AllSeenAlliance is the 11th Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, aiming to ease communication between various devices and democratize the IOT. The AllJoyn SDK suite by AllSeen Alliance allows devices within close proximity to find and communicate with one another using peer to peer networks. The SDK comes with various API language bindings to comply with a diverse array of operating systems and chipsets. The SDK is written in C & C++ for compatibility with various use cases. Supported operating systems include: Android, Thin Client, iOS and OS/X, Linux, Unity, and Windows 7.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Banking, Social, and Languages. Highlights today include APIs from Amazon for developing for Alexa, and banking APIs from BBVA. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
When creating an IoT prototype, an easy way to start is to pick a computing module that serves as your prototype core. This article explains why the Intel Edison IoT devkit is a good choice for developing IoT prototypes and will also suggest some best practices to follow when developing for it.