Wednesday 30th October, 2013
5:00pm to 6:00pm
What is Paho? In the Maori language, paho means “broadcast, make widely known, announce” – and in this talk we’d like to make sure that more people get to know about Paho, a very cool messaging protocol contributed to the Eclipse Foundation by IBM and Eurotech. Paho is an implementation of MQTT – a lightweight, scalable, messaging system for connected devices and the Internet of Things. We’ll look at the protocol, some example code, how Paho relates to other projects, and talk about interoperability with other Java-based MQTT-capable brokers like HiveMQ and ActiveMQ (and maybe some non-Java ones as well...)
Developer Advocate, Cloud Foundry, Pivotal
Andy Piper is Developer Advocate for Cloud Foundry, the Open Source Platform-as-a-Service - like Tron, he fights for the users. He is probably best known online as a “social bridgebuilder” spanning a number of areas of technology and interest. He has also been involved with the Eclipse Paho project since the start, particularly through his former role advocating the use of MQTT at IBM, and helping to run the mqtt.org community website. Andy has a passionate interest in small and mobile devices, cloud, the Internet of Things, and Arduino and related technologies. He works at Pivotal.
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