Building the Web of Things

Author: Dominique Guinard
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 1617292680
Release Date: 2016-06
Genre: Computers

Summary A hands-on guide that will teach how to design and implement scalable, flexible, and open IoT solutions using web technologies. This book focuses on providing the right balance of theory, code samples, and practical examples to enable you to successfully connect all sorts of devices to the web and to expose their services and data over REST APIs. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Because the Internet of Things is still new, there is no universal application protocol. Fortunately, the IoT can take advantage of the web, where IoT protocols connect applications thanks to universal and open APIs. About the Book Building the Web of Things is a guide to using cutting-edge web technologies to build the IoT. This step-by-step book teaches you how to use web protocols to connect real-world devices to the web, including the Semantic and Social Webs. Along the way you'll gain vital concepts as you follow instructions for making Web of Things devices. By the end, you'll have the practical skills you need to implement your own web-connected products and services. What's Inside Introduction to IoT protocols and devices Connect electronic actuators and sensors (GPIO) to a Raspberry Pi Implement standard REST and Pub/Sub APIs with Node.js on embedded systems Learn about IoT protocols like MQTT and CoAP and integrate them to the Web of Things Use the Semantic Web (JSON-LD, RDFa, etc.) to discover and find Web Things Share Things via Social Networks to create the Social Web of Things Build a web-based smart home with HTTP and WebSocket Compose physical mashups with EVRYTHNG, Node-RED, and IFTTT About the Reader For both seasoned programmers and those with only basic programming skills. About the Authors Dominique Guinard and Vlad Trifa pioneered the Web of Things and cofounded EVRYTHNG, a large-scale IoT cloud powering billions of Web Things. Table of Contents PART 1 BASICS OF THE IOT AND THE WOT From the Internet of Things to the Web of Things Hello, World Wide Web of Things Node.js for the Web of Things Getting started with embedded systems Building networks of Things PART 2 BUILDING THE WOT Access: Web APIs for Things Implementing Web Things Find: Describe and discover Web Things Share: Securing and sharing Web Things

Rapid Mashup Development Tools

Author: Florian Daniel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319531748
Release Date: 2017-01-23
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes revised selected papers from the Second International Rapid Mashup Challenge, RMC 2016, held in Lugano, Switzerland in June 2016. The 6 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 8 submissions. They are post-challenge extensions of the selected short participation proposals. The 2016 edition of the Challenge is the second installment of a series of challenges that aim to engage researchers and practitioners in a competition for the best mashup approach.

Cybersecurity for Industry 4 0

Author: Lane Thames
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319506609
Release Date: 2017-05-03
Genre: Computers

This book introduces readers to cybersecurity and its impact on the realization of the Industry 4.0 vision. It covers the technological foundations of cybersecurity within the scope of the Industry 4.0 landscape and details the existing cybersecurity threats faced by Industry 4.0, as well as state-of-the-art solutions with regard to both academic research and practical implementations. Industry 4.0 and its associated technologies, such as the Industrial Internet of Things and cloud-based design and manufacturing systems are examined, along with their disruptive innovations. Further, the book analyzes how these phenomena capitalize on the economies of scale provided by the Internet. The book offers a valuable resource for practicing engineers and decision makers in industry, as well as researchers in the design and manufacturing communities and all those interested in Industry 4.0 and cybersecurity.

Smart Sensors Networks

Author: Fatos Xhafa
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128098653
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Computers

Smart Sensors Networks: Communication Technologies and Intelligent Applications explores the latest sensor and sensor networks techniques and applications, showing how networked wireless sensors are used to monitor and gather intelligence from our surrounding environment. It provides a systematic look at the unique characteristics of wireless sensor networks through their usage in a broad range of areas, including healthcare for the elderly, energy consumption, industrial automation, intelligent transportation systems, smart homes and cities, and more. The book shows how sensor-networks work and how they are applied to monitor our surrounding environment. It explores the most important aspects of modern sensors technologies, providing insights on the newest technologies and the systems needed to operate them. Readers will find the book to be an entry point for understanding the fundamental differences between the various sensor technologies and their use in for different scenarios. Indexing: The books of this series are submitted to EI-Compendex and SCOPUS Presents numerous specific use-cases throughout, showing practical applications of concepts Contains contributions from leading experts around the globe Collects, in one place, the latest thinking on an emerging topic Addresses the security and privacy issues inherent in sensor deployment

Smart Cities

Author: Stan McClellan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319593814
Release Date: 2017-08-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book reviews the applications, technologies, standards, and other issues related to Smart Cities. The book is divided into broad topical sections including Vision & Reality, Technologies & Standards, Transportation Considerations, and Infrastructure & Environment. In these sections, authors who are experts in their fields present essential aspects of applications, technologies, requirements, and best-practices. In all cases, the authors have direct, substantive experience with the subject and present an important viewpoint driven by industry or governmental interests; the authors have each participated in the development and/or deployment of constituent technologies, standards, and applications, and share unique perspectives on key areas of the Smart City.

