[SciPy-user] LabVIEW and LabPython
Mon Jun 9 23:01:33 CDT 2008
Gary Pajer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:51 AM, Stef Mientki <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> Gary Pajer wrote:
> > I was unaware of LabPython until this post. But I can report that
> > I've been using National Instruments' DAQmx library through ctypes,
> > and it seems to work perfectly. I don't know how far along you
> are in
> > development, but there's an option for you.
> > I've married DAQmx to scipy/numpy to Traits UI (
> > http://code.enthought.com/projects/traits ) and I have a
> beautiful GUI
> > based data acquisition/display/analysis system. I'll admit that
> > been too scared to even try to implement callbacks (used by a small
> > number of DAQmx C functions) but I've achieved the same
> > using python threads. Aside from that caveat, all features have
> > worked as they should.
> hi Gary,
> This sounds very very interesting.
> As I'm writing an opensource replacement for LabView / MatLab in
> (called PyLab_Works),
> and DAQmx is one of the major AD-systems in this package,
> I'm anxious to get DAQmx libraries (as till now I have some
> clumsy-windows-only DLL).
> Any change I could use your code ?
> I'd be happy to share what I've done, but let me make clear that I am
> using NI's DAQmx Windows dll. I'm just calling the functions in
> there using ctypes. I have a feeling that you are after something
> I'm not sure what you have and what you want, but if I read between
> your lines, I think you might be looking for Linux libraries. NI does
> have Linux version with reduced functionality available for download.
> License may be an issue. Would Comedi help?
> If we get any deeper, we might want to take the discussion off-line.
Please don't, I (for one!) think this is a very interesting discussion.
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