Parasoft Extends Development Testing Support for Embedded IoT ApplicationsNovember 7, 2017
Parasoft, the leader of automated software testing solutions, announced the latest release of Parasoft C/C++test, the static analysis and unit testing tool for C and C++ software, and Parasoft DTP, the powerful reporting and analytics tool that provides advanced analytics and insights across the SDLC. Part of Parasoft’s suite of automated software testing tools, these solutions facilitate software development best practices, rigorous bug detection, and security vulnerability remediation. Parasoft C/C++test’s static analysis and unit testing technologies integrate effortlessly with intelligent analytics from Parasoft DTP to bring efficiency to quality and compliance initiatives. This new release improves developer workflows, with a focus on enhanced environment and infrastructure support, and provides enriched dashboards and reports, to aid users in achieving MISRA compliance. To learn more about the latest release, read the detailed blog post, or request a demo.
Major improvements in the release include:
Enhanced Platform, Compiler Support, and Static Analysis
With a focus on removing barriers to software quality, Parasoft continues its support for multiple platforms and compilers. The new release adds support for WindRiver GCC 4.8.x, IAR for ARM 8.11.x, and Microsoft Visual C++ 14.1x. Parasoft continues to innovate by evolving the core static analysis technology while optimizing current and creating new rules covering MISRA 2008 and secure coding guidelines for developers of embedded IoT applications.
MISRA Compliance Pack
In addition to verifying and enforcing MISRA guidelines via static code analysis, Parasoft now provides the MISRA Compliance Pack, a powerful solution that specifically addresses compliance documentation requirements of MISRA. The Compliance Pack brings software test automation to the compliance process, greatly reducing the time and effort required to prove compliance to certifying agencies by automatically creating high-level overviews and detailed documentation.
"Today’s embedded C/C++ developers face significant challenges, as they wrestle with the impact of connected devices while adapting to increased agile-ish release schedules – all while trying to meet and maintain safety-critical considerations," said Mark Lambert, VP of Products at Parasoft. "Parasoft C/C++test is designed to meet these challenges by unifying development testing for C and C++ developers, providing a comprehensive testing tool that allows users to confidently deliver software that’s robust, predictable, and secure. The latest release continues and supports this mission."