The Smart Grid as an Application Development Platform

Author: George Koutitas
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781630814915
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This authoritative new resource explores the power grid from its classical role as a utility or service provider towards its new role as an application development platform. This book gives insight into the vision, problems and solutions, and risks of the smart grid model. The evolution of the power grid as it develops into an application-centric environment is explained in this book. This resource guides readers to better understand the primary motivation of the smart grid, and to explore how new technologies are creating a cleaner and more sustainable ecosystem for new business models to blossom. Key topics include the basics of electricity and the conventional grid structure, as well as the relationships between conventional economic models and emerging models based on transactive energy and the sharing economy. This book presents the orchestration of smart grid technologies as they are transforming the utility sector toward a human-centric grid. Readers gain insight into how they are playing an active role in the operation of the utility business as well as in the transfer of electrons. This book demonstrates how the new smart grid is becoming a distributed system that supports decentralized services through modern trends and distributed system architectures. Readers learn how grid intelligence and energy production migrates to the edge of the network. This book explores how consumers are transformed to “prosumers” of energy and providers of critical data that are dramatically changing the relationship with the electric utility business in order to enable new applications and services.

Internet of Things Programming with JavaScript

Author: Ruben Oliva Ramos
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785884863
Release Date: 2017-02-17
Genre: Computers

Learn the art of bringing the Internet of Things into your projects with the power of JavaScript About This Book This is a practical guide to help you configure and build a complete distributed IoT system from scratch using JavaScript Utilize the power of Node and HTML5 to develop web services and a centralized web server, enabling high-level communication between connected devices Control all your connected devices from the browser by setting up a common dashboard Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who are interested in learning how to communicate with connected devices in JavaScript to set up an IoT system. Some basic knowledge of JavaScript is expected. Hobbyists who want to explore the potential of IoT in JavaScript will also find this book useful. What You Will Learn Develop the skills to connected devices prepared the field to interact with the devices in a network system Internet of Things Find out how to connect sensors and actuators to the devices Send data to a web server connected devices Understand Internet of things using web services and database Configure a dashboard using HTML5 and JavaScript Control devices connected from a dashboard Monitor different devices from the dashboard Build an app for a smartphone to control different devices In Detail The Internet of Things (IoT) is an entirely new platform for developers and engineers, but one thing that remains consistent as we move into this new world, are the programming languages. JavaScript is the most widely used language over the Internet, and with IoT gaining momentum, you will learn how to harness the power of JavaScript to interact with connected devices. This book will teach you how to interact with endpoint devices by developing web services in JavaScript and also set up an interface to control all connected devices. This book begins with setting up a centralized web server that serves as a hub for all connected devices. The book then progresses further towards building web services to facilitate high-level communication between connected devices. Using Arduino and Raspberry Pi Zero as endpoint devices, the book will show you how devices can communicate with each other, perform a wide range of tasks, and also be controlled from a centralized location using JavaScript. The book ends with creating a hybrid app to control the devices that can be run from a browser or installed on a smartphone. Style and approach This book offers step-by-step guidance on how to set up a distributed IoT system using JavaScript. It will teach you how to interact with endpoint devices by developing web services in JavaScript and also set up an interface for controlling all connected devices.

Node js for Embedded Systems

Author: Patrick Mulder
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491928943
Release Date: 2016-10-10
Genre: Computers

How can we build bridges from the digital world of the Internet to the analog world that surrounds us? By bringing accessibility to embedded components such as sensors and microcontrollers, JavaScript and Node.js might shape the world of physical computing as they did for web browsers. This practical guide shows hardware and software engineers, makers, and web developers how to talk in JavaScript with a variety of hardware platforms. Authors Patrick Mulder and Kelsey Breseman also delve into the basics of microcontrollers, single-board computers, and other hardware components. Use JavaScript to program microcontrollers with Arduino and Espruino Prototype IoT devices with the Tessel 2 development platform Learn about electronic input and output components, including sensors Connect microcontrollers to the Internet with the Particle Photon toolchain Run Node.js on single-board computers such as Raspberry Pi and Intel Edison Talk to embedded devices with Node.js libraries such as Johnny-Five, and remotely control the devices with Bluetooth Use MQTT as a message broker to connect devices across networks Explore ways to use robots as building blocks for shared experiences

