Newest VectorCAST integration allows TI customers to leverage the benefits of VectorCAST™ automated testing

Vector Software, the leading provider of dynamic software testing solutions for embedded systems, today announced support for the CrossWorks for MSP430 integrated development environment from Rowley Associates.

CrossWorks for MSP430 is a complete development solution for building, testing, and deploying applications on Texas Instruments ultra-low-power MSP430 microcontrollers. CrossWorks includes an ANSI C compiler, macro assembler, linker/locator, libraries, core simulator, flash downloader, JTAG debugger, and Rowley's integrated development environment, CrossStudio.

The VectorCAST Runtime Support Package, VectorCAST/RSP, is an add-on to the VectorCAST toolset enabling testing of real-time applications directly in an embedded target or simulator environment. VectorCAST/RSP works in conjunction with VectorCAST/C++ to provide automated module testing in a real-time embedded environment.

“We are pleased to continue to expand our offering for the Texas Instruments user community,” commented Bill McCaffrey, Chief Operating Officer at Vector Software. “With our CrossWorks for MSP430 integration, VectorCAST continues to help TI customers produce high-quality software and accelerate time to market.”

PDF icon Press Release: Vector Software Integrates VectorCAST with the Rowley CrossWorks IDE for MSP430

About Vector Software

Vector Software is the world’s leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and business critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in the automotive, aerospace, medical devices, industrial controls, rail, and other business critical sectors rely on Vector Software’s VectorCAST® test automation platform. The VectorCAST environment enables software development teams to easily automate complex testing tasks to improve software quality, using Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Change-Based Testing processes to engineer reliable software for accelerated time-to-market release cycles. Vector Software is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island USA with offices worldwide, and a world-class team of support and technology partners. To learn more, visit: or follow Vector Software on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

About Rowley Associates

Rowley Associates develops and provides complete development solutions for embedded system application development on popular architectures including ARM7, ARM9, XScale, Cortex-M3, MSP430, AVR, and MAXQ. Rowley Associates was founded in 1988 to develop embedded tools and software systems.