7-Zip for QNX4 and QNX6

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7-Zip from http://sourceforge.net/projects/p7zip/ has been ported to QNX4 and QNX6. 7-Zip is a file archiver with highest compression ratio.


Archives include executables and html documentation.
Just to give you an idea of the level of compression: A 24Meg tar file made up of mostly executable with no debug information (16Meg) and QWindows picture files (8M) got compressed into:

Gzip 7.9 M

QNX Upgrades to Eclipse 3.0 Platform

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OTTAWA, October 11, 2005 - QNX Software Systems, the leading provider of standards-based software platforms for embedded design and a founding member of the Eclipse consortium, today introduced its latest update to the QNX® Momentics® development suite, based on new versions of the Eclipse framework and the Eclipse C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) code base.Changes to the QNX Momentics development suite include a series of dramatic enhancements to the user interface, responsiveness, functionality, and reliability of the suite's Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

Software comes of age

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By Dan Dodge, Special to ZDNet, Published on ZDNet News: October 11, 2005 - Without software, life as we know it would grind to a halt. There would be no Web, no e-commerce, and no way to manage today's incredibly complex business and manufacturing environments. In biological terms, software has become a cornerstone species: everything else benefits from it, everything else depends on it.As a software designer for over 25 years, I find the growing importance of software immensely gratifying.

Embeddable C/C++ interpreter Ch 5.1 released

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DAVIS, California, October 04, 2005 - SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the availability of Ch 5.1 and Embedded Ch 5.1. Ch is an embeddable C/C++ interpreter for cross-platform scripting, 2D/3D plotting, numerical computing, shell programming and embedded scripting.C/C++ interpreter Ch 5.1, and Embedded Ch 5.1 Released

QNX Unveils Linux Connectivity Solution for Networking OEMs

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OTTAWA, October 4, 2005 - QNX Software Systems, the leading provider of standards-based system software for the networking market, today announced support for the Transparent Inter Process Communication (TIPC) protocol, the emerging standard for achieving interoperability among operating systems (OSs) in network elements, carrier-grade clusters, and other multiprocessor-based communications systems.Ideal for high-performance, high-availability designs that use a mix of general-purpose and realtime OSs, TIPC offers significantly greater speed and efficiency than TCP/IP, while delivering loss

IBM Software Expert Doug Schaefer Joins QNX

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OTTAWA, October 4, 2005 - QNX Software Systems today announced that Doug Schaefer has joined the company as a senior software architect and has been appointed as the new project lead for the Eclipse C and C++ development tools (CDT) project. Schaefer will play an important role in leading the team of Eclipse developers working on the development of future generations of the open source CDT project. Schaefer's hiring comes on the heels of the recently announced Eclipse CDT 3.0, the latest version of the popular platform for building C/C++ development tools.

MEN Announces QNX BSP Support for Its PowerQUICC III Board Family

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Nuremberg, Germany, October 4, 2005 - With the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS available for its Freescale PowerQUICC™ III board family, MEN can now offer BSP support for another high-performance and reliable realtime operating system in the industrial embedded market. MEN's PowerQUICC™ III family comprises five different single-board computers and is based on 6U VME, 3U, and 6U CompactPCI and System-On-Module (ESM™) platforms. The board portfolio has been designed for multiple high-performance communication needs and is especially suited for rugged environments.