Novodes Services

CI/CD DevOps for Embedded Software

Streamline embedded software R&D with CI/CD DevOps services. Set up pipelines, automate tests, and utilize the cloud for scalability. Expertise in hardware and simulator testing.

Unit Tests for Embedded Software

Ensure embedded software reliability with our tailored unit testing solutions. From classic tests to app-level simulations, utilizing cutting-edge certified tools for bug detection, prevention, and accelerated development.

Functional Safety (FuSa) Consulting and Compliance

Ensure safety compliance in embedded software with FuSa consulting. Produce documentation for safety submissions, utilize certified tools for relevant industry standards.

Development Process & Expert Tools Setup

Enhance embedded software development with tailored processes, version control mastery, agile practices, automated workflows, and code quality assurance.

Embedded Software Unit Testing

Unit Tests for Embedded Software

Ensure the reliability and stability of your embedded software with comprehensive unit testing solutions tailored to your project’s needs.

  • Tailored Unit Testing: From classic unit tests for individual functions to comprehensive app-level simulations, our experts cover all aspects of unit testing.

  • Code Coverage: Safeguard your existing codebase with thorough unit test coverage, ensuring compatibility and reliability.

  • Cutting-Edge Tools: Utilize a range of tools, including open-source solutions and commercial certified platforms like C++Test by ParasoftCantata by QA Systems, Testwell CTC++ and more for robust testing and analysis.

  • Bug Detection & Prevention: Detect and prevent bugs early in the development cycle, minimizing rework and ensuring a smoother development process.

  • Accelerated Development: Shorten development cycles and improve time-to-market by integrating automated unit testing into your workflow as part of your CI/CD pipeline.

CI/CD DevOps for Embedded Software

Drive efficiency and reliability in your embedded software development with our comprehensive CI/CD DevOps services. We specialize in setting up pipelines, automating tests, and leveraging cloud infrastructure to streamline your development process.

  • Pipeline Setup: Design and implement robust CI/CD pipelines tailored to your embedded software projects. We utilize tools such as Jenkins, GitHub Actions, and Docker to automate build, test, and deployment processes.

  • Hardware Testing Integration: Run tests directly on target hardware boards, sometimes simultaneously across multiple boards connected to a server. 

  • Comprehensive Testing: Our pipelines include a variety of tests and checks, including:

    • Static Analysis: Identify potential issues and improve code quality.
    • Unit Tests: Verify individual components for correctness and reliability.
    • Integration Tests: Ensure seamless interaction between various software modules.
    • Build Tests: Validate the build process for consistency and correctness.
    • Code Appearance Test: Enforce coding standards using tools like Astyle or Clang-Format.
    • Documentation Generation: Automatically generate Doxygen documentation to maintain code clarity and transparency.
    • Code Architecture Analysis: Evaluate and optimize code structure for improved maintainability.
    • Code Complexity Analysis: Identify areas of code that may be difficult to understand or maintain.
  • IDE Expertise: Benefit from our experience working with common and leading embedded software IDEs such as Keil uVision, IAR, Eclipse, Visual Studio, Visual Code and more. We adapt to your preferred development environment for seamless integration and collaboration.

CI/CD DevOps Services for Embedded Software
Functional Safety (FuSa) Consulting and Compliance

Functional Safety (FuSa) Consulting and Compliance

Ensure the safety and reliability of your embedded software with our specialized FuSa consulting and compliance services. We provide comprehensive support to help you meet regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Multi-Industry Support: Our services extend to a range of industries, including the Medical (IEC62304/FDA), Automotive (ISO26262), and Avionics (DO-178C) sectors.
  • Safety and Audit Submissions Documentation: Produce high-quality documentation suitable for safety and audit submissions, including:

    • Test reports: Documenting test results and verification activities.
    • Architecture diagrams: Illustrating the structure and interactions of software components.
    • Static analysis reports: Identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities in the codebase.
    • Code coverage reports: Demonstrating code coverage and test completeness.
  • Utilization of Certified Commercial Tools: Work with leading commercial tools that comply with FuSa standards, including:

    • C++Test by Parasoft
    • QA MISRA by QA Systems
    • Cantata by QA Systems
    • Lattix Architect by Lattix
    • Testwell CTC++
    • And more, ensuring thorough analysis and compliance with safety requirements.
  • Experience with FuSa-Compliant Compilers: Leverage our expertise in working with FuSa-compliant compilers for embedded software. We ensure that your software meets safety-critical standards while maintaining optimal performance.

Development Process & Expert Tools Setup

Streamline your embedded software development with our tailored processes and expert tool setup. We equip your team with the essential tools and knowledge to enhance efficiency and productivity.

  • Version Control Mastery: Implement industry-standard version control tools like Git, hosted on platforms such as GitHub or GitLab.

  • Code Architecture Improvement: Leverage our custom architecture analysis tools or expert assistance in setting up commercial tools like Lattix Architect or Axivion Architecture Verification to optimize your codebase. Ensure a well-defined structure for improved scalability and maintainability.

  • Agile Development Practices: Embrace agile methodologies with robust development processes, including branching strategies, pull requests, and code reviews.

  • Automation Integration: Automate repetitive tasks with Jenkins and establish continuous integration and deployment pipelines (CI/CD) for seamless workflows. Utilize cloud services to enhance scalability and flexibility in your development process.

  • Code Quality Assurance: Employ static analysis tools and unit testing frameworks to uphold code quality standards and minimize errors. We have developed our own customized unit tests frameworks ideal for embedded systems and that work with FuSa compilers with limited standard libraries to work with bare-metal or RTOS architecture. 

Embedded Software Development Process & Expert Tools Setup​

Why Choose Novodes for Your Embedded Software Testing Needs?

At Novodes, we’re committed to empowering your embedded software development journey with cutting-edge testing solutions and expert guidance. Partner with us to:

  • Ensure Quality Deliverables: Detect and resolve issues early, ensuring high-quality deliverables that meet your project requirements.

  • Maximize Efficiency: Streamline your development process with efficient testing methodologies, saving time and resources.

  • Drive Innovation: Focus on innovation and feature development while we handle the intricacies of testing and quality assurance.

  • Stay Ahead of the Curve: Leverage our expertise and stay updated with the latest advancements in testing practices and tools.

Ready to take your embedded software development to the next level? Contact us today to discuss your project needs and discover how Novodes can be your trusted testing partner.