Atego Ships Major New Version of Aonix ObjectAda for Windows Ada development and compilation system enhanced with Ada 2005 language features

January 23, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
San Diego, USA and Cheltenham, UK – January 23, 2013. Atego™, the leading independent supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative development tools for engineering complex, mission- and safety-critical architectures, systems, software and hardware, has launched Aonix ObjectAda® 9.0 for Windows with new support for Ada 2005.

"Ada continues to be a mainstay in many long-term military & aerospace applications and assuring the tools that support these applications remain not only available, but current and well maintained is critical," said Dr. Jerry Krasner, Chief Analyst Embedded Market Forecasters ( "Not only has Ada as a language continued to improve, but the hardware and operating systems have evolved as well. I credit Atego for progressing their tools on both fronts to keep developers well equipped with the latest-and-greatest methodologies and technologies available." "It's no mistake that IBM entrusted Atego to take over their Ada line of products."

Aonix ObjectAda 9.0 for Windows is a major new release with significant support for many of the new language features in Ada 2005 that users require, as well as a number of new or enhanced features including:

  • Aonix ObjectAda operation in either Ada 2005 or Ada 95 mode
  • Floating Point Overflow Control
  • Non-Ada Threads Support
  • Ada Binding to Java Native Interface (JNI)
  • File IO Open/Create support for Unicode File Names
  • Read/Write support in Text_IO for decoding/Encoding UTF character data
  • Runtime Corrections and Enhancements
  • Debugger Enhancements for debugging DLLs

  • This release builds on enhancements provided with the 8.5 release from earlier in 2012. Including enhanced compatibility with Windows 7 and Windows 8 and is based on Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 development tools and libraries from the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) version 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4. The combination of tools and libraries, included with Aonix ObjectAda v9.0 for Windows, allows developers to create applications for Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, XPSP3, Vista, and Windows Server 2003 R2. Additionally, the Ada bindings to the Windows API provided by Aonix ObjectAda have been adapted to work correctly with the Windows SDK V7.1 libraries.

    "We're very pleased to announce Ada 05 support in our Aonix ObjectAda for Windows product," stated Hedley Apperly, Atego's Vice-President of Product & Marketing. "We are committed to the continued improvement of our products for the Ada language and the long-term availability these products, which respond to our customers' needs and set them ahead of their competition."

    Shipping and Availability
    Aonix ObjectAda 9.0 for Windows is fully released and immediately available. Product license pricing is available on request.

    About Atego
    Atego is a world leading software tools and professional services company, focused on helping organizations engineer complex, mission- and safety-critical systems and software. With today's systems and software engineering projects continually growing in complexity, Atego's collaborative development
    tools, robust runtime environments, certification know-how and supporting services enable abstraction, optimization and automation - dramatically increasing quality, security and productivity.

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