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cross-compiler

(programming)
A compiler which runs on one platform and produces code for another, as opposed to a native code compiler which produces code for the platform on which it runs.
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The Linux cross-compiler allows developers to build applications targeted for S/390 without having to face the steep learning curve and subtleties associated with that environment.
Embedded software developers worldwide rely on MetaWare's "industrial strength" C, C++, Embedded C++ and Java cross-compilers and the SeeCode debugger for creating high-performance embedded system applications on Windows NT/95/98, Solaris/SunOS and Linux host platforms for the ARM, ARC, picoJava, PowerPC, and x86 target microprocessors.
The NCT Java development environment features a Java compiler and cross-compilers which allow for the translation of legacy systems from C or C++ programming languages into Java bytecode.
Microtec will be providing the latest versions of its XRAY(r) debugger and C and C++ cross-compilers integrated with ISI's pRISM+(TM) for both the 68K and PowerPC processor families.
Rational Apex provides optimizing cross-compilers, graphical symbolic debuggers, cross-linkers, assemblers, instruction set simulators, a user-configurable Ada runtime system, user-configurable board support packages, an all-Ada TCP/IP for Ethernet, an all-Ada hardened filesystem, object module converters, debugger emulator support, performance analysis tools, and testing tools.
The company's pioneering Spectra development system, XRAY Pro debug suite featuring the XRAY source-level debugger, C and C++ cross-compilers, and VRTX RTOS are used to develop embedded applications for telecommunications, networking, medical, transportation, industrial control and consumer electronics equipment.
Previously at Sun, he founded and lead the Sun C/C++, Sun COBOL, Sun Cross-Compilers, Sun FORTRAN, Sun Modula-2, and Sun Pascal projects.
In his new position, Barbagallo is responsible for driving Microtec's worldwide marketing strategy for the complete line of products including the Spectra(R) development system, XRAY(R) Pro debug suite, C and C++ cross-compilers, and VRTX(R) real-time operating system.
Rational Apex is integrated with Rational's Spire C/C++ family of cross-compilers, which are available for most popular UNIX host platforms and which target PowerPC, Motorola 68K, CPU-32, and MIPS processors.
Microtec's Spectra(R) development system, XRAY(R) Pro debug suite, optimized C and C++ cross-compilers and VRTX(R) RTOS shorten the development cycle of embedded systems.
Rational's VADScross C/C++ cross-compilers provide a mixed-language solution for embedded-systems development.
With more than 50,000 users worldwide, Microtec's XRAY source-level debuggers, C and C++ cross-compilers, VRTX real-time operating system and Spectra development system are used to develop embedded applications for telecommunications, networking, medical, transportation, industrial control and consumer electronics equipment.