Top Internet of Things articles and tutorials (December 2016)

The developerWorks Internet of Things editor shares her picks

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So many things. So little time. That's why I've highlighted the most popular articles and tutorials on a variety of the things from our IBM developerWorks Internet of Things hub.

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Turn your smartphone into an IoT device

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This tutorial is wildly popular, receiving the most views and most comments of any of our tutorials in 2016. Learn how you can send sensor data that is generated by your smartphone to IBM Watson IoT Platform, and then create Bluemix applications that store and analyze the data.

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Build a PHP app that uses GPS data from an IoT device

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This tutorial continues to be popular, as it appeared in our previous top tutorial listing. Are you a PHP developer interested in building IoT applications? It can be difficult to get started. This tutorial will help by walking you step-by-step through the process of building an IoT application using IBM Bluemix cloud with a PHP-powered application that is able to consume and use GPS data that is generated by an IoT sensor.

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Accelerate the development of cognitive computing in your IoT app

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This tutorial also continues to be popular, as it also appeared in our previous top tutorial listing. Learn about the newly announced cognitive capabilities for IBM Watson IoT Platform. Then, explore a real customer example that illustrates what you can do with these new capabilities.

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Design and build secure IoT solutions, Part 1: Securing IoT devices and gateways

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The number one concern for IoT developers is security. Part 1 of this 3-part series was also quite popular, as it helps you minimize security risks in IoT apps by providing tested techniques for securing devices and gateways.

Conclusion

Didn't find what you are looking for here?

We regularly curate all kinds of content in the developerWorks Internet of Things hub. Check out the entire list of tutorials in the Internet of Things library.

You might find something more your speed on our developerWorks Recipes site. Or, if you just want to ask a specific question, of some of the IoT experts, join the conversation out on dW Answers.

 
 


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