon. Our goal is to provide a selection of programming examples that allow our customers to use the exciting new features of our products at introduction.
The first thing that we want to do is to make sure that we provide examples that our customers can use so I researched the most popular programming languages that customers use with power supplies. The list that we came up with is: VB.NET, Labview, C#, and in some cases Matlab. In terms of IO Libraries, we will use direct IO for everything. We will not be including any driver examples in this plan. We will also be providing a text file with the SCPI programs and an Agilent Command Expert sequence file.
I would like to solicit some feedback on this plan. What do you think? Can we improve this plan? Are any programming languages missing? What do you look for in a programming example?
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