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Azure IoT Development Cookbook

By : Yatish Patil
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Azure IoT Development Cookbook

By: Yatish Patil

Overview of this book

Microsoft’s end-to-end IoT platform is the most complete IoT offering, empowering enterprises to build and realize value from IoT solutions efficiently. It is important to develop robust and reliable solutions for your organization to leverage IoT services. This book focuses on how to start building custom solutions using the IoT hub or the preconfigured solution of Azure IoT suite. As a developer, you will be taught how to connect multiple devices to the Azure IoT hub, develop, manage the IoT hub service and integrate the hub with cloud. We will be covering REST APIs along with HTTP, MQTT and AMQP protocols. It also helps you learn Pre-Configured IoT Suite solution. Moving ahead we will be covering topics like:-Process device-to-cloud messages and cloud-to-device messages using .Net-Direct methods and device management-Query Language, Azure IoT SDK for .Net-Creating and managing, Securing IoT hub, IoT Suite and many more. We will be using windows 10 IoT core, Visual Studio, universal Windows platform. At the end, we will take you through IoT analytics and provide a demo of connecting real device with Azure IoT.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Device explorer for the Azure IoT Hub

Microsoft Azure provides a tool device explorer, which helps you manage devices by connecting to the IoT Hub that you have created. It is simple to connect and perform some basic operations for device management, and it even reads messages, sends commands, and executes direct methods.

Getting ready

You can download the device explorer from See the SetupDeviceExplorer.msi file available under the download section.

This tool gets installed on your local machine, and you can easily operate it. In this recipe, we are going to see how it is used for connecting and managing the IoT Hub. It works with IoT endpoints to perform the following task...