Java, XML and internet knowledge for Automation


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I am interested in knowing the future automation, already I have worked on many PLC's. Can you tell me the hot part of above mentioned technology concerned with automation. so that I can create my skill set on these.

Thanking you.



E. Douglas Jensen

You might want to begin studying the draft Real-Time Specification for Java (a fairly difficult task, especially asynchrony (chapter 9)), and start experimenting with the initial products (such as IBM's VisualAge Microedition, downloadable for free from

You might also start learning about, and how to use, Jini and SOAP.


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