Garland Consulting

Anthony C. Garland, P.E.

Garland Consulting
1373 Bonanza Alley
Camano Island, WA 98282-8431
360-387-6390 -


Provide software development expertise working independently or with a client's product development team. Utilize my system architecture and technical design skills to ensure the success of a client's software development effort.


  • Garland Consulting: March 2008 – present. Software Consultant

  • Fluke Electronics, Inc.: December 2004 – February 2008. Sr. Staff Engineer.

  • Garland Consulting: June – November 2004. Software Consultant.

  • Educational Sabbatical: June 2000 – May 2004. Doctor of Theology, Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary.

  • Construx Software Builders: October 1999 – May 2000. Senior Consulting Engineer.

  • Garland Consulting: October 1992 – September 1999. Software Consultant.

  • John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc.: June 1991 – February, 1992. Chief Software Engineer.

  • Garland Consulting: October 1990 – May, 1991. Software Consultant.

  • John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc.: June 1982 - September 1990. Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Staff Software Engineer.

  • Garland-Parle Mfg. Co., Inc.: 1981 - 1983. Vice President and Director of Engineering (co-founder).

  • John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc.: June, 1979 – February, 1982. Associate Design Engineer, Design Engineer.


Languages / Tools:

Java, Python, C++, STL, Boost, C, XML, HTML, Javascript, UML, MFC, MSVC++, BC++, Basic, Pascal, Fortran, Qt, Yocto, ltib, hierarchical state machines (HSM), shell scripts, perl, awk, sed, lex, Scons, mako, cheetah, ant, make, git, hg, svn, rcs, cvs, eclipse, gdb, wiki, IAR Workbench, Keil, CSPY, Teamwork, GPIB, ISO-14443, ISO-7816.

Development Methods:

Requirements analysis, prototyping, object-oriented analysis/design, structured analysis/design, refactoring, complexity/productivity metrics, inspections/walk-throughs, defect tracking, revision control, test-driven development, agile, kanban, technical writing.

Operating Systems:

Android, Linux, Unix, Solaris, Windows 7/XP/2000/NT/98/95/3.1, MS-DOS, embOS, eCos, VxWorks, MagicCap.


BT, BLE, ANT, iBeacon, NFC, TAG, NDEF, I2C, SPI, USB, RS-232, GPIB


IPC, RPC, ISRs, DSRs, VXI, device drivers, preemptive multitasking/scheduling (multi-threaded applications), critical sections/synchronization, monitor, semaphore, embedded systems, ICE, logic analyzer, oscilloscope.

Processors and Computers:

ARM, Nordic nRF5X, Arduino, accelerometers, CC2510, Intel 80X86, 8048, 8039, 8051, Motorola 68K-family, TI 99XXX-family, Zilog Z80, PC, Sun/HP Workstations, HP-64000/Intel ICE, GPIB instrument controllers, embedded devices.


Public key cryptography, authentication, confidentiality, signatures, AES-128, ECC, ECDH, ECDSA, micro-ecc.

Project Development Experience:

Developer on over two-dozen software projects and 5 hardware projects. Technical lead on numerous projects. Details available in separate Project Development Experience document.




  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Electrical Engineering (State of Washington), September 1985 - present.

  • Co-holder of patents: U.S. #4855949, U.S. #7626375 (EU #111693662.8-1524), U.S. #7679356 (EU #11169361.0-1524), U.S #838879 (EU #11174651.7-2216, EU# 11174639.2-2216), U.S. #8456153, U.S. #9739803.

  • Member, University of Washington Software Engineering Advisory Board, 1997.

  • Instructor, "The Process of Software Engineering," University of Washington Extension, Winter 1992, 1993.
  • Licensed U.S. Merchant Marine Officer, Master, 50 tons, 1991 - 2000.

  • Extra-Class Amateur Radio License (N7DX), 1974 - present.

  • Commercial General Radiotelephone License, 1972 - present.


  • Available on request.


Married, no children, D.O.B. 6/10/57, 6'0", 170 lbs, excellent health.


Teaching, sailing, music.