updated 05:20 pm EST, Wed January 11, 2006
Absoft developer tools
, and will be available commercially in the second quarter of this year (pricing was unavailable).
Intel shall contribute its Fortran, C/C++ Compilers, Math Kernel Library, and Integrated Performance Primitives. Absoft plans to offer up its Fortran, C/C++ Compilers, Fx2 Fortran/C/C++ Debugger, Modules Environment, Integrated Development Environment, Common License Manager, and its Spotlight plug-in for Fortran, as well as its Fortran examples and benchmarks.
Software development kits (SDKs) for high-performance computing (HPC) environments will also be offered containing Intel and Absoft components, coupled with numerous third party products which are expected to be announced in the near future.
"Absoft continues to build on more than 20 years of serving developers on Apple computers and we are offering new compilers and debuggers designed for new Apple systems using Intel processors. These tools are fully compatible with our existing OS X/Power-PC based products allowing easy migration between platforms" said Wood Lotz, CEO of Absoft. "We have also partnered with Intel to combine their best development tools with ours. Combined Absoft/Intel solutions help customers build, debug, and tune quality applications for maximum performance."