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crossware

A term coined by Netscape for building Web-based applications using Java, JavaScript and JavaBeans, all of which run on multiple hardware platforms. See cross platform and wares.
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By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 650 companies, Crossware increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide," said Lori Kate Smith, partnership marketing manager for ARM.
The Crossware debugger knows which executable code belongs to each process and can select the appropriate debugging information even though the processes share the same execution address.
To facilitate the setting of software flash memory breakpoints, Crossware has exploited the ability of its Jaguar USB JTAG debugger interface to rapidly erase and rewrite flash memory sectors containing breakpoints.
The Crossware ColdFire Development Suite provides a complete and extremely user friendly development environment for the ColdFire family of microprocessors and microcontrollers with its advanced C/C++ compiler, libraries, wizards, simulator, source level debugger and the optional FireFly USB BDM debugger interface.
The Crossware environment can automatically create a configuration script either from the simulating program or from the configured hardware thereby eliminating the need for a script to be created manually.
The Crossware Code Creation Wizards are compatible with both C and C++.
The Crossware Code Creation Wizards will create code for the CAN controllers as well as for the acceptance filter, message identifiers, message data etc.
A 32k byte version of Crossware's ARM Development Suite software is also included allowing developers to create full working programs in seconds using the default start-up files created by the Crossware environment and the fully integrated Code Creation Wizards.
The simulator can also be extended using the Virtual Workshop Interface that Crossware originally introduced for its 8051 microcontroller thereby allowing developers to construct a simulation of their complete target system.
In addition, Crossware has added support for 64-bit integer arithmetic to its ColdFire C compiler as this is becoming an essential requirement for modern embedded systems.
In adding support for the Trio MP3 application, we are responding to the rapid growth of interest in compressed audio technology which looks set to extend well beyond the portable device and home entertainment environments into markets such as automotive," says Alan Harry of Crossware.