Raspberry Pi 2 Server Essentials

Author: Piotr J Kula
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785284540
Release Date: 2016-04-28
Genre: Computers

Transform your Raspberry Pi into a multi-purpose web server that supports your entire multimedia world with this practical and accessible tutorial! About This Book Host websites, games, and even stream HD videos with the impressive power of Raspberry Pi 2 Get to grips with embedded programming by turning your Pi into the cloud server that can be used to power Internet of Things projects Make the Raspberry Pi 2 the center of your latest tech experiments and discover how it can manage and host resources Who This Book Is For Seeking inspiration for some new tech projects? Want to get more from your Raspberry Pi? This book has been created especially for you! What You Will Learn Host your Raspberry Pi as a web server using the minimum power resources Connect your Pi to the Internet and perform network benchmarking Explore the cross-platform features of the Pi as you run Python, Node.JS, ASP.NET, and PHP all in one place Share files over the Internet using your Pi as a file server Turn your Pi into a game server, host and engage into playing Enjoy live HD video streaming and exclusive real-time text overlays In Detail There's no end to what you can do with a Raspberry Pi – it makes a huge range of tech projects possible. This book shows you how to transform it into a multipurpose web server, able to store and manage resources that lets you build some truly innovative and impressive computing creations. You'll learn how to use your Raspberry Pi 2 to host a website using a range of different languages, host a game server, store files, and run everything from a media center to a cloud network. If you want to take control of your technological world, start building your own server and find out what's possible with the Raspberry Pi microcomputer. Begin by getting your Pi set up – follow each step as the book shows you how to prepare a network and configure the additional features that you'll need to build your projects. Once you've done this you'll dig a little deeper and set up your pi as a file server, making sure it's built for speed using a range of different tools, including Python, Node.js and ASP.NET. Following this the book shows you how to extend your server to allow you to host games, and stream live HD video before customizing it even further to create a fully-fledged media center. It doesn't stop there however – the book then dives into the exciting world of the Internet of Things (IoT). You'll learn how to install Windows IoT onto your Raspberry Pi, the operating system that's driving embedded software projects all around the world. Once you've done this you'll be ready to explore IoT further, as the book shows you how to use your device to host a cloud network that can form the basis of a wider IoT project. Style and approach Packed with plenty of practical examples that walk you through a number of Raspberry Pi projects, this book is an accessible journey into embedded computing and Internet of Things.

Spring im Einsatz

Author: Craig Walls
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 9783446429468
Release Date: 2012-01-12
Genre: Computers

SPRING IM EINSATZ // - Spring 3.0 auf den Punkt gebracht: Die zentralen Konzepte anschaulich und unterhaltsam erklärt. - Praxis-Know-how für den Projekteinsatz: Lernen Sie Spring mit Hilfe der zahlreichen Codebeispiele aktiv kennen. - Im Internet: Der vollständige Quellcode für die Applikationen dieses Buches Das Spring-Framework gehört zum obligatorischen Grundwissen eines Java-Entwicklers. Spring 3 führt leistungsfähige neue Features wie die Spring Expression Language (SpEL), neue Annotationen für IoC-Container und den lang ersehnten Support für REST ein. Es gibt keinen besseren Weg, um sich Spring anzueignen, als dieses Buch - egal ob Sie Spring gerade erst entdecken oder sich mit den neuen 3.0-Features vertraut machen wollen. Craig Walls setzt in dieser gründlich überarbeiteten 2. Auflage den anschaulichen und praxisorientierten Stil der Vorauflage fort. Er bringt als Autor sein Geschick für treffende und unterhaltsame Beispiele ein, die das Augenmerk direkt auf die Features und Techniken richten, die Sie wirklich brauchen. Diese Auflage hebt die wichtigsten Aspekte von Spring 3.0 hervor: REST, Remote-Services, Messaging, Security, MVC, Web Flow und vieles mehr. Das finden Sie in diesem Buch: - Die Arbeit mit Annotationen, um die Konfiguration zu reduzieren - Die Arbeit mit REST-konformen Ressourcen - Spring Expression Language (SpEL) - Security, Web Flow usw. AUS DEM INHALT: Spring ins kalte Wasser, Verschalten von Beans, Die XML-Konfiguration in Spring minimalisieren, Aspektorientierung, Zugriff auf die Datenbank, Transaktionen verwalten, Webapplikationen mit Spring MVC erstellen, Die Arbeit mit Spring Web Flow, Spring absichern, Die Arbeit mit Remote-Diensten, Spring und REST, Messaging in Spring, Verwalten von Spring-Beans mit JMX

