internet of things

The Internet Of Things with Scala – Part 2

This is a continuation of my Internet of Things with Scala posting. In this installment I will go over the assembly of the device that will be used to capture the soil moisture data and send it to an MQTT broker so that it may be picked up by the Scala/Akka based application. The Parts … Read More

The Internet Of Things with Scala – Part I

There has been a great deal of buzz around the Internet of Things lately. The advent of small inexpensive devices and in particular the Arduino has inspired a generation of people with no background in electrical engineering to do some very creative things. I myself was first inspired by the Arduino and had built several … Read More

Philly ETE 2015 – Todd Montgomery – The Changing Face of Communications: IoT, REST, & Reactive

We are experiencing a profusion of interconnected devices. Architectures are undergoing radical changes to enable better scaling and resiliency. And at the heart of all of these are several new protocols that are changing the way services communicate. A lot of interest lies with WebSocket, HTTP/2, CoAP, MQTT, XMPP, etc. What can these protocols do? What can we learn from them? And where are things going? This session will explore these questions and more.

DevNews #90 – The semi-triumphant return with ShellShock, Layers or No, AngularJS rethinks, more

Finally, we might be seeing the end of stupid software patents The potential downside of the internet of things? As if on cue, ShellShock is a bash vulnerability. A big one Here’s some fun for discussion – Why you should not implement layered architecture – ducking before the clots of dirt fly… We had to … Read More