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of RR Software, Inc, the Ada programming language, and the technology business in general.
We've had a Post Office box for mail since before Janus/Ada
was a product. But no one mails orders or bug reports anymore, so it has just
become an expense. So we closed it down today.
Ada language-defined checks can highlight code that is unlikely
to work as the programmer intended. Janus/Ada 3.2.1 can detect some such Ada text
with Checking Code Quality Warnings. This article goes into detail about the
warnings and early experience with them.
Janus/Ada 3.2.1a is now available in general release for
A beta version of Janus/Ada 3.2.1 is available to current
users. This version includes some new Ada 2007 and Ada 2012 support.
A preview version of Janus/Ada 3.2.0 is available to current
users. This version includes some Ada 2012 support as well as the warnings discussed
in the previous articles.
Some Ada text is unlikely to be the code the programmer intended.
Future versions of Janus/Ada detect such Ada text with Code Quality Warnings.
This article goes into detail about the warnings and early experience with them.
Janus/Ada has always leaned toward telling the user as much
as possible about the compilation, but separating warnings that require action
from those that don't is sometimes difficult. Future versions of Janus/Ada will
try to address this problem.
Ada 202x proposes to use the at-sign (@) for a new Ada feature,
but Janus/Ada has used it for another purpose since the initial version of Janus/Ada
in 1981. Options on what to do are explored.
We've reorganized this website to make it easier to find what
you want. Read the details here.
Janus/Ada 3.1.2 is now available for Microsoft Windows.
90 Days of Software Support is included with all products.
Details of the latest free Claw Introductory Edition.
The Claw Personal Edition and the Janus/Ada Personal Edition
can be purchased as a bundle for just $295.
A listing of older articles and newsletters, mainly of historical