Guide Concept

This project will introduce more complex aspects of the ThingWorx C SDK and help you to get started with development.

Following the steps in this this guide, you will be ready to develop your own IoT application with the ThingWorx C SDK.

We will teach you how to use the C programming language to connect and build IoT applications to be used with the ThingWorx Platform.

Guide Info

Level Intermediate
Est. Time 60 Minutes
Published June 10, 2019
Author Jason Johnson

You'll learn how to

    • Establish and manage a secure connection with a ThingWorx server, including SSL negotiation and connection maintenance.
    • Enable easy programmatic interaction with the Properties, Services, and Events that are exposed by Entities running on a ThingWorx server.
    • Create applications that can be directly used with your device running the C programming language.
    • Basic concepts of the C Edge SDK
    • How to use the C Edge API to build a real-world application
    • How to utilize resources provided in the Edge SDK to help create your own application
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Things used in this guide

Environment:

This guide requires a connection to the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the 30-day hosted Foundation server.

This guide could also be run through with the 120-day downloadable trial, but some instructions could require modification.

In order to complete this exercise, you need the following:

Software components:
Previous knowledge:

C SDK TUTORIAL

Outline
  • Step 1: Completed Examples
  • Step 2: Environment Setup
  • Step 3: Run Sample Code
  • Step 4: ExampleClient Connection
  • Step 5: Properties
  • Step 6: Data Shapes
  • Step 7: Events and Services
  • Step 8: Tasks
  • Step 9: File Transfer Example
  • Step 10: File Transfer and Tunneling
  • Step 11: Support Other Platforms
  • Step 12: Troubleshooting
  • Step 13: Next Steps

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