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  Introduction to the Ada Programming Language Training Class
Introduction to the Ada Programming Language is a 5 day training class designed to show you exactly what the Ada programming language has to offer when developing complex software systems.
Programming experience and familiarity with a high-level programming language are expected.
Dr. Rehmer, has been programming in Ada for more than 20 years.
www.ddci.com /training_introduction_to_ada.php   (262 words)

  Ada programming language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ada is a structured, statically typed imperative computer programming language designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah of CII Honeywell Bull during 1977–1983.
Requests for proposals for a new programming language were issued and four contractors were hired to develop their proposals under the names of Red (Intermetrics led by Benjamin Brosgol), Green (CII Honeywell Bull, led by Jean Ichbiah), Blue (SofTech, led by John Goodenough), and Yellow (SRI International, led by Jay Spitzen).
This proposal was influenced by the programming language LIS that Ichbiah and his group had developed in the 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ada_programming_language   (1737 words)

 Programming Languages Directory | Ada Programming Language
The Ada language is the result of the most extensive and most expensive language design effort ever undertaken.
Generic Program Units- It is possible to write a procedure (for example, a sorting procedure) which does not require a data type to be specified.
This program simply demonstrates the return of a string from a procedure call, in the Ada programming language.
www.computerowl.com /ada.php   (412 words)

 ICC What's Ada?
Ada is a programming language of special value in the development of large programs which must work reliably.
Ada 9X includes full OOP facilities giving the flexibility of programming by extension which enables programs to be extended and maintained at lower cost.
Program units may be subprograms (which define executable algorithms), packages (which define collections of entities), task units (which define concurrent computations), protected units (which define operations for the coordinated sharing of data between tasks), or generic units (which define parameterized forms of packages and subprograms).
www.irvine.com /whatsada2.html   (3000 words)

 Dod Directive 3405.1, Programming Language
The Ada programming language shall be the single, common, computer programming language for Defense computer resources used in intelligence systems, for the command and control of military forces, or as an integral part of a weapon system.
Programming languages other than Ada that were authorized and being used in full-scale development may continue to be used through deployment and for software maintenance, but not for major software upgrades.
Ada shall be used for all other applications, except when the use of another approved higher order language is more cost-effective over the application's life-cycle, in keeping with the long-range goal of establishing Ada as the primary DoD higher order language (HOL).
sw-eng.falls-church.va.us /3405-1.html   (1685 words)

 Ada Programming - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Ada is a programming language named after Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, which is suitable for all development needs.
Ada puts unique emphasis on, and provides strong support for, good software engineering practices that scale well to very large software systems (millions of lines of code, and very large development teams).
Portability: the language definition allows compilers to differ only in a few controlled ways, and otherwise defines the semantics of programs very precisely; as a result, Ada source text is very portable across compilers and across target hardware platforms.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Ada_Programming   (1248 words)

 Savitch/Petersen CS1 Ada Preface
Programming without parameters invariably violates the generally accepted principles of software engineering and forces students to practice techniques that must later be unlearned.
Designed for Interactive Programming All the programs are designed for use in an interactive environment because it fits in nicely with the modern approach to the development of programs.
The Ada code in all of the complete programs in the text have been copied directly from text files that have been compiled and run using several different Ada compilers running under several different operating systems for PC's to large mainframes.
www-cse.ucsd.edu /users/savitch/books/ada/preface.html   (2104 words)

 Some information on the Ada programming language
Ada is an internationally standardized, general-purpose programming language used in a wide variety of applications -- from missile control to payroll processing to air traffic control.
Ada contains features commonly found in other programming languages and provides additional support for modern programming practices, for controlling special purpose hardware to meet real-time deadlines, and for the creation and enhancement of large and complex programs by groups of programmers over long periods of time.
Ada organizes code into self-contained units that can be planned, written, compiled, and tested separately; this feature allows programs to be written in portions by teams working in parallel before being integrated into the final product.
www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be /~dirk/ada-belgium/ada.html   (567 words)

 SuperLinux Encyclopedia - Ada Programming Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Named in honor of Countess Augusta Ada Lovelace, Ada is a high level programming language designed to support the construction of long-lived, highly reliable software systems.
Ada was the first internationally standardized OOP language.
Object-Oriented Programming with Ada (Stéphane Barbey, Magnus Kempe & Alfred Strohmeier)
slencyclopedia.berlios.de /ada.html   (393 words)

