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Hands-On MQTT Programming with Python by Gaston C. Hillar

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Publishing messages with a GUI tool

Now, we will use the MQTT.fx GUI utility to generate another MQTT client that publishes another message to the same topic, sensors/octocopter01/altitude. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the MQTT.fx window in which you established a connection and subscribed to a topic.
  2. Click Publish and enter sensors/octocopter01/altitude in the dropdown at the left-hand side of the Publish button.
  3. Enter the following text in the textbox below the Publish button: 32 f, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Then, click the Publish button. MQTT.fx will publish the entered text to the specified topic.

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