Create a HALCON “Hello World” Program


This tutorial shows how to create and start developing a HDevelop program for Zivid using HALCON.



The HALCON version tested is 19.05 Progress.


Step by step instructions are provided with screenshots below.

Create ZividHelloWorld.hdev

Launch HALCON, then click FileNew Program. Add the following code to the Program Window main ().

<c>* Connect to the camera</c>
<l>open_framegrabber ('GenICamTL',1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 'progressive', -1, 'default', -1, 'false', 'default', 'default', 0, 0, AcqHandle)</l>
<c>* Create a window and print 'Hello World!'</c>
<l>dev_open_window (0, 0, 512, 512, 'black', WindowHandle)</l>
<l>write_string(WindowHandle,'Hello World!')</l>

Save the code to the desired location as ZividHelloWorld.hdev.

Run the program

Press F5 key on your keyboard to run the program.

HALCON Hello World script in HDevelop

Check out our HALCON samples and start developing!