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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

Chapter 6. Creating Web Pages for Your Devices

In the previous chapter, you learned how to use the HTTP protocol to publish your data dynamically from your devices. But HTTP is so much more. No HTTP implementation is complete without a human interface as well. This chapter continues the presentation of the HTTP protocol.

In this chapter, you'll learn how to add human user interfaces to your devices, and how you can monitor and interact with them. The chapter covers:

  • How to publish file-based content
  • The power of Markdown
  • Publishing human-readable web content
  • How to interact with backend web services from JavaScript
  • Authentication on the web
  • How to protect your pages using a user login
  • How to protect your web services using JSON Web Tokens (JWT)