Guide Concept

This project will introduce the ThingWorx platform and the language around it.

Following the steps in this guide, you will be able to find your starting point for developing your first IoT application. You will learn about device connectivity, visualization, dashboards, business logic, and operational processes.

Lastly, you will create a simple UI to display locations of connected devices on a map, so you can quickly experience how easy it is to develop an IoT application with ThingWorx.

Guide Info

Level Getting Started
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published May 24, 2019
Author Christin Massey

You'll learn how to

    • Use the building blocks to understanding the ThingWorx platform
    • Understand the language you'll see often while exploring other guides
    • Get started using ThingWorx by creating a simple UI
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Things used in this guide


This guide may be completed within any environment where you have access to the ThingWorx Foundation server.

This includes both a hosted evaluation server, as well as downloadable trials.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: ThingWorx Platform
  • Step 2: Industrial Connectivity
  • Step 3: Data Modeling Principle
  • Step 4: Application Development Tools
  • Step 5: Data Storage
  • Step 6: Intro Step 1: Create Application UI
  • Step 7: Intro Step 2: Visualize Data
  • Step 8: Next Steps

This guide is part of a Learning Path. We've curated other guides relevant to this one to help you learn and get up to speed as quickly as possible.
Learning Path
6 Units
210 Minutes
Your Status: Not Started
Learning Path Overview
Introduction to the ThingWorx Platform
Learn hands-on how ThingWorx simplifies the end-to-end process of implementing IoT solutions.
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