RTI Connext C API  Version 5.0.0
RTI Connext
Core Libraries and Utilities


Real-Time Innovations, Inc.

RTI Connext is network middleware for real-time distributed applications. It provides the communications services that programmers need to distribute time-critical data between embedded and/or enterprise devices or nodes. RTI Connext uses the publish-subscribe communications model to make data distribution efficient and robust.

The RTI Connext Application Programming Interface (API) is based on the OMG's Data Distribution Service (DDS) specification. The most recent publication of this specification can be found in the Catalog of OMG Specifications under "Middleware Specifications".

Feedback and Support for this Release.

We welcome any input on how to improve RTI Connext to suit your needs. If you have questions or comments about this release, please visit the RTI Customer Portal at https://support.rti.com.

The Customer Portal provides access to RTI software, documentation, and support. It also allows you to log support cases. Furthermore, the portal provides detailed solutions and a free public knowledge base. To access the software, documentation or log support cases, the RTI Customer Portal requires a username and password. You will receive this in the email confirming your purchase. If you do not have this email, please contact licen.nosp@m.se@r.nosp@m.ti.co.nosp@m.m. Resetting your login password can be done directly at the RTI Customer Portal.

Available Documentation.

The documentation for this release is provided in two forms: the API Reference HTML documentation and PDF documents. If you are new to RTI Connext, the Documentation Roadmap will provide direction on how to learn about this product.

The PDF documents for the Core Libraries and Utilities are:

  • What's New. An overview of the new features in this release.
  • Release Notes. System requirements, compatibility, what's fixed in this release, and known issues.
  • Getting Started Guide. Download and installation instructions. It also lays out the core value and concepts behind the product and takes you step-by-step through the creation of a simple example application. Developers should read this document first.
  • User's Manual. Introduction to RTI Connext, product tour and conceptual presentation of the functionality of RTI Connext.
  • Platform Notes. Specific details, such as compilation setting and libraries, related to building and using RTI Connext on the various supported platforms.

The API Reference HTML documentation contains:

The API Reference HTML documentation can be accessed through the tree view in the left frame of the web browser window. The bulk of the documentation is found under the entry labeled "Modules".

RTI Connext C API Version 5.0.0 Copyright © Thu Aug 30 2012 Real-Time Innovations, Inc