These are the platforms, organizations and packages that Joalah Designs LLC both uses and recommends:

PLCs and Industrial Controls


  • IEEE – The world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
  • Engineers Without Borders – Non–profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life.

Programming Tools

  • STL – A professional quality library of generic algorithms and data structures for C++.
  • Boost – Free peer–reviewed portable C++ source libraries.
  • Doxygen – A free source code documentation generator tool.

General Software

  • Open Office – The free and open source productivity suite backed by Sun Microsystems Inc.
  • Adobe Photoshop – Image editing software from Adobe Systems Inc.
  • VMware – Software virtualization technology from VMware Inc.
  • Rapidweaver – Website design and publishing software from Realmac Software Limited.