Whatisthe Internet of Things? It's billions of embedded computers, sensors, and actuators all connected online. If you have basic programming skills, you can use these powerful little devices to create a variety of useful systems-such as a device that waters plants when the soil becomes dry. This hands-on guide shows you how to start building your own fun and fascinating projects.
Learn to program embedded devices using the .
NET Micro Framework and the Netduino Plus board. Then connect your devices to the Internet with Pachube, a cloud platform for sharing real-time sensor data. All you need is a Netduino Plus, a USB cable, a couple of sensors, an Ethernet connection to the Internet-and your imagination.
- Develop programs with simple outputs (actuators) and inputs (sensors)
- Learn about the Internet of Things and the Web of Things
- Build client programs that push sensor readings from a device to a web service
- Create server programs that allow you to control a device over the Web
- Get the .
NET classes and methods needed to implement all of the book's examples