Accession Number:

ADA253646

Title:

A Comparison of Ada 83 and C++

Descriptive Note:

Final rept

Corporate Author:

ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DIV HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this report is to provide technical input to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Communications, Computers and Logistics to assist that office in preparing a business case for using Ada or C to develop Corporate Information Management CIM systems. This technical input has been gathered by using the comparison methodology of a 1985 Federal Aviation Administration FAA report as a model, as well as by conducting interviews with experts in Ada and C. The conclusion of this report is that technically neither language is clearly better than the other for government use, however, there is clear justification and rationale for using ada rather than C for large complex systems with long lifetimes. Ada, MIS, C, Comparison of Ada and C languages.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE