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.
Nov 28 '16
AdaCore has announced the winners from the First “Make with Ada” programming competition. The prizes are awarded to the projects that best meet the overall criteria of software dependability, openness, collaborativeness and inventiveness. The First Place prize of €5000 went to Stephane Carrez for his EtherScope monitoring tool that analyzes Ethernet traffic.
Jul 19 '16
AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada cross compilation environment has been successfully used by Thales Alenia Space to develop and verify the critical software embedded on the ExoMars program. Thales Alenia Space implemented in Ada two ExoMars On-Board Software (OBSW) components: one for the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) on an ERC32 target, and one for the Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module (EDM) on a LEON2 target.
Jul 2 '16
AdaCore has published a 70-page booklet authored by AdaCore expert Quentin Ochem and CERTIFIER safety assessor Jean-Louis Boulanger; it summarizes CENELEC EN 50128:2011 railway software standard and explains how the Ada programming language and AdaCore’s products can be used to meet its requirements throughout the software life cycle. The report can be downloaded from http://adacore.com/en-50128.
Jun 20 '16
Today, AdaCore launched the “Make with Ada” programming competition, a contest that aims to help the embedded software community improve the quality of their code by encouraging the use of the Ada and SPARK programming languages. The competition will run from June 20 to September 30, 2016 and offers over €8000 in total prizes.