Azure IoT Toolkit vNext with Device Explorer for VS Code: New UX design, new developer experience

[Update][2017-08-28] The Azure IoT Toolkit extension has been migrated to the official extension. In recent one year, I have written 11 extensions for Visual Studio Code. To be honest, the Azure IoT Toolkit extension is the most dissatisfied of these extensions to me. But now, the situation has changed! The new Azure IoT Toolkit is coming! … More Azure IoT Toolkit vNext with Device Explorer for VS Code: New UX design, new developer experience

Send your first ‘Hello World’ message to Azure IoT Hub using JavaScript with Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code

[Update][2017-08-28] The Azure IoT Toolkit extension has been migrated to the official extension. With the latest release of Azure IoT Toolkit, the code snippet function is added, you could write JavaScript to interact with IoT Hub very conveniently. Prerequisites: VS Code Azure IoT Toolkit Code Runner (not required but recommended) Node.js Steps: Open any folder in … More Send your first ‘Hello World’ message to Azure IoT Hub using JavaScript with Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code

Azure IoT Toolkit supports Event Hub now!

Another milestone! With the contribution of @SummerSun, the Azure IoT Toolkit supports Event Hub now! Azure Event Hubs is a hyper-scale telemetry ingestion service that collects, transforms, and stores millions of events. Data sent to an Event Hub can be transformed and stored using any real-time analytics provider or batching/storage adapters. Event Hubs event and … More Azure IoT Toolkit supports Event Hub now!

Build IoT Solutions on top of Microsoft technology stack: Azure IoT and Windows IoT

The core of IoT (Internet of Things) is Cloud (Internet), Device (Thing) and how to connect them. For Cloud, we have Azure IoT Hub. For Device, we have Windows 10 IoT Core. How about the connection between them? Great products need great tools. Here comes with the IoT Extension Pack. With this extension pack, we … More Build IoT Solutions on top of Microsoft technology stack: Azure IoT and Windows IoT

Awesome Azure IoT

You may have heard the awesome: Curated list of awesome lists, such as Awesome IoT and Awesome VS Code. And now, we have the Awesome Azure IoT. The Awesome Azure IoT is a curated list of awesome Azure Internet of Things projects and resources. For now, it includes Hardware, Operating System, IoT Clouds, Framework, SDK, Libraries, Tools … More Awesome Azure IoT

Deploy and run code in remote machine via Visual Studio Code

When doing IoT development, coding is one of the most important part. Due to the resource limit of the device, most devices do not have GUI. Someone may SSH to the remote device to code. We could only code using vi or nano. The coding experience is poor. Someone may code on the desktop then … More Deploy and run code in remote machine via Visual Studio Code

Azure IoT Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

[Update][2017-08-28] The Azure IoT Toolkit extension has been migrated to the official extension. In previous post, I have introduced a web-based Azure IoT tool: Azure IoT Web Client. And now, a toolkit is coming for Visual Studio Code: Azure IoT Toolkit. At the very initial beginning, it supports below three basic and useful features: Send messages … More Azure IoT Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Azure IoT Web Client

When you develop IoT solution with Azure IoT, you may have used the Device Explorer (a Desktop tool which only supports Windows) or iothub-explorer (a CLI tool which requires Node.js) to do development or testing. From now, a web-based Azure IoT tool is coming: the Azure IoT Web Client! Since it is web-based, there is … More Azure IoT Web Client