1. Introduction

RTI® Connext® 7.3.0 is a long-term support release that is built upon and combines all of the features in releases 7.0.0, 7.1.0, and 7.2.0. This document highlights changes since Connext 6.1.2.

For an overview of new features in 7.3.0, see RTI Connext Core Libraries What’s New .

1.1. Additional Documentation

Many readers will also want to look at additional documentation available online. In particular, RTI recommends the following:

  • Use the RTI Customer Portal (https://support.rti.com) to download RTI software and contact RTI Support. 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 license@rti.com. Resetting your login password can be done directly at the RTI Customer Portal.

  • The RTI Community Forum (https://community.rti.com) provides a wealth of knowledge to help you use Connext, including:

    • Documentation, at https://community.rti.com/documentation

    • Best Practices,

    • Example code for specific features, as well as more complete use-case examples,

    • Solutions to common questions,

    • A glossary,

    • Downloads of experimental software,

    • And more.

  • Whitepapers and other articles are available from http://www.rti.com/resources.

  • Performance benchmark results for Connext are published online at http://www.rti.com/products/dds/benchmarks.html. Updated results for new releases are typically published within two months after general availability of that release.