An Insight into MISRA-C
Software System Specialist, Rolls-Royce
"An Insight into MISRA-C 2012" provides an understanding of what MISRA-C 2012 provides to critical systems software development with the C programming language. It begins with a brief review of the origins of C and why some consider it to be a poor choice for critical systems. The reasons why others consider it the only viable choice to make are then touched upon. Making C safer then becomes the subject of the talk and this forms the backdrop to the purpose of the MISRA C guidelines. Finally, we explore what it takes to claim MISRA C 2012 compliance.
The talk should be of interest to both C and non-C developers with an interest in software coding standards. The talk does not cover the technicalities of any of the MISRA C guidelines. Consequentially, no knowledge of the C programming language is required beyond a general programming background.