Atego Releases Major New Version of Atego ApexAda Embedded Developer

December 04, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Cheltenham, UK – December 4, 2013 - Atego® world leading independent supplier of systems and embedded real-time software development tools and solutions, has announced that Atego ApexAda™ Embedded Developer 5.0 offers complete support for Ada 2005 for Wind River VxWorks®/x86 target systems.

Atego ApexAda Embedded Developer 5.0 is a major new release with complete support for the language features in Ada 2005 delivering a complete solution for editing, compiling, debugging, testing, managing, and executing even the most complex and challenging Ada applications on Wind River's most current VxWorks RTOS version with support for Intel x86 processors.

"The Ada language remains a primary staple in the mil/aero industry for complex mission and safety-critical systems as evidenced by the roll-out of new and upgraded capability being provided by Wind River development tool partners like Atego," said Chip Downing, Senior Director, Aerospace & Defense Business Unit at Wind River. "Atego's latest ApexAda release exemplifies the continuing demand for advanced engineering tools and effective real-time execution platforms to our joint customers."

The Atego ApexAda Embedded Developer Enterprise Edition package includes both native and cross compilers to speed initial development and testing cycles. It also incorporates a sophisticated architectural and build control mechanism, configuration management and version control (CMVC) capabilities to help development teams keep control of their updates and manage changes to their application code. Atego TestMate™ is also included in the product to provide automation of the testing process, including regression testing and coverage analysis. TestMate allows developers to easily compose test cases into test suites that can be executed and evaluated automatically.

"This release continues Atego's commitment to Ada and to the many projects that have found Ada to be an invaluable asset in their real-time systems development and deployment arsenal," stated Hedley Apperly, Atego's Vice-President of Product & Marketing. "We are especially pleased to bring our first embedded Ada05 product with VxWorks support to the Wind River development community."

Shipping and Availability
Atego ApexAda Embedded Developer 5.0 is fully released and immediately available for code development on Solaris/SPARC and Linux/Intel platforms host platforms and targets Intel x86-based VxWorks 6.9 execution. Product license pricing is available on request.

More information about Atego ApexAda Embedded Developer Edition is available at:

News Highlights
  • New Ada 2005 support for VxWorks/x86-based systems
  • Sophisticated build control, configuration management, and version control
  • Passes all available Ada Conformity Assessment Test Suite (ACATS) tests
  • Atego's latest ApexAda release exemplifies the continuing demand for advanced engineering tools and effective real-time execution platforms