Compared to CT-2, the new model multimeter CT-3 has lots of advanced features.
This post is for users who:
1. Wants to make access functionalities of the meter (e.g Data readout) programmatically to integrate into his own project.
2. Wants to write programs to customize features (e.g Production line automation).
So far, there are 2 ways of programming CT-3:
1. With lua scripts. There is a lua script interpreter INSIDE the meter software, with access to various peripherals in the meter.
2. With C# APIs, you can access some of the functionalities of the meter on your host machine.
The major difference between 1 and 2 is: Your code runs INSIDE THE METER independently if you chose the first method, while you run your code ON YOUR HOST MACHINE and access functionalities of the meter via C# communication APIs.
At the time, the first method is documented much better than the second.