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Internet of Things with Python by Gastón C. Hillar

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Chapter 2. Working with Python on Intel Galileo Gen 2

In this chapter, we will start our journey towards Internet of Things (IoT) with Python and the Intel Galileo Gen 2 board. We shall:

  • Set up the environment to start working with Python as the main programming language
  • Retrieve the board's assigned IP address after it boots a Yocto Linux distribution
  • Connect to the board's operating system and run commands on it
  • Install and upgrade the necessary libraries to interact with the board's component with Python
  • Run our first lines of Python code in the board

Setting up the board to work with Python as the programming language

There is some work to be done in order to start working with Python as the main programming language to control this board. We need ...

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