Exploring Raspberry Pi

Author: Derek Molloy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119188704
Release Date: 2016-06-09
Genre: Computers

Expand Raspberry Pi capabilities with fundamental engineering principles Exploring Raspberry Pi is the innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental principles in a way that transfers to any type of electronics, electronic modules, or external peripherals, using a "learning by doing" approach that caters to both beginners and experts. The book begins with basic Linux and programming skills, and helps you stock your inventory with common parts and supplies. Next, you'll learn how to make parts work together to achieve the goals of your project, no matter what type of components you use. The companion website provides a full repository that structures all of the code and scripts, along with links to video tutorials and supplementary content that takes you deeper into your project. The Raspberry Pi's most famous feature is its adaptability. It can be used for thousands of electronic applications, and using the Linux OS expands the functionality even more. This book helps you get the most from your Raspberry Pi, but it also gives you the fundamental engineering skills you need to incorporate any electronics into any project. Develop the Linux and programming skills you need to build basic applications Build your inventory of parts so you can always "make it work" Understand interfacing, controlling, and communicating with almost any component Explore advanced applications with video, audio, real-world interactions, and more Be free to adapt and create with Exploring Raspberry Pi.

IBM Cloudant Database as a Service Advanced Topics

Author: Christopher D. Bienko
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780838454213
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Computers

This IBM® RedpaperTM publication describes advanced topics for IBM Cloudant, a NoSQL JSON document store that is optimized for handling heavy workloads of concurrent reads and writes in the cloud, a workload that is typical of large, fast-growing web and mobile apps. You can use Cloudant as a fully-managed DBaaS running on public cloud platforms like IBM SoftLayer or via an on-premise version called Cloudant Local that you can run yourself on any private, public, or hybrid cloud platform. This paper is the third in a series of IBM Redbooks® publications on Cloudant. Be sure to read the others: IBM Cloudant: The Do-More NoSQL Data Layer, TIPS1187 and IBM Cloudant: Database as a service Fundamentals, REDP-5126.

Raspberry Pi Zero Cookbook

Author: Edward Snajder
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786466471
Release Date: 2017-03-24
Genre: Computers

Over 80 practical and interesting recipes that explore the plethora of functionalities and opportunities available with Raspberry Pi Zero About This Book Deep dive into the components of the small yet powerful Raspberry Pi Zero Get into grips with integrating various hardware, programming, and networking concepts with the so-called “cheapest computer” Explore the functionalities of this $5 chip through practical recipes Who This Book Is For This book is for programmers and hobbyists who are eager to dive deep into the Raspberry Pi Zero. If you have basic or zero knowledge of the Raspberry Pi Zero, or if you looking for examples of ways to utilize the Raspberry Pi's GPIO interface, then this book is ideal for you. Basic knowledge of Python will be beneficial, and experience with circuitry and electronics will be needed for the later chapters in the book. What You Will Learn Set up your Raspberry Pi Zero with the operating system, networking, and different interfaces Get a hands-on introduction to Linux, Python, and shell scripts with the Raspberry Pi Zero Become a master at driving GPIOs and controlling relays, motors, transistors, buzzers, audio, read switches, and interrupts with the Raspberry Pi Zero Control GPIOs using the web interface and Node.js Connect displays, LED matrixes, analog sensors, and digital sensors Hack the Ethernet on the Raspberry Pi Zero Make your Raspberry Pi Zero an IoT-based sensor node and remotely monitor your data In Detail The Raspberry Pi Zero, one of the most inexpensive, fully-functional computers available, is a powerful and revolutionary product developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Raspberry Pi Zero opens up a new world for the makers out there. This book will give you expertise with the Raspberry Pi Zero, providing all the necessary recipes that will get you up and running. In this book, you will learn how to prepare your own circuits rather than buying the expensive add–ons available in the market. We start by showing you how to set up and manage the Pi Zero and then move on to configuring the hardware, running it with Linux, and programming it with Python scripts. Later, we integrate the Raspberry Pi Zero with sensors, motors, and other hardware. You will also get hands-on with interesting projects in media centers, IoT, and more. Style and approach This recipe-based book will ensure you gain an intermediate-level knowledge of the Raspberry Pi Zero. This book contains comprehensive illustrations with specific schematics for each circuit diagram.