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Getting Started with IoT Part 1: Message Broker


Getting Started with IoT Part 1: Message Broker

This is part 1 of a series of tutorials for getting started with IoT (Internet of things). I’m writing these posts to document my adventures developing an Internet of Things project, hoping that they might serve as a guide to others. Throughout the different steps of the project, we will create a network of “Things” that senses the world and acts in real-time. We will be using Raspberry Pis, NodeMCUs, sensors, actuators, and software to create a centralized dashboard where all “Things” can be monitored and controlled.

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Using CocoaPods FTW

I can’t tell you the number of hours I would have saved if I started using CocoaPods earlier!

If you are developing with XCode you might already know that linking libraries to your project is a major pain… Fear no more! CocoaPods is here to save your time and day.

There are lots of resources on how to install and use CocoaPods, so here is yet another one created by me:

Using the terminal do the following steps:

1. Update¬† the ‘gem’

sudo gem update --system

2. Install CocoaPods

sudo gem install cocoapods -V

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