Software Company Anahata to Explore Development on ARM Linux

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Software Company Anahata Technologies announces it will be exploring development on Linux / ARM.

Anahata Technologies PTY LTD

Anahata Technologies PTY LTD

With Java, we can reuse all the skills and experience gained in Enterprise Application Development Projects such as JDBC and JEE6 and soon, we will even be able to use JavaFX on ARM architectures too

On Friday 15th of March, Pablo Rodriguez Pina, founder and co-director of the Perth (Western Australia) based software company announced the company is evaluating different technologies and hardware to develop software for embedded systems running on Linux / ARM.

The company, which specializes in Enterprise Application Development using the Java Platform announced it will be analysing the different Java platforms aimed at resource constrained devices for developing cross platform embedded systems.

The Java Platform, which is available for embedded devices offers a variety of runtime environments aimed at running java bytecode on resource constrained devices.

  • Java Platform Micro Edition - Aimed at Devices with RAM ranges between 0 and 32 Mb.
  • Java SE Embedded - For Embedded Devices with more than 32 Mb RAM
  • Java SE for ARM - The standard JDK for ARM CPUs.

Pablo Rodriguez explained the reasons for the decision: “We have been working with technologies such as JDBC, JPA, JEE and Web Containers for over a decade. With the new release of Java SE Embedded we can now run GlassFish, Java DB, Web Services, Client / Server communication and more in single board ARM computers with 1GB RAM, USB ports, HDMI and ethernet ports. We can write code using Java 7 features and reuse any shared code in an ARM board or in a web server. We see a great opportunity here”

With Oracle’s HotSpot technology using machine code in-lining and just-in-time compilation Java applications can offer performance similar to C or C++ applications.

On the front end, the increasingly popular JavaFX Platform is now been made available for ARM / Linux devices such as the Raspberry Pi as part of the JDK8 project.

Pablo Rodriguez continued describing the benefits of the Java Platform: “With Java, we can reuse all the skills and experience gained in Enterprise Application Development Projects such as JDBC and JEE6 and soon, we will even be able to use JavaFX on ARM architectures too, this translates into a very cost effective and flexible usage of our developers skills, reusability on any in-house written libraries and the tranquility of having seen our code ported throughout different Operating systems and hardware architectures.”

About Anahata Technologies Pty Ltd

Founded in 2010, Anahata Technologies Pty Ltd is a Western Australia privately owned application development consultancy specializing in the analysis, design, implementation and support of cost-effective, custom built software applications.

Anahata’s preferred delivery approach is an iterative, customer centric software development process where business analysts visit customer premises to gather requirements, outline the current business processes and design an improved flow. Once the system requirements are complete, a continuous integration development process allows customers to test the application regularly as it is being built. Upon implementation, customer’s staff is trained on site on the usage of the new system

Anahata offers its customers a 3 month warranty and support period where users can have unlimited phone or email consultation. Customers can access an online task and issue management system to log requests for enhancements (RFEs) or report any defects encountered during the testing or production stages. Anahata seeks to be the most customers centric of all software companies in Perth.

Anahata’s preferred technological choice is to deliver cross-platform solutions based on open standards and open source technology that ensure stability, compatibility, and security over a long application lifespan and reduces upfront and ongoing licensing fees.

Anahata is an Oracle Certified Partner and delivers custom software solutions based on Oracle Technology, such as Java, Java Enterprise Edition, MySQL or Oracle Database. Anahata is also a certified MYOB developer partner. Anahata’s Custom Software solutions integrate with any MYOB software package.

For more information about Anahata, visit http://www.anahata-it.com.au or type ‘Software Company’ in your favourite search engine.

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