Guests: Zach Dunn, Atticus White
Panelists: PatrickJS, Gleb Bahmutov, Ari Lerner
Thursday November 11th - Angular 2 Reactive Redux with Victor Savkin, Dan Abramov and Rob Wormald
What is IoT?
Atticus: The “Things” in Internet of Things
Smart devices (“dumb” hardware embedded with “smart” electronics, ie: Hue Lights)
Information providing devices (sensors, ie: motion sensor)
Service that ties it all together
Atticus: How IoT fits into the JS ecosystem.
Zach: How we think about IoT application development: Personify rooms and devices, enable them to answer questions. Environment data (i.e. sensors, occupants) result in frequent I/O for apps. Lot of states to track.
Atticus: Some IoT labs worked on
Grocery list automation: Barcode scanner + rPi + Node
Motion sensor night light: Motion sensor + Arduino + rPi + Node + Hue lights
How do you decide on what to build next?
How do you guys use Angular?
Zach: Highly task/location-centric apps running on dedicated devices. Interesting side effect is more freedom to use new DOM safely.
IoT and security
IoT allows access to sometimes devices inside our homes and businesses. Adding more libraries and frameworks on top adds to the security headache. What precautions do we as developers should take? Good practices? How to test it?
Where do you see IoT going in the future? What’s next?
Tips & Picks
Picks: Go to Death Valley. It’s beautiful
Tips: http://perfect.org is cool
Picks: [Reactive Redux AngularAir]
Tips: Picks:[Johnny Five - JS Robotics & IoT programming framework] (https://github.com/rwaldron/johnny-five)
[SkyJack - Drone autonomously seeks out other drones, taking them over, creating an army of zombie drones under your control]
Links: Search engine for sensors, based on geolocation: [Thingful]
Simple messaging for devices (think Twitter, but for sensor data) [dweet.io](https://dweet.io/)
Picks: Hardware development board, powered by NPM https://tessel.io/
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