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Ada Core Technologies: Free Software Business Model Is Viable

Aug 17, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"First off, What is Ada, and in what kinds of applications is it most commonly used? (For non-programmers in the audience)

"Ada is a modern programming language that was first created in 1983 and was recently ratified by ISO for its third revision. It is primarily used in large, long-lived applications where reliability, efficiency and safety are critical, such as commercial and defense aircraft avionics, air traffic control, railroad systems, financial services and medical devices..."

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