[Haskell-cafe] ANN: atom-1.0.0
limestrael at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 19:30:13 EST 2010
I've been interested in using Atom since I saw this:
However those samples are very outdated, do you have newer ones?
Tom Hawkins-2 wrote:
> Atom is a Haskell DSL for designing hard realtime embedded software.
> The 1.0 release is meant to indicate some level of stability; most of
> the core has been unchanged for quite some time.
> That said, there are a few interesting changes in 1.0. First the var'
> family of variable declarations (bool', word8', double', etc.) are no
> longer part of the Atom monad. For example:
> bool' :: Name -> V Bool
> This cleaned up quite a bit of code in our production design. This
> also made the randomization in Atom's unit testing framework monadless
> as well.
> The other significant change with 1.0 is all state variables are now
> packed into a hierarchical C structure that matches the hierarchy of
> the Atom design. Not only does this make the generated C a bit more
> legible, it is now possible to interface external C code directly to
> Atom's state variables and arrays. Prior to this change, all
> interfacing had to be done through var' declarations and action calls
> -- too often a messy process. To further aid interfacing to external
> code, Atom now generates a header file that exposes both the iterative
> function and the hierarchical state structure.
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