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Learning AWS IoT

By : Agus Kurniawan
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Learning AWS IoT

By: Agus Kurniawan

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things market increased a lot in the past few years and IoT development and its adoption have showed an upward trend. Analysis and predictions say that Enterprise IoT platforms are the future of IoT. AWS IoT is currently leading the market with its wide range of device support SDKs and versatile management console. This book initially introduces you to the IoT platforms, and how it makes our IoT development easy. It then covers the complete AWS IoT Suite and how it can be used to develop secure communication between internet-connected things such as sensors, actuators, embedded devices, smart applications, and so on. The book also covers the various modules of AWS: AWS Greengrass, AWS device SDKs, AWS IoT Platform, AWS Button, AWS Management consoles, AWS-related CLI, and API references, all with practical use cases. Near the end, the book supplies security-related best practices to make bi-directional communication more secure. When you've finished this book, you'll be up-and-running with the AWS IoT Suite, and building IoT projects.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Title Page
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AWS IoT development for Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi is a famous IoT development. At a low price, you can obtain a minicomputer. Some demo scenarios in this book can be implemented using a desktop computer. Currently, Raspberry Pi 3 is the latest product from Raspberry Pi Foundation. For further information about Raspberry Pi and getting this board, I recommend that you visit the official website at

Raspberry Pi 3 can be deployed on various OSes, such as Linux and Windows 10 IoT Core. In this chapter, we will focus on Raspberry Pi 3 with Linux as the OS. We use Raspbian Linux. You can download and install it at

Raspbian Linux can work as a console or in desktop mode. You can see Raspbian Linux on Raspberry Pi 3  in the following screenshot:

The corresponding AWS IoT SDK  is available at There are SDKs for Raspberry Pi 3 with the following approaches:

  • AWS IoT SDK JavaScript: This...