July 25, 2012

News: Ada 2012 Language Standard Submitted to ISO

Stockholm, Sweden [via] – At the Ada-Europe 2012 conference in Stockholm , the Ada Resource Association (ARA) and Ada-Europe today announced the completion of the design of the latest version of the Ada programming language and the submission of the reference manual to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for approval. The language revision, known as Ada 2012, is under the auspices of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG9 and was conducted by the Ada Rapporteur Group (ARG) subunit of WG9, with sponsorship in part from the ARA and Ada-Europe. Ada 2012 brings significant enhancements to Ada, most notably in the area of “contract-based programming.” New features here include the ability to specify preconditions and postconditions for... Continue reading »

Posted by Michael Rielly in Avionics, News

July 23, 2012

How stable is your embedded software test tool?

Last week we met with an IT services company that has been evaluating VectorCAST.

The company provides analysis, software design, systems engineering, and quality assurance to development organizations. Their clients come from diverse fields such as automation systems, avionics, aerospace, defense, and automotive.

The engineers evaluating VectorCAST were all impressed with the richness of features and its ease of use. Comparing VectorCAST with the other tools, one engineer was particularly impressed with the stability of our product. His exact words were that our tool was: “frighteningly stable”. He also commented that he was happy that he was not a competitor.

Posted by Michael Rielly in VectorCAST In Action

July 12, 2012

Ada continues to move up the TIOBE Programming Community Index

A while back we posted how the demise of Ada has been greatly exaggerated and last August we reported that the TIOBE Programming Community Index showed Ada clearly moving up. Well again, the TIOBE Programming Community Index... Continue reading »

Posted by Michael Rielly in Journal Entry, News

July 02, 2012

News: Vector Software Announces Distribution Deal with Trinity Technologies to Address Growing Market Demand in Asia Pacific Region

Providence, RI -- [via] - Vector Software, the leading provider of software testing solutions for safety-critical embedded applications, announced today it has expanded its presence in Asia Pacific by appointing Trinity Technologies as its exclusive distribution partner across the Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and rest of ASEAN countries. The deal enables Trinity Technologies to market and distribute VectorCAST throughout the region and provide a range of value-added services, including product evaluations programs, technical training, and consulting.

Posted by Michael Rielly in News, Partners