Processing commands that interact with LEDs in Node.js
Now that we have coded the web application that will allow the user to change the colors of the three LEDs, we will write the Node.js code that will control the LEDs wired to the IoT board. We can run the Node.js code in any computer or IoT board capable of running Node.js version 6.9.x or higher.
For this example, we have specified in the requirements that the LEDs would be wired to the following IoT boards: Intel Edison, Intel Joule 550x, Intel Joule 570x, and Raspberry Pi 3 boards. All of these boards can have Node.js installed and run the sample code. However, we can also run the code on many other IoT boards.
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