Nest provides sample code showing a server side integration between Nest and Twitter. With the code, developers can pair a Twitter account to their own Nest account. To start developers will need a Twitter API key and access tokens for both Twitter and Nest accounts. Developers can also learn how to handle authorization and erros, implement listeners to respond to changes in Nest data, use Scala to interact with Nest, read and write thermostat, away, ETA, smoke alarm batter, smoke and CO states and update their Twitter status based on data from the Nest service.
An overview of the communication protocols that will drive the Internet of Things (IoT) including MQTT, XMPP, DDS, and AMQP. There is some overlap between the four protocols but generally each one targets a specific function in IoT.
The next generation of smart city applications and user interfaces are beginning to emerge based on the European-initiated FIWARE open API platform. The platform provides an open source toolkit of APIs and backend infrastructure components that enable app developers to create new city solutions.
Amazon quietly launched the AWS IoT Button, a limited release programmable button that developers can program to control connected devices and services. The AWS IoT Button sold out in a few hours. Developers interested in trying it out can sign up to be notified when more buttons become available.