The Adafruit IO REST API is over HTTPS where possible. Adafruit IO is a system that makes data useful by allowing simple data connections with little programming required. IO is built on Ruby on Rails, and NodeJS and includes client libraries that wrap REST and MQTT APIs. It provides a place online for learning electronics and making designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. 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.