This group of sample source codes will allow you to use Python to control your BlinkStick. The BlinkStick Python module comes with command line tool which is automatically installed to Linux and OSX platforms.
Information about BlinkStick and the following set of examples are avaiable: Find by Serial Number, Turn BlinkStick off, Set random color, Access infoblocks, Display CPU usage, Control Remotely, MQTT, Check Gmail, and Display Internet connectivity status.
The following sample source codes are provided for the BlinkStick Pro: Set Mode, Change Color of a Single LED, Run single pixel on all LEDs connected to a channel, and Display analogue clock on 16 LED ring.
BlinkStick is a smart LED controller with integrated USB firmware. It plugs into your computer and allows control the color of individually addressable or single color LEDs and LED strips and wide range programming language implementations give you the power to control the LEDs without the need to program a microcontroller.
Parse announced new SDKs for Apple Watch and Apple TV. While its original SDK for Apple Watch (watchOS 1) launched earlier this year, the SDK for watchOS 2 includes the entire Parse experience. The SDK for tvOS brings immersive capabilities to applications built for Apple TV.
Last week MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) provided developers with a signal that it may be emerging as the de facto protocol for the IoT. This validation comes in the light of positive MQTT Interoperability Test Day results that were published by the host of the event: The Eclipse Foundation and the Eclipse IoT Working Group.