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Announcement -
Ada in Sweden - Ada-day with AdaCore

Ada in Sweden, one of the member organizations of Ada-Europe, holds a joint event with AdaCore on Tuesday October 2nd 2007, at the SaabSystem main office in Järfälla. Participants from other companies are welcome.

The focus will be on GNAT Pro from different aspects (see agenda below). Ada in Sweden will be presented to the participants, and copies of the Ada User Journal will be handed out to show some of the benefits of becoming a member.

Agenda Tuesday October 2:

09.30 - 10.30 Quality Assurance with GNAT Pro
A review of the functionalities of the GNAT Pro toolsuite that help insure the quality of generated code. Emphasis will be put on the creation of coding style rules, the integration of unit testing and coverage in the development cycle, and the generation of metrics and browsable documentation.

10.30 - 10.45 Break

10.45 - 11.15 Help for Certification with the GNAT Pro High-Integrity Edition
A presentation of the various functionalities that can be of interest when developing software requiring certification: Coding standard definition and verification, static worst case analysis (stack usage and timing), robustness and consistency testing, source to object traceability, and runtime footprint and deactivated code reduction, etc.

11.15 - 11.45 The Double Life of Ada
Created by the DoD, Ada has a worldwide reference list of being used in large, embedded aerospace & defence projects. Less well known is the fact that Ada has a strong presence outside of these "traditional" markets.

11.45 - 12.00 Questions and answers

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 14.00 The GNAT Pro Foundry
An insight into the software factory that produces two GNAT Pro releases each year and a GNAT Pro wavefront every day on more than 30 different configurations. The life of an AdaCore support ticket from its creation in GNAT Tracker to its complete resolution, and its participation in the quality of the product.

14.00 - 14.15 Break

14.15 - 14.45 The GNAT Pro Roadmap
New features, new tools, new libraries, new supported configurations, new services...

14.45 - 15.00 Questions and answers

To register for this event please send an email to Jamie Ayre (ayre @

[Ada-Belgium] To the Ada-Belgium home page.

Last update: 2007/09/28.

Dirk Craeynest