Developer Tools

This page lists developer tools not included in the ASCOM Platform. Be sure to check the Platform Tool Updates page for updates to the tools that are included with the ASCOM Platform.

Driver Conformance Checker (, 17th June 2011, for Platform 6)
DownloadThis tool performs a comprehensive set of tests on a driver to determine its conformance with the relevant ASCOM interface standard. It also tests some aspects of driver behavior against the reference implementation. Use this tool to test your driver before each release (even pre-production).