Mozilla Web Thing provides a WebSocket service to make multiple requests to the Web Thing API, and that allows access to notifications for Web Thing events in real time. The "webthing" WebSocket subprotocol has a simple set of message notification types and a JSON response format. This includes messages for setProperty, requestAction, addEventSubscription and more. Mozilla is a non-profit with the mission to defend the free and open web.
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Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Travel and Blockchain. Highlights include the Mozilla Web Thing API, Dragonchain API, and the BNP Paribas open banking project API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.