By C Project Lead on Dec 19, 2006
Sun Studio Express Program December 2006 Build available
Want a peek at the latest Sun Studio Compilers and Tools under development from Sun?
The Sun Studio Express Program provides the Sun developer community with an early look at new features and technologies of the Sun Studio Compilers and Tools. The Sun developer community can assess the benefits of the most current compiler and tools innovations. Through the Sun Studio forums, the Sun developer community can ask question and give feedback, long before they are released as products.
Wonder if the next revision of the Sun Studio Compilers is going to give your application a performance boost? Now you can find out.
The December 2006 Build includes a new Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The new Sun Studio IDE is based on NetBeans 5.5.1 and adds many new features. It supports C and C++ projects, and includes appropriate project templates for applications, dynamic and static libraries, and projects with existing code. The IDE includes a C and C++ class browser. The powerful language-aware built-in editor supports code completion. This build also includes C, C++, and Fortran compilers for the Linux platform, and improvements to the previously released Data Race Detection Tool, which has been renamed the Sun Studio Thread Analyzer.
So go check out the Sun Studio Express Program at:
Some of the other features being introduces with the June 2006 Build include:
- Sun C compiler accepts the attributes always_inline, noinline, pure, const, malloc and aligned are now supported by the __attributes__ clause.
- Sun C++ compiler recognizes __typeof__ keyword, __alignof__ expressions, and extern template
- All Sun compilers (C/C++/Fortran 95) generate DWARF 2 symbolic information on all platforms.
- Thread Analyzer (formerly known as the Data Race Detection Tool)