Welcome to the OpenShift Developer Spotlight where we get to know the members of the OpenShift community a little better and show off their skills as developers. Also check out their applications developed on OpenShift in our App Gallery. Interested in being featured? Apply here or view past entries.
What inspired you to be a developer?
I love to solve problems and want to make life easy for people.
Why did you choose OpenShift as your hosting platform?
I chose OpenShift because of its flexible plan and great support for wide array of technologies, though I’m Java / J2EE specialized, I also love exploring other development frameworks.
What advantages does OpenShift give you that other platforms don’t?
OpenShift provides me with free gears to deploy my applications and also provides support for major technologies / frameworks with minimal configuration.
Tell us more about your application currently hosted on OpenShift:
- Name: Scantranx
- What does it do? Scantranx POS is a cloud based Android Point of Sale (POS) solution with great features and tools to help retail business owners effectively manage and grow their business by selling across multiple channels (Web, Mobile & Third Party Integration seamlessly).
Scantranx Integrates Internet Commerce with Brick & Mortar Stores, thereby increasing flexibility, sales, and revenues of retails businesses.
Scantranx also provides retailers with an optional E-Commerce website & M-Commerce application that can be downloaded on all major mobile platforms (Android, IOS, Blackberry,Windows) by their customers to make orders and process transactions conveniently and securely.
- What technologies were used to create your app? Java / J2EE, Hibernate , MySQL , Html
- What motivated you to create this application and what problems does it solve? The motivation to create this application was the frustration most retailers faced in managing their physical stores and their online sales channels. Scantranx integrates online commerce with brick & moral stores thereby allowing retailers to manage all the sales channels from a single inventory system.