Support for open standards for programmable logic controllers – which are the computers used in industrial automation systems – has been growing in recent years.
The organisation partly responsible for the trend, PLCopen, last year released a set of coding guidelines to help standardise PLC programming. These guidelines have been adopted and further developed by a variety of companies.
One of those is software engineering company Itris Automation, which has integrated the guidelines into its automatic static analysis tool PLC Checker. [Read more…] about Growing support for open standards for programmable logic controllers