The Internet of Things is what you get when you connect zillions of embedded computers to the Internet, along with all kinds of sensors and actuators. It has become possible thanks to several recent technical advances:
This introduction to programming the Internet of Things helps you get going right away.
Inside, you’ll learn about:
And more. With inexpensive hardware, open source software components and free tools and services, getting started with the Internet of Things is easy. To play with the examples in this book, all you need is a Netduino Plus, a USB cable, a couple of sensors, an Ethernet cable, and an Ethernet connection to the Internet.