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Eulogy by Field R&D Services - Toolkit for LabVIEW Download

A dead simple LabVIEW add-on and toolkit for refactoring legacy code

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Version1.0.1.52
ReleasedNov 28, 2019
Publisher Field R&D Services
LicenseMIT/Apache-2.0
LabVIEW VersionLabVIEW>=15.0
Operating System Windows, Mac, and Linux
Project links Homepage   Documentation   Repository  

Description

You just inherited a large project that has been under continuous development for years, and now you are tasked with improving performance and adding functionality while maintaining compatibility. The Eulogy LabVIEW add-on and toolkit makes navigating, learning, debugging, and refactoring a large project fun and easy. Use the Quick Drop Keyboard Shortcuts, the Shortcut Menu Plugin, and the custom Bookmark Manager to make excavation, necromancy, and fighting zombie hordes a part of your large, inherited codebase workflow.

Eulogy introduces the concept of "graves" for tagging, modifying, and removing legacy code. Each grave is a Diagram Disable Structure with a tombstone (bookmark), a disabled Corpse frame (legacy code), and an enabled Spirit frame (refactored code). A grave provides a container for changing sections of code without changing its behavior, i.e. refactoring. This simple concept combines native LabVIEW features with a set of conventions to allow modification without loss in functionality.

A LabVIEW API is also provided to programmatically use and extend the add-on. The toolkit is ideal for incorporating Eulogy-related tasks into automated build systems.

Release Notes

1.0.1.52 (Nov 28, 2019)

## [1.0.1] - 2019-11-25

### Added

- More theme appropriate status messages to the Bookmark Manager (Graveyard).
- Saving Bookmark Manager (Graveyard) position, scope, and grouping between usage.
- Preferences for customizing Bookmark Manager (Graveyard) behavior.
- Resizable Bookmark Manager (Graveyard) window.
- Prefix renaming to toolkit library to avoid name collisions.
- Smite example screenshot to help documentation.
- Acknowledgements section to the help documentation.

### Changed

- Automated build process to use Labricator instead of custom process.

### Fixed

- Table of Contents entry for Smite VI in toolkit API documentation.
- Bury shortcut menu action failing.
- Reanimate shortcut menu action failing with Graveyard open.
- Populating Bookmark Manager (Graveyard) with graves and zombies performance.
- Searching for bookmarks occurring in infinite loop.
- Build to not package duplicate VIs for toolkit
- Wording and organization in the Concepts help documentation.
- Underscores used for emphasis instead of HTML tags for help documentation.
- Install location of Toolkit VIs.
- Install location of `Programmatically Find Graves.vi` example.
- Install location of `Programmatically find Zombies.vi` example.

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