Project Concept

This project will introduce Services, Events, and Subscriptions inside of the ThingWorx platform.

Following the steps in this guide, you will be able to expand your data model using Services, Events, and Subscriptions.

We will teach you how to make a more robust and enjoyable experience for users simply by using the resources inside of the ThingWorx Composer.

Project Info

Type Tutorial
Level Intermediate
Est. Time 60 Minutes
Published June 14, 2018
Author Jason Johnson

You'll learn how to

    • Create Events, Services and Subscriptions in Composer
    • Utilize the ThingWorx Edge SDK platforms with Services, Subscriptions, and Events
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Things used in this project


This guide requires a connection the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the 30-day hosted Foundation server or the 120-day trial.

Would like to see a complete example of the application we will build? You can download the following:

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Functionality
  • Step 2: Sample Application
  • Step 3: Create Events
  • Step 4: Services Interface
  • Step 5: Create Services
  • Step 6: Create Subscriptions
  • Step 7: Next Steps