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Hands-On Internet of Things with Blynk by Pradeeka Seneviratne

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Blynk architecture

The Blynk platform includes the following components:

  • Blynk app builder: Allows to you build apps for your projects using various widgets. It is available for Android and iOS platforms.
  • Blynk server: Responsible for all the communications between your mobile device that's running the Blynk app and the hardware. You can use the Blynk Cloud or run your private Blynk server locally. It's open source, could easily handle thousands of devices, and can even be launched on a Raspberry Pi.
  • Blynk libraries: Enables communication with the server and processes all the incoming and outcoming commands from your Blynk app and the hardware. They are available for all the popular hardware platforms.

All the aforementioned components ...

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