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Programming the Photon: Getting Started with the Internet of Things by Christopher Rush

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The Internet of Things

Now we have learned the basics of programming the Photon board using various electronic components as well as using both analog and digital devices, we are now going to learn how to control those devices over the Particle cloud. The Internet of Things is gaining in importance with ever-increasing access to the Internet and networks. The Photon allows you to connect the board to the Internet using the built-in Wi-Fi chip, and this opens up endless possibilities with the board.

In this chapter we are going look at controlling things over the Internet as well as take readings from temperature devices to display on the Web. For this, we will be looking closely at using Particle functions, which is an important part of the ...

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