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Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook

By : Marco Schwartz
Book Image

Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook

By: Marco Schwartz

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Accessing web APIs via Temboo

In this recipe we are going to see how to use Temboo, which is a website that sets up the interface between development boards (such as Galileo) and many web services (such as Twitter).

Using Temboo greatly simplifies the use of several web APIs, and it is also free up to a monthly limit of calls to the Temboo service.

We will use Temboo as an example to get the latest mentions or posts on Facebook from the Galileo board.

Getting ready

Before we can use Temboo, we need to create an account. Simply go to

You should be able to sign up, as shown in the following screenshot:

After you create an account, you will be able to get a list of all the available libraries, which are organized into CHOREOS, which are specific pieces of code providing a given function:

I have selected Facebook for this example, so you can now explore all the Facebook CHOREOS.

How to do it...

Let's now see how to use the Facebook library, and the relevant choreo, to post a message...