The Safe Programmer’s Corner: Don’t go throwing a spanner in the works

At Delacor we often talk about programming style, and I like to refer to Fab’s style as “defensive programming”. The overwhelming theme in her code is focussed on robustness and avoiding, wherever possible, the opportunity for things to go wrong. Over the past few years this has resulted in several internal “tips & tricks” for … [Read more…]

NI week 2016 recap

By now you probably already guessed that at Delacor, we are a group of LabVIEW and National Instruments hardware products geeks. We normally enjoy NI week a lot, but NI week 2016 was very special to us. First, on Alliance Members’ day, we won one of the LabVIEW Tools Network product of the year awards: Chris Roebuck, one … [Read more…]

Just passing through

  This is a post I have been wanting to write for a long time, not to share some technical nuance or promote some new product, but because of the philosophical debate that I hope it promotes. It is something I have wondered about for several years, and my viewpoint on it has shifted several times.  In … [Read more…]

Looking Back at 2015

As we approach the end of the year, it is all too easy to get caught up in planning the events and goals for 2016. However, it’s worth taking the time to look back on the year just gone and reflect on the achievements and lessons learned. Events of 2015 As National Instruments Alliance partners … [Read more…]

How We Work: What Makes Us Different

It is hard to believe that Delacor got its start almost 10 years ago. We did not set out to ‘build a great team’, or ‘build a company’, or any of the usual slogans that seem to come out from corporate behemoths.  Rather, Fabiola and Luis realized (more like ‘were hit in the face with the … [Read more…]