Guide Concept

This project will introduce you to the REST API utilized by the ThingWorx platform.

Following the steps in this guide, you will be able to connect to the ThingWorx platform and make REST calls to call Services, update Properties, and perform a number of actions for your IoT applications.

We will teach you how to use the ThingWorx REST API to create a more robust application. With the REST API you can leverage the full power of the ThingWorx Foundation server with simple HTTP requests. The REST API can easily be explored using a command line tool such as curl, a browser plugin like Postman, or any preferred programming language.

Guide Info

Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published July 31, 2020
Author Allen Smith

You'll learn how to

    • Create new Things on a ThingWorx Foundation Server
    • Add Properties to Things
    • Access Property values
    • Execute custom Services
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Things used in this guide


This guide requires a connection to the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are using either the hosted Foundation server or the downloaded trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:
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