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Tutorial: Connecting Eclipse Kura to AWS IoT

Just a few weeks ago, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that they added the ability for their customers to manage IoT solutions. More specifically, they are offering a managed IoT platform that allows to connect your devices using HTTP or MQTT, and that integrates with other AWS services to simplify things like message processing, persistence in S3 or DynamoDB, … you name it!

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How to run your web server and MQTT WebSockets broker on the same port

I was just asked how one can deploy a similar setup as the iot.eclipse.org MQTT sandbox, where MQTT over WebSockets is available on port 80, just like the rest of the website.

There are actually two ways of achieving this.

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Unveiling the Eclipse IoT Demo Box

Now that the holiday season is over, we’re fully into “conference season” mode, as the fall is packed with IoT conferences (look at our Events Calendar to see where we will have a presence in the next couple months). Last week, the Eclipse Foundation was exhibiting at M2M Summit with three of our member companies: Logi.cals, Generative Software and Bitreactive (who blogged about it).

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3 hardware platforms of choice to get started with Eclipse IoT

When you prototype IoT solutions, it becomes necessary very early in your development phase to use an actual embedded platform to run your software, and to test it in an environment that is as close as possible of what you expect your production environment to be.

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Growing an open community: 3 interesting facts about Eclipse IoT

About 9 months ago, I published a blog post showing up some interesting metrics about the Eclipse IoT open-source community.

I have recently crunched the numbers again and here are 3 interesting facts about Eclipse IoT and its developer community:

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Learn from IoT experts with the Virtual IoT meetup group

About a year ago, we realized that although the IoT is on everyone’s lips, there is a huge lack of technical resources available for people interested in learning more and getting their hands dirty with the solutions available today. Our Virtual IoT meetup group is an attempt, pretty successful so far, at bridging this gap.

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Remote management of an ARM mbed device using LwM2M, Wakaama & Leshan

One of the great strengths of LightweightM2M (LwM2M) is to be… ahem… lightweight! The fact that it relies on CoAP for the communication, and that all the standard resources are meant to be very concise really helps making very small implementations that can fit in constrained devices.

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Bridging IoTivity and Eclipse SmartHome

There are several ongoing initiatives that aim at standardizing protocols and interfaces in order to enable a truly interoperable Internet of Things.

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Running Eclipse Mosquitto on Snappy Ubuntu Core

I’ve recently been playing around with Snappy Ubuntu Core, and I thought it would be a nice exercise to try and package Mosquitto as a so-called “Snap”.

This blog post will give you a quick introduction to Snappy, and what it means to have a technology like Mosquitto available as a snap package.

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Eclipse IoT Breakfast in Madrid on May 21

We are happy to co-organize an IoT breakfast together with Eclipse Foundation member SQS, on May 21 in Madrid (Ayre Gran Hotel Colón).

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