Season 5 – Episode #7: The evolution of C compiler testing
This week Anna Flockett spoke to Marcel Beemster, CTO of Solid Sands, about the importance of C compiler testing.
With partners across the globe, Solid Sands was founded in 2014 and serves an array of companies and industries, ranging from semiconductor to medical. They test C and C++ compilers, which remain popular languages in the embedded world, thus improving the quality.
Marcel explains testing, the basis for which stems from the language, and how implementation of compilers must be compliant which this. We also learn about the consequences of not testing properly, and the evolution of testing itself since 1984.