Coverity launched version 6.5 of their Development Testing Platform, which is an integrated suite of software testing technologies for identifying and remediating critical quality and security issues during development. The latest version features Coverity Test Advisor for change impact analysis and unit testing on high risk code, including changed code and code impacted by a change, alerting developers of code not covered by unit tests. Coverity Development Testing Platform 6.5 is available now.
vfAnalyst, from Vector Fabrics, is a cloud-based tool for parallelizing sequential C code in embedded systems. vfAnalyst enables software engineers to identify the most promising parallelization opportunities so that they can create an effective multicore implementation much more quickly. vfAnalyst is hosted on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and accessed through a standard web browser. The tool is paid for on a pay-as-you-go basis. vfAnalyst is available now.
Energy Micro announced the energyAware Profiler energy debugging tool for their 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontroller kits. The energyAware Profiler tool reads the kits’ Advanced Energy Monitoring (AEM) system data and enables simple graphical visualization and optimization of application energy consumption and code. The energyAware Profiler Windows software is available as a free download.