An action engine is my term for a functional global which includes extra actions other than just holding the data. I was originally exposed to the term “Action Engine” by reading the book “LabVIEW Applications Development A Course on Advanced LabVIEW Programming Techniques.*” But before I get into details of the Action Engine (AE), I would like to clarify some terminology.
The rhetorical statement seems to be what most system integrators feel is true. After all, if they remain the only ones able to understand the system or use the code, then customers will always have to go back to them, right?
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