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AdaCore Gnat Pro for Wind River VxWorks 7

AdaCore is supporting the Ada programming language on Wind River’s VxWorks 7 real-time operating system with its Gnat Pro development environment. “AdaCore engineers worked closely with Wind River on this product, ensuring that it would support both single and multi-core systems” said AdaCore. “Enhancements over previous versions…

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Software documents Linux activity live

Linux programs to make a detailed recording of themselves as they run, claimed Undo Software of Cambridge as it announced a product called Live Recorder. “Until now, in order to solve a problem reported on code running in production, developers have needed to gather information relating to the failure to…

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Altium 3D design tool takes AutoCAD and Eagle data

Altium’s 3D PCB design system, Designer 14 now supports flex and rigid-flex design, including schematic capture, 3D PCB layout, analysis and programmable design. This release of Altium Designer includes the ability to handle the challenges of flex and rigid-flex designs including advanced layer stack management. The company…

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PRQA releases new high reliability C++ coding blueprint

An updated verison of the high integrity C++ coding standard (HIC++) has been published by PRQA. HIC++ was first published 10 years ago and more than 24,000 copies having been downloaded. PRQA Free Whitepaper – Build a compelling business case for software static analysis » Version 4 of HIC++ consolidates or…

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Vector Software supports Freescale MQX RTOS

Vector Software is now supporting the Freescale MQX real-time operating system with its VectorCAST suite of tools for software testing. VectorCAST/RSP is the Run-time Support Package add-on to the VectorCAST toolset which enables testing of real-time applications directly in an embedded target or simulator environment…

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Green Hills has secure platform for smart meters

Green Hills Software has added to its secure software tools for smart metering which it said provides the core technologies required to develop, deliver, and maintain secure, resilient, smart grid devices.  The platform includes a full suite of ISS Security Toolkits for the smart grid device development. There is ISS…

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Green Hills adds PROFINET support to safety platform

Green Hills Software has partnered with KW Software and Molex to add new software integrations to its Platform for Industrial Safety. The platform includes a set of development tools, middleware, industrial communications protocols and services built around the IEC 61508 SIL 3-certified Green Hills INTEGRITY real-time operating system…

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