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Messenger Library by JDP Science - Toolkit for LabVIEW Download

A library for easy messaging between processes.

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ReleasedMay 24, 2021
Publisher JDP Science
License BSD
LabVIEW VersionLabVIEW>=13.0
Operating System Windows, Mac, and Linux
Project links Homepage   Documentation   Repository  


Advanced messaging made simple

A library for passing messages between parallel processes. Uses "Addresses" to generalize the communication method, allowing the message sender to use any method as provided by the receiver. Supported communication methods include wrappings of simple queues, user events, and notifiers, as well a more complex channels such as a TCP server and client.

Comunication patterns supported include request-reply, where the reply is sent to a "reply address" attached to the request, and register-notify, where one process sends a registration message to another in order to subscribe to published messages.

A framework for dynamically-launched VI "actors" is also provided. An "Actor Manager" debug tool is installed under the Tools menu, as is an option to generate a new actor from a template.

Note: On Windows 10, it may be necessary to run VI Package Manager "as an administrator" in order to install the VI Package.

Release Notes (May 24, 2021)

#48: UDP Messengers: ability to send and receive messages via UDP, including Multicast group addresses.
Reconnecting TCP messengers now support service discovery using UDP, to aid easy networking.
#52 Remove dependancies on JKI State Machine package and OpenG LabVIEW ZIP Library
#45 Timeout Trigger (new periodic action method)

james-powell was a contributor to this release

Install with VIPM Download Package

Note, you must have the VIPM Desktop app to install this package into LabVIEW.

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