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PLCnext Technology is an open industrial automation platform, providing an abundance of opportunities to explore.

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SpringboardHow to create Java applications that communicate with RSC servicesC++ Remote Service Calls (RSCs) are the most common way to communicate with Service ComponentsHow to install the .NET Core runtime 3.0.0 on an AXC F 2152Get the Node.js runtime for PLCnext Control AXC F 2152 for free on the PLCnext StoreUse our Rust Sample Runtime available on GitHubUse the ANSI-C interface of our SampleRuntime available on GitHubUse the REST data interface for communicationUse the embedded OPC UA Server for communicationSee all PLCnext Technology hardware at a glanceHow the Global Data Space ensures data consistency between tasksSee all prefabricated services that come with the firmwareHow the ESM handles all tasks and programsRead more about the Real Time Linux (RTL) collaborative projectExecute Simulink models as code on your PLCnext ControlWeb platform providing apps, libraries, runtimes, and solutions to extend the functions of PLCnext ControlCreate your own runtime extensions in C++Run C++ code in the real-time context of your PLCProgram your own real-time functions and functions blocks in C#Create or embed legacy real-time applications in IEC 61131-3 languages with PLCnext EngineerBuild your own C++ code with our SampleRuntimeConfigure and activate the built-in security features on your PLCnext Control

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Do not hesitate to connect with other PLCnext Technology users around the world, and our passionate PLCnext team at Phoenix Contact in Germany. Your questions, hints, and feedback are always welcome.

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