ASE2 CARD CATALOG ENTRY
Ada System Certifier_1 1.1 Date/Time of Processing: Saturday 13 January 1996 03:09:01Pm Overall Assessment of System: OK Classification of System: A Basis of Classification -- Syntax Errors PASS Completeness PASS Independence from External Libraries PASS Independence from a Specific Ada Compiler PASS Number of ... Files 6 Library Units 23 Lines 1060 Statements 564 Comments 425 Subunits and Parent Units -- 6 parent program units 0 missing parent units 16 subunits 0 subunits found but not specified 0 subunits specified but not found Note: only the main portable files were involved in this certification (the machine-specific ports were ignored).
ADA-TUTR is an interactive Ada tutor program, from Software Innovations Technology, used to train people to be Ada programmers. Starting with Version 3.00, ADA-TUTR covers both Ada83 and Ada95.
ADA-TUTR is not just a "quiz," it is a thorough course of interactive instruction that even checks "homework" assignments. ADA-TUTR concentrates on teaching good program design, not just syntax, so that programs will take advantage of the features of Ada that make them more reliable and easier to maintain. ADA-TUTR was written by John J. Herro, Ph.D., who taught a graduate course in Ada at the State University of New York at Binghamton, and taught Ada to employees of General Electric Co. and Grumman Aerospace Corp.
When ADA-TUTR is run on a PC, an Ada compiler is helpful, but not required. A list of Ada compilers available for the PC, some of them inexpensive, is included. The PC needs a hard disk or a 3 1/2" disk, and can have a monochrome or color monitor. Since ADA-TUTR comes with Ada source code, it will run on other computers with Ada compilers. It has been brought up on DEC VAX computers using DEC Ada and SUN 3 workstations using Verdix Ada, to name a couple.
ADA-TUTR is marketed as "Shareware," which means that individuals, schools, and companies may try the program without charge, making and distributing as many copies as desired. To use the program after a free trial, an individual registers for a small one-time charge. An organization buys a license for a one-time charge.
DATE VERSION AUTHOR HISTORY 03/08/89 1.21 John J. Herro First Release to MSDOS 06/14/89 1.22 John J. Herro 2nd MSDOS release 04/06/91 2.00 John J. Herro Update 08/01/93 2.02 John J. Herro Update 09/01/94 3.00 John J. Herro Updated with Ada9X Info 01/10/96 3.11 John J. Herro Updated (Ada95)
This prologue must be included in all copies of this software. This software is copyright by the author. This software is released as shareware.
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