Achieving reusable and reliable client-server code using HOODTM automated code generation for ADA95 and C++ targets

  • Maurice Heitz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1031)


This paper presents an approach for the development of reusable, reliable distributed systems using the HOOD4 code generation principles for implementing Object Oriented Designs over different target systems (ADA95, C++), possibly distributed.

HOOD4 is an extension of HOOD supporting classes and inheritance for multiple target systems. HOOD4 provides an Object Oriented framework by means of the HOOD RUN TIME SUPPORT library together with a design approach and associated code generation rules, shiedling applications from complex semantics differences between OS platforms.

We first recall the terminology between modular and Object Oriented Programming (OOP), and give a description of HOOD extensions to support OO classes and inheritance, with emphasis on the concept of virtual node. We then present the target code structure asociated to the HOOD4 entities and associated code generation rule. We conclude with the presentation of an associated development approach for developing large client-server information systems leading to efficient reusability.

Index terms

Object Orientation Method integration Object Oriented Design Object Oriented Programming HOOD Verification Control expression Real-Time Distributed Reliability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Heitz
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  1. 1.CISIToulouseFrance

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