Oct 16 '20
Here are some recent updates to our Free Tools and Libraries page:
October 16, 2020: Added GDNative, a binding to Godot Nativescript.
Added MP, a Music Player based on the Gnoga audio widget.
Added Resource, a tool to convert resource files to Ada source code to be compiled and included in a binary.
June 5, 2020: Added HAC, a compiler for an Ada subset.
Add Ada NetFramework, a library and runtime to allow native Ada applications to use Microsoft NetFramework.
March 2, 2020: Added Stack Usage, a tool that analyzes call information produced by GNAT in order to determine maximum stack usage for a task.
November 27, 2019: Added SrcTrace, a tool that generates an Ada package containing the source details for a
particular build of a program
Added VScode Extensions, extensions to the VSCode editor to support Ada programming.
(This post will be periodically updated – Webmaster.)
Sep 7 '20
Airbus Helicopters (France) has selected the GNAT Pro tool suite and the Ada programming language to develop new software components for the VSR700 prototype project. VSR700 is Airbus Helicopters’ tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) designed to meet the demanding requirements of global navies and armies in the 21st century.
Aug 17 '20
The Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder Reflected Solar mission is a NASA-directed mission executed under the direction of the Science Mission Directorate – Earth Science Division with two primary mission goals: measure Earth-reflected sunlight with accuracy of 0.3% (k=1) and serve as an on-orbit inter-calibration reference to other orbiting sensors.
To address the technical challenges outlined by the mission requirements, the mission selected the Ada programming language and GNAT Pro Bare-Metal development environment from AdaCore that are designed for safety-critical, real-time systems for the ARM M series processor architecture.
Aug 8 '20
PTC has released of version 10.2 of its popular PTC® ObjectAda for Windows and PTC ObjectAda64 for Windows Ada compiler products. This new release provides complete support for Ada 2012 language features. ObjectAda for Windows and ObjectAda64 for Windows support
development of native Windows 32-bit or 64-bit applications using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 / 2019
development tools and libraries from the Windows 10 Software Development Kit (SDK).
Aug 8 '20
in Ada User Journal
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ada-Europe has been unable to print and ship the March 2020 AUJ to its subscribers. Therefore, they have decided to make the March issue (AUJ 41-1) available on-line, while the printed version will be mailed whenever possible. Thus the March AUJ issue is publicly available in its entirety.
Jul 28 '20
in Ada User Journal
The Quarterly New Digest from the Ada User Journal, Issue 40.3, September 2019, highlights updates to various Ada Tools and Libraries, and various interesting usage questions.
Jul 24 '20
The 5th Annual Make It With Ada competition will run from July 31st, 2020 to January 31st, 2021. There will be $9000 in prizes.
Jun 23 '20
AdaCore today announced that JTEKT, an international automotive electric power steering system manufacturing company headquartered in Japan, has adopted AdaCore’s SPARK Pro toolsuite and the GNAT Pro Common Code Generator (CCG) to aid in the development of safety-critical power steering system software.
Jun 23 '20
in Embedded Computer Design
In this episode of Embedded Toolbox, Rob Tice explains how – as opposed to C and C++-based development – the Ada programming language abstracts most direct interaction with memory into the compilation process.
May 26 '20
PTC has released a new Linux/Intel64-hosted embedded Ada compiler
targeting Linux on Armv8 64-bit (aarch64) processors. PTC ApexAda V5.2 Embedded for Linux/Intel64 to Linux/Arm 64-bit is the initial product offering based on a new 64-bit code generator for ApexAda for the Armv8 64-bit (aarch64) architecture. It is hosted on Intel x64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux v7.x/v8.x or the CentOS equivalent distribution.