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Vector: Software Test Automation
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Product Overview

Vector Software's VectorCAST™ family of products represents a world class integrated software test solution that automates testing activities across the software development lifecycle. The various tools address the tasks associated with system, integration, and unit testing for C/C++, Embedded C++, and Ada83/Ada95 programs.

Product Description

A complete test harness construction, test generation, test execution, code coverage analysis, and regression testing. Static measures are provided for code complexity, basis path analysis, and coding standards enforcement. Since it's introduction in 1995, VectorCAST has been used successfully on safety critical projects for defense, avionics, medical devices, automotive, high speed railway, and process control related applications requiring adherence to standards including: DO-178B, ED-12B, IEC 61508, MISRA, FDA/IEC 62304, and CENELEC. With the VectorCAST test system the following benefits are realized:

  • Support for C/C++ and Ada
  • Automatic generation and compilation of test stubs and driver programs
  • Automatic generation of test cases based on min-mid-max and fixed increments through a range of values
  • Interactive point-and-click and script generated test case construction
  • Test case modification and re-execution without re-compilation
  • Automatic regression testing
  • Standards compliant test report generation
  • Comprehensive branch and statement coverage analysis
  • Support for DO-178B Level A Modified Condition/Decision Coverage (MC/DC)
  • Basis path analysis and cyclomatic complexity
  • Test execution on both host and embedded target development systems
  • Fully integrated with the Green Hills development suite
  • Proven test solution with 8 year track record supporting the Green Hills environment


Vector North America
1351 South County Trail, Suite 310
East Greenwich, RI 02818 USA

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