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Mastering Internet of Things by Peter Waher

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Discovering the contents of your device

Now, open Firefox and install the Copper (Cu) plugin. Then navigate to your sensor device by simply entering coap://IP_ADDRESS/ into the address field of the browser; you replace IP_ADDRESS with the actual IP address of your device. Once you press Enter, Copper (Cu) is shown.

In UWP, you cannot connect to your device using the loopback interface. To connect to a UWP app running locally, do so from another machine in the network.

Now press the Discover button. By doing that, a CoAP GET request is made to the /.well-known/core resource. This is a resource that is built automatically by the CoAP endpoint class. It describes registered resources according to a link format specified in CoRE. We will learn ...

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