 HP OpenVMS systems - Ada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
DEC Ada is a production-quality implementation of the Ada programming language.
Programs in source, object, or executable image format can be moved from any host to any like target (for example, from any OpenVMS VAX system to another OpenVMS VAX system), using any common medium (for example, disk or magnetic tape) or communication medium (for example, DECnet).
All of the language elements specified by the ANSI or ISO standard definition for the Ada language are provided by DEC Ada.
h71000.www7.hp.com /commercial/ada/doc/compare_pro.html   (2376 words)

 File Structures With Ada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A programming language, such as Pascal, with less support for file organizations, would allow students to gain greater computer science knowledge concerning the implementation of data structures on external files.
The Ada programming language can be used in a more practical pedagogical way by allowing students to gain more in-depth file implementation experience as they analyze data structures for efficiency and write their own access routines.
The central theme of the chapter is the reduction in the number of I/O operations required for a program that accesses a blocked file and the reduction of the time that the CPU waits for an I/O operation to be completed when using a buffered file.
www2.netdoor.com /~petersen/Books/preface.fswa.html   (1597 words)

 The Ada Programming Language
The Ada language is the result of the most extensive and most expensive language design effort ever undertaken.
The Ada language was then frozen for the next five years.
Generic Program Units - It is possible to write a procedure (for example, a sorting procedure) which does not require a data type to be specified.
www.engin.umd.umich.edu /CIS/course.des/cis400/ada/ada.html   (426 words)

 Ada World - Advocacy
Ada was designed, from the grounds up, to be a reliable programming language.
Ada allows for multiple declarations of procedures and functions with a different set of parameters and likewise different execution steps can be executed as per which declaration is used when calling the given procedure or function.
Ada comes with its own tokenization package which means it's trivial to do such task as string parsing based on a given set of valid tokens.
www.adaworld.com /advocacymain.html   (968 words)

 FIPS 119-1 - Ada
FIPS Ada is one of the high level programming language standards provided for use by all Federal departments and agencies.
FIPS Ada specifications are the language specifications contained in American National Standard and the International Organization for Standardization Reference Manual for the Ada Programming Language, ANSI/ISO/IEC 8652:1995 standard.
The standard does not specify limits on the size or complexity of programs, the results when the rules of the standard fail to establish an interpretation, the means of supervisory control of programs, or the means of transforming programs for processing.
www.itl.nist.gov /fipspubs/fip119-1.htm   (2035 words)

 Introduction to Programming Ada LG #81
Ada is used in all sorts of situations, and since it is a concurrent programming language, it is most commonly used in embedded systems.
Ada programs are therefore standalone from having any kind of Ada packages installed.
Ada however, has to be told exactly which packages it is to use before it can perform even the simplest of commands like echoing statements to the VDU.
linuxgazette.net /issue81/adam2.html   (1960 words)

 Open Directory - Computers: Programming: Languages: Ada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Ada World - Tries to promote the Ada programming language, as well as being a good reference site to learn from and a place to see current Ada projects.
Dirk's Pointers to Ada Related Information - In case you are wondering why people are interested to use Ada as a teaching language, even as the language of choice for a first programming course at universities.
Kernel Ada for an HDL - This paper is a call to SIGAda members to make a determined thrust to broaden Ada usage in the commercial world.
dmoz.org /Computers/Programming/Languages/Ada   (566 words)

 Free Ada Compilers (thefreecountry.com)
Just because a program, book or service is listed here or has a good review does not mean that I endorse or approve of the program or of any of its contents.
The front end source code is in Ada, and the compiler uses the GCC backend to generate the binary.
The Ada compiler generates code for a virtual machine, and the code is then executed by an interpreter.
www.thefreecountry.com /compilers/ada.shtml   (665 words)

 History of the Ada Programming Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
This language definition was devloped by Cii Honeywell Bull and later Alsys, and by Honeywell Systems and Research Center, under contract to the United States Department of Defense.
The Ada/Ed implementation of the language was validated in April 1983.
AJPO established the Ada 9X Project in July 1988 to revise the Ada programming language.
www.cs.fit.edu /~ryan/ada/ada-hist.html   (511 words)

