PITTSBURGH, Pa., November 12, 2013 – Today at ACM SIGAda’s HILT 2013 (High Integrity Language Technology) Conference, the Ada Resource Association (ARA) and Ada-Europe announced the publication of the Ada 2012 Rationale and its free availability for downloading. Sponsored in part by Ada-Europe, the Ada Resource Association, and AdaCore, the Ada 2012 Rationale was written by longtime Ada authority John Barnes. It summarizes the new Ada 2012 features, shows examples of their use, describes compatibility with earlier versions of the language standard, and explains the reasons behind critical language design decisions. This new Rationale will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning the innovations introduced by the Ada 2012 standard.
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