The Internet of Things (IoT)by Steve Drucker, Founder
Enlightening yourself about IoT with Philips Hue Lights
The Bridge has its own REST API that enables you to easily get a list of the bulbs that have been named/registered as well as send commands to set the color and brightness of each bulb.
Tools of the Trade
- Node.JS application server
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, is the largest ecosystem of open source libraries in the world.
- Cylon.JS API for Controlling Devices
- Sencha Ext JS (GPL License) for producing the front-end GUI.