If you're a Java developer looking for a simple way to control some embedded hardware, or an Arduino enthusiast looking to broaden their horizons, then consider testing your board with the HaikuVM Java virtual machine for Arduino. Doing so is quite easy - you can use the Arduino IDE, and the code is quite compact and can be used on a wide range of AVRs including the ATmega8.
You can find many examples and also some great tutorials to get started, so check out the HaikuVM project site to get started. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.
Have you been reading about Arduino and the types of projects created, but not sure where to start? Or a Java developer that wants to get in on the action? Then order one our Experimenter's Kit for Arduino:
The package includes a wide variety of parts, sensors and modules including: a servo motor, lights, buttons, switches, sound, sensors, breadboard, wires and more. Furthermore a Freetronics Eleven Arduino-compatible board is included to make this an extensive hobby experimenter, inventor and starter kit. However we don't leave you alone to figure it all out, included is a great project and instruction booklet, plus access to a supporting web page and software examples. In other words - this is everything you need to get started for a fun range of electronics and Arduino related projects! So to get started or for more information and to order, check out the product page.