Getting Started with C/C++ Development for NI Linux Real-Time

Updated Mar 29, 2023


Operating System

  • LabVIEW Real-Time (NI Linux Real-Time)

Programming Language

  • C
  • C++

NI Linux Real-Time opens a wealth of possibilities for interfacing between the NI and Linux ecosystems. With access to many common Linux utilities and libraries, it’s possible to create custom applications and libraries to interface with NI Hardware and Software or to port existing Linux libraries to NI systems.

To enable you to successfully develop C or C++ code for NI Linux Real-Time NI provides extensive documentation based on GNU C & C++ Compile Tools as well as Visual Studio Code. For your project, you can create your own toolchain. To illustrate the steps for choosing a toolchain and to provide you with a proven set of tools, in our documentation you will find background information on cross-compiling as well as step-for-step tutorials on a diverse range of topics, including:

You will find all the described information in the following link: