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Getting Started with the Internet of Things by Cuno Pfister

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How This Book Is Organized

The book consists of three parts:

  • Part I

    The first part tells you how to set up the development environment and write and run a Chapter 1 program. It shows how to write to output ports (for triggering so-called actuators such as LED lights or motors) and how to read from input ports (for sensors). It then introduces the most essential concepts of the Internet of Things: HTTP and the division of labor between clients and servers. In the Internet of Things, devices are programmed as clients if you want them to push sensor data to some service; they are programmed as servers if you want to enable remote control of the device over the Web.

  • Part II

    The second part focuses on examples that send HTTP requests to some services—e.g., ...

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