Developing IoT Solutions