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Mastering Internet of Things

By : Peter Waher
Book Image

Mastering Internet of Things

By: Peter Waher

Overview of this book

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the fastest growing technology market. Industries are embracing IoT technologies to improve operational expenses, product life, and people's well-being. Mastering Internet of Things starts by presenting IoT fundamentals and the smart city. You will learn the important technologies and protocols that are used for the Internet of Things, their features, corresponding security implications, and practical examples on how to use them. This book focuses on creating applications and services for the Internet of Things. Further, you will learn to create applications and services for the Internet of Things. You will be discover various interesting projects and understand how to publish sensor data, control devices, and react to asynchronous events using the XMPP protocol. The book also introduces chat, to interact with your devices. You will learn how to automate your tasks by using Internet of Things Service Platforms as the base for an application. You will understand the subject of privacy, requirements they should be familiar with, and how to avoid violating any of the important new regulations being introduced. At the end of the book, you will have mastered creating open, interoperable and secure networks of things, protecting the privacy and integrity of your users and their information.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Looking at alternative options

At some point in time, you must realize that continuing this path is not a good idea. Sometimes, you must throw away the old, even though it has served you well, and begin anew. When the weight of the legacy outweighs the benefits of continuing as usual, it's time to look at new options. And with the introduction of the Internet of Things, this is happening.

We have looked at several of the new options in this book. We've looked at new communication patterns and introduced new protocols. When designing a solution, you have the option of using a new type of technology. But take care to avoid repeating the same mistakes that others have done before you: don't be satisfied with a technology only because it solves your immediate problem quickly and rapidly and hope you can always do adjustments as requirements appear. Even though modern development processes encourage this mode of thinking, erroneously calling it agile, it is not a wise choice for the long run....