Re: Prog. Language used for 777 software ?

From:         Bill Hensley <>
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Date:         05 Sep 95 01:59:58 
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t016426 <> wrote:
> Can anyone tell me something about the software engineering
> of the most important computers and systemcontrollers of the
> 777 ? Which tools and languages are used, wich tests performed ??

Hi, Marcus.

The 777 was programmed in a variety of languages.  One of the most-used
was Ada (1983 standard), and C and C++, as well as assembler of various

I don't recall the volume of code used, but if you find an archive
site for comp.lang.ada or, there have been
significant discussions on 777 software development languages and


Bill Hensley
TRW Oklahoma City Engineering Office