IAR Systems extends product portfolio for streamlined Linux-based automated workflows
Stockholm, Sweden—May 12, 2021—IAR Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, today presented the latest addition to its powerful build tools for Linux, which are based on the well-known build tools in the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench. The extended tools now support deployment in Linux-based frameworks for Renesas’ low-power RL78 microcontrollers (MCUs), enabling organizations to streamline building and testing workflows.
Today’s embedded applications are smarter, more feature-rich and more complex than even before. This drives a need in making the software development environments scalable and flexible. Today’s development practices also require that organizations have automated processes that ensure quality all the way from development into building and testing. IAR Build Tools for Linux make it possible to optimize resources when it comes to the time developers spend in their projects, as well as to manage and utilize licenses and servers in an optimal way.
“About a year ago, we launched the first version of our build tools for Linux and it’s great to see how the tools now are helping both small companies and large corporations in making software build and test workflows more efficient,” comments Anders Holmberg, General Manager Embedded Development Tools, IAR Systems. “By adding support for Renesas RL78 MCUs, we also show our commitment of continuously investing in our technology to continue supporting our customers all the way through their development workflows.”
More technical information about the build tools is available at www.iar.com/bx.