Rational's weekly round up of articles, trials, blogs, and other content is now available! The following items went live on developerWorks Rational this week:
Track design changes dynamically through BIRT reports
By Shashi B. Pahwa (firstname.lastname@example.org), IT Architect, IBM and Shishir Narain (email@example.com), IT Architect, IBM
Keeping the software design documents in sync with the code throughout software development is one of the biggest challenges for architects and designers. Keep them consistent by using Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) to get reports from Rational Software Architect design models.
Product: IBM Rational Software Architect
A guide to inline assembly for C and C++
By Salma Elshatanoufy (firstname.lastname@example.org), Software Developer, IBM and William O'Farrell (email@example.com), Software Developer, IBM Master Inventor, IBM
The authors first describe basic usage syntax for inline assembly (inline asm) embedded within C and C++ programs. Then they explain intermediate and advanced concepts, including addressing modes, branching stanzas, memory clobbers, volatile attributes, and multithreaded locks.
Product: IBM C/C++ Compilers
This week we are also highlighting the following items on the developerWorks Rational home page and product pages that you may find of interest.
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