Adafruit IO's MQTT API exposes feed data using special topics. Message Queue Telemetry Transport, is a protocol for device communication that Adafruit IO supports. Use a MQTT library or client to publish/subscribe to a feed and to send/receive feed data. Adafruit is a system that makes data useful by allowing simple data connections with little programming required. Adafruit Industries promotes teaching, sharing, engineering, DIY electronic kits, open source hardware and more.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. Health, IoT, and Environment APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.