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4DIAC is a framework for distributed industrial automation and control. It aims to provide an open, IEC-61499-compliant basis that lets the user establish a distributed industrial automation and control environment based on the targets' portability, configurability, and interoperability.

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4DIAC proposed as Eclipse project 20 Mar 2014

As already announced at the last 4DIAC Users' Workshop we have now finished all preparational work and proposed 4DIAC as new project to the Eclipse...

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  •  17 Mar 2014 21:31

    Release Notes: This is first maintenance release for 4DIAC 1.5 providing a set of bug fixes to 4DIAC-IDE (4) and FORTE (6).

    •  17 Feb 2014 22:46

    Release Notes: The main improvements of this release are syntax highlighting, code completion and just-in-time error checking in the Structured Text algorithm editor, better visualization of currently-monitored systems, better control over the FORTE boot-file creation process, and a new example project consisting of the automatic control of a simulated mechanical press. Many smaller improvements and bugfixes have been added. Together with the issues fixed during the maintenance of the last major release, 80 issues could be solved. There is now an official version for Mac OS.

    •  11 Feb 2014 22:15

    Release Notes: This second release candidate improves syntax highlighting in the new ST editor, fixes several issues in the ECC and in the application editor, and adds more tests and automatic test coverage assessment in FORTE.

    •  05 Feb 2014 00:49

    Release Notes: This is a preview for the upcoming major release. The main new features are a new example system, improved management of the monitored systems, syntax highlighting in ST algorithm editors, improved boot-file creation, and many bugfixes, increasing the overall stability.

    •  20 Nov 2013 21:00

    Release Notes: This second maintenance release for 4DIAC 1.4 adds a set of bugfixes to 4DIAC-IDE (6) and FORTE (4).

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    17 Sep 2012 10:57 Avatar davidgoadby

    The website link is broken; there is comma in it where a period should be. www,


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