When reading about maker projects, we often find case examples and remoting implementations using subsets of HTTP, i.e. requesting a status page from a RaspberryPi-based Sensor board or sending commands to small actor devices using HTTP-POST. There are quite a few blog posts and articles are about implementing a REST API on those small devices. Given that REST is well-known from the field of web development, we asked ouselves whether it would make sense to transfer REST capabilities to the field of embedded and IoT development.
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On Tuesday, 4th October, Oliver and I participated in our first German bar camp
in Düsseldorf on the hype topic Internet of Things (IoT): [www.iotbarcamp.de](http://www.iotbarcamp.de/).
I would like to share my personal notes on the talks I heard and my general
impressions of the camp.
As we were doing some research we asked ourselves: How many skilled developers are ready to lead the way in the new era of IoT? Somebody has to implements all these billions of devices in a targeted way. Who are these people? And where are they hiding?
Every blog has to start with a first post, so this one kicks off our blog journey into the software development of IoT – bringing together software development patterns from the Internet world and the world of Things!