Blackstock, Michael and Lea, Rodger (2012) WoTKit: A Lightweight Toolkit for the Web of Things. In: WoT 2012 - Third International Workshop on the Web of Things. .
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In this position paper, we discuss our experiences with a lightweight Web of Things (WoT) toolkit and use those experiences to explore what an effective WoT toolkit looks like. We argue that while the WoT community has experimented, like us, with a variety of toolkits, it hasn’t yet found one that appeals sufficiently to a broad range of developers. This failure, we believe, is hindering the adoption of the WoT and the growth of the community. We conclude the paper with a set of open questions, which, although not exhaustive, are aimed at opening up a community discussion on the needs of developers and how best the community can meet those needs and so further the adoption of the WoT. In essence, we believe that the time may be right to begin to agree on some basic functionality and approaches to WoT toolkits.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Internet of Things ; Toolkit|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2012 10:31|
|Last Modified:||03 Oct 2012 13:41|
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