Apr 4 '17
PTC today released full 64-bit code generation capability for embedded applications in the PTC ApexAda product line. This new release targets Intel x86_64 processors running Wind River VxWorks V7, and can also be used for Linux native application development.
Mar 31 '17
in Methods and Tools
The author describes how Ada appeared to a long-time C programmer.
Mar 22 '17
Jim Rogers compares the High Integrity C++ standard to out-of-the-box Ada, and notes that many of the recommendations are unnecessary for Ada, and others where using of a separate tool is required are supported directly by Ada profiles and restrictions.
Mar 21 '17
AdaCore has released its GNAT Pro 17.1 development environment for SYSGO’s Real-Time Operating System PikeOS®. AdaCore and SYSGO are longtime partners in the embedded market, with Ada’s reliability benefits providing an excellent match for SYSGO’s safety-critical PikeOS® RTOS. GNAT Pro for PikeOS® is especially suited for high-assurance embedded applications, thanks to its configurable run-time capability and its high-integrity profiles.
Mar 15 '17
AdaCore has announced new versions of its flagship products GNAT Pro, CodePeer, QGen and SPARK Pro.
Feb 24 '17
in CAN Newsletter
Ada for Automation (A4A) is a framework for designing industrial automation
applications using the Ada language. It makes use of Hilscher boards and can
exchange process data via CANopen.
Feb 8 '17
The author argues that the demands on modern software are becoming harder to meet with most existing programming languages, but Ada has a long track record of meeting exactly those demands.
Dec 14 '16
in Electronic Design
One of the judges for Adacore’s “Make with Ada” competition discusses how one of the competitors fared using Ada for the first time.