Using Strolch as a PLC has certain advantages and disadvantages. The following is a list of advantages:

  • Same programming model and language for server and PLC
  • PLC has the same privilege handling as in Strolch
  • Simulating down to the PLC level is easily possible for easier testing of server logic

Of course using the Java language as a PLC has its limitations, we have manage to use it for customers and are satisfied with the result. What follows is a description in how to set up your own Strolch based PLC.

Checkout the code at GitHub

Strolch PLC is also deployed to Maven Central. Current version is 1.2.2 and is using Strolch version 1.8.5.

Currently, we have the following topics of discussion: