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QA Systems Announces Version 9.0 of the Cantata Unit Test Tool

Today software quality company, QA Systems, has announced the anticipated release of Cantata version 9.0. This is a major new release of the Cantata unit and integration testing tool for C and C++. This version introduces support for Test Driven Development (TDD), by automating test script generation from header files. The cutting-edge Cantata Autotest feature has been extended to cover C++. New Build Variant Code Coverage has been added to explicitly measure and combine executions over multiple builds of source code.

TDD is an agile technique which develops test cases from requirements rather than source code implementation. In contrast to...

GCOM Technologies selected as new Cantata test tool reseller in Taiwan

QA Systems are pleased to announce the selection of GCOM Technologies as appointed sole reseller for QA Systems software quality solutions for Taiwanese markets.

Andreas Sczepansky, CEO at QA Systems commented “We are pleased to welcome GCOM as a new reseller for QA Systems. They are an established provider of software development solutions in Taiwan and have a lot of experience and expertise to offer. We look forward to working with them to provide customers in Taiwan with the best software testing solutions available”

Bing Lu, President at GCOM Technologies explained “Our new partnership with QA Systems adds to our...

TEKTRONIK Engineering and Trade Ltd. appointed as Cantata Representative in Turkey

QA Systems, the provider of software quality solutions to safety critical markets, today announced the appointment of TEKTRONIK, a leader in hi-tech electronic technologies in the Turkish electronics and Services sector, as its representative company in Turkey.

Yavuz Korucu, Director at TEKTRONIK explained “We are very pleased to partner with QA Systems so that we can offer the Cantata unit and integration test framework with powerful support to help our customers in automating their software testing. Cantata is the best tool for testing on the embedded platforms used by our customers and has some great features to make testing easier”.

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QA Systems’ Cantata Unit and Integration Testing Tool Integrated with Lauterbach TRACE32 Debugger

QA Systems Cantata now supports Lauterbach’s TRACE32 Debugger. This integration will facilitate the full automation of testing practices such as verification, code coverage and traceability for debugging compiled code on embedded applications.

Lauterbach is one of the world’s largest producers of modular microprocessor development tools and embedded debuggers. Cantata’s powerful unit and integration testing capabilities can be used with most compilers and with any embedded architecture supported by Lauterbach’s TRACE32 Debugger. Cantata can be used with all supported TRACE32 features such as JTAG debuggers and instruction set simulators to test embedded systems.

TRACE32 is fully integrated with Cantata’s run process...

QA Systems opens first North American office in Boston

QA Systems opens first North American office in Boston

QA Systems, the leading European provider of software quality solutions to safety critical markets, is pleased to announce further international expansion with the company’s first US office, in Boston, MA. The founding of QA Systems North America Inc. is part of a continuing global growth strategy.

Andreas Sczepansky, President of QA Systems North America Inc. commented “The expansion to North America follows growing demand for our products which will be integral to growing our tool distribution network and supporting our customers on a global scale.” He adds, “I’m pleased to welcome...

Cantata 8.0 unit and integration testing solution for C & C++ certified for safety critical software development

Cantata 8.0 has been independently certified for use in the development of safety related software by SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH. 

Cantata version 8.0 is now certified as “usable in the development of safety related software” for all main safety standards up to their highest safety integrity levels. SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH are the leading independent third-party certification body for functional safety, accredited by Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkkS).

Cantata 8.0 has been certified for the following safety standards:

  • IEC 61508:2010 (general industrial)
  • ISO 26262:2011 (automotive)
  • EN 50128:2011 (railways)
  • IEC 60880:2006 (nuclear power)
  • and IEC 62304:2006 (medical devices)

Cantata product manager Pierre-Henri Stanek, commented “I am pleased to...

QA Systems Announce Major New Version of Cantata Unit Test Tool

Today QA Systems announced the upcoming release of Cantata version 8.0. This is a major new release of the Cantata unit and integration testing framework for C and C++. This version automates test maintenance, custom code injection, and makes it easier to test across multiple embedded environments.

A new Code Change Analysis feature has been added to cut test maintenance when C/C++ code is changed after initial testing. This identifies code changes which impact tests and gives detailed guidance on suitable test updates. Automatically generated suggestions can be selected, triggering automatic test refactoring for many types of code change.

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PRQA announces first code analyser for AUTOSAR C++14 Coding Guidelines

QA-C++ 4.2 with AUTOSAR compliance module

PRQA has announced the first commercially available tool for automatically applying the new AUTOSAR C++14 Coding Guidelines. The AUTOSAR Compliance Module is an extension to the QA-C++ 4.2 automated static code analysis tool.

The AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) development partnership is working on “Guidelines for the use of the C++14 language in critical and safety-related systems” in order to help ensure the safety and security of the code written by implementers of AUTOSAR software. PRQA was invited to become an AUTOSAR development partner and...

PRQA updates flagship static code analysis tools

Improved analysis and configuration options

PRQA has released new versions of the market leading QA-C and QA-C++ automated static code analysis tools. QA-C 9.3.1 and QA-C++ 4.1 provide even better analysis and an improved GUI.

“Automated static code analysis, by removing coding defects before compilation, cuts down on test and debug time, bringing projects to completion faster and with better quality code,” said Paul Blundell, CEO of PRQA. “The new releases of QA-C and QA-C++ are designed to improve still further the analysis phase, with subsequent benefits throughout the development process.

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SGS-TÜV certify Cantata version 7.2 for all major software safety standards

Cantata 7.2 has now been certified by SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH for unit and integration testing of safety related software written in C and C++. 

Contact QA Systems for a free Cantata 7.2 tool certification kit providing comprehensive guidance & evidence needed to help you achieve certification for your software.

Cantata has been certified by SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH as “usable in development of safety related software” up to the highest safety integrity levels for all main safety related standards:

·         IEC 61508:2010 (general industrial)

·         ISO 26262:2011 (automotive)

·         EN 50128:2011 (railways)

·         IEC 60880:2006 (nuclear power)

·         and IEC 62304:2006 (medical devices)

SGS-TÜV Saar...

Electronics Weekly Video Interview with Matt Davis, Managing Director at QA Systems

At Embedded World 2017, QA Systems promote Cantata 7.2, the new version of the leading unit and integration testing tool. This version, available in May 2017, features a new test case editor, interactive tutorials and major enhancements for the Cantata Team Reporting add-on.

At Embedded World Conference, Electronics Weekly interviewed Matt Davis, Managing Director at QA Systems Ltd about QA Systems test tools and the announcement of Cantata version 7.2.

As with previous versions, Cantata 7.2 will be awarded compliance certification to the highest safety integrity...

QA Systems announces Cantata version 7.2

Leading software quality company QA Systems today announced the upcoming release of the Cantata unit and integration testing tool for C and C++. The new version, which will be available in May 2017, features a new test case editor, interactive tutorials and major enhancements for the Cantata Team Reporting add-on.

The upcoming release of Cantata 7.2 was announced by QA Systems today. This release focuses on making Cantata even easier to use and introduces a new Test Case Editor. This works in sync with the existing Test Case Manager to provide an intuitive and graphical way to edit test cases....

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