PRQA MISRA C:2012

Since its launch in 1998, MISRA C has become established as the most widely used set of coding guidelines for the C language throughout the world. Originally developed within the automotive industry, it has now been embraced within many other industries where development of robust software is a critical imperative, either for safety or commercial reasons. This paper discusses the thinking and motivation which has led to the publication of the latest version, MISRA C:2012.