 Ada Languages Programming Computers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
So three years ago, she and other parents with a penchant for languages started a...
The two join Ada Vista, a program that began nine years ago at Ada Elementary...
Ada Cannonie of Tahlequah got her Gusty as a birthday present in the early 1970s.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Computers/Programming/Languages/Ada   (677 words)

 Ada Home: the Home of the Brave Ada Programmers (HBAP)
Since March 1994 this server provides a home to users and potential users of Ada, a modern programming language designed to support sound software engineering principles and practices.
If you have no or little experience with Ada Home, the Welcome Tour is for you.
Ada Home and Home of the Brave Ada Programmers are trademarks of KSCE.
www.adahome.com   (415 words)

 The Ada Picture Gallery
Another classic picture: a portrait of Ada, Countess of Lovelace, acknowledged to be the world's first programmer, from the cover of John Barnes' book "Programming in Ada", 2nd edition, and used with permission of Addison-Wesley Publishing Company (Mr.
The picture of Ada that was given to many of the people on the original Ada committee back in the early 1980's.
Two undated letters from Ada Lovelace (left) together with Babbage's son's instructions for operating a section of the Difference Engine and the medal awarded to Babbage in 1824 by the Astronomical Society of London.
www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be /~dirk/ada-belgium/pictures.html   (1110 words)

 Sample: The Ada Programming Language
Ada is a language originally designed to reduce the cost of writing embedded systems for USA Department of Defense projects.
The name was protected so that a company could only call their product "Ada" if it passed a large set of tests.
The new standard was released in Spring 1995 (Ada95): The designers claim that Ada95 does address the concerns of the object-oriented, commercial, scientific, and system programming experts.
www.csci.csusb.edu /dick/samples/ada.html   (241 words)

 Amazon.com: Programming in Ada 95 (2nd Edition): Books: John Barnes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The author was one of the leaders of the small team that actually designed the Ada language and does a great job of presenting the essentials of the language in a easy to read format.
Ada is a complex and beautiful language - it helps to see it from more than one view.
Ada is not as highly used as some other languages but is still a very popular language in certain segments and can provide a rewarding career for the serious student.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0201342936?v=glance   (1639 words)

 Ada World - About Ada World
Ada World has been created essentially to bring the Ada programming language a central place where Ada developers and curious programmers can both learn about Ada, see what's happening as far as Ada development projects goes, give a good idea of what can be done with Ada.
Ada is still today, the most reliable programming language there is. The reason why is simply, the language was designed, from the grounds up, with reliability for mission critical fields of applications in mind.
Ada World will strive to provide any and all information that helps visitors and members see why Ada can be the tool of choice.
www.adaworld.com /aboutmain.html   (657 words)

 BUBL LINK: Computer programming - ada
Provides a guide to the Ada 95 programming language, covering topics such as lexical elements, statements, subprograms, tasks and synchronisation, interface to other languages, real-time and distributed systems, and security.
Collection of resources relating to the Ada programming language including compilers, standards, reference documents, job vacancies, and a selection of FAQs.
Collection of sample source code for the Ada programming language, and information about language and technique, operating systems, and algorithm examples.
bubl.ac.uk /link/c/computerprogramming-ada.htm   (128 words)

 I-Logix Rhapsody: Automatic Code Generation | Ada Programming Language
This is especially valuable to engineers working in the Ada programming language for demanding large scale, real-time environments, such as military and aerospace applications.
In addition to automatically generating production quality Ada code, Rhapsody in Ada's Rules-Based Code Generator provides users with the ability to modify off-the-shelf UML to Ada mapping rules or create new rules on their own.
With Rhapsody in Ada, you will also be able to import legacy Ada with a proven, powerful, rules based Reverse Engineering process.
www.ilogix.com /sublevel.aspx?id=290   (145 words)

 Ada Programming Language Materials
PREFERRED CITATION: Please cite the collection as follows: Ada Programming Language Materials (CBI 157), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Ada is a high-level programming language developed in the period between 1975-1980 to supercede the hundreds of critical systems languages used by the U.S. Department of Defense.
The collection consists of corporate product literature describing software products designed for the Ada language; U.S. government publications, including Ada 9X project reports, technical reports, working papers, newsletters; and user group information produced by or for the U.S. government concerning implementing and working with the Ada language.
www.cbi.umn.edu /collections/inv/cbi00157.html   (348 words)

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