Many people in the Drupal community got into web development by building sites that they needed themselves. That experience of being your own client is a foundation that serves developers well when working with paying clients at work. As frontier of web development continues to shift toward more reliance on integrations with APIs, services, and the physical world, many developers feel out of their depth. A great remedy for this feeling is a return to being your own client.
This presentation will cover ways developers can experiment with the Internet of Things for their own benefit including:
- Simple integrations with If This Then That.
- Using consumer-oriented products like Hue lights.
- Programming IoT frameworks and devices like Littlebits.