Technology, Standards and more.
Avionics Software Certification Standards
RTCA and EUROCAE have accepted the work of SC-205/WG-12 to update the standards for software in avionics. This includes both ground and airborne software. The new standards are designated DO-178C and DO-278A by the RTCA and ED-12A and ED-109A by EUROCAE respectively.
Real-Time Specification for Java
The RTSJ is an essential refinement of Java semantics and libraries for safety-critical applications plus additional APIs to support realtime and embedded programming. The latest draft has been submitted to the JCP to update the project status. The RTSJ 2.0 is available as a draft as well.