Application Development

Custom Development in Modern and Model-based Architectures

CM First builds customized enterprise software for clients that need to extend the capabilities of their in-house teams. CM First experts have a track record of successfully completing complex software development projects in various industries and technology areas. We are able to deliver extremely high quality at attractive pricing, leveraging a mixture of agile development methodologies and Model-based Rapid Application Development frameworks such as CA Plex.

CM First has also developed enterprise-class transactional web applications for customers around the world, primarily focused on Java, Java Script/Ajax, and open source. In addition to mobile device programming involving Sencha Touch, Apache/Adobe Cordova, and device specific SDKs (Apple, Android, BlackBerry, Windows), CM First has developed a cross-platform and browser Ajax application framework called CM WebClient for CA Plex. The expertise gained from developing this technology is leveraged on new customer projects.


Past projects have included:


  • Developing mobile application front ends for insurance companies that access IBM i data via WebSphere.
  • Developing custom applications for major governmental organizations
  • Re-platforming CA Plex applications from IBM i to .NET or Linux
  • Implementing large scale web applications for CA 2E or CA Plex customers running under WebSphere with CM WebClient and Websydian Server.
  • Implementing custom enterprise code comprehension solutions using CM MetaAnalytics and CA Repository and integration with Endevor and PTC Integrity
  • Developing large scale document automation solutions using .NET and Kofax


CM First offer significant engineering capability in the following technology areas:


  • CA 2E, CA Plex, and CA Repository
  • Sencha ExtJS, Sencha Touch, and Dojo JavaScript UIX development
  • Adobe/Apache Cordova / PhoneGap Apps on Xcode and Android SDK
  • Java J2EE / Rational and .NET
  • PHP, Python, Kofax


CM First provides development and architectural services through several engagement models including classic staff augmentation, managed maintenance, and turnkey fixed bid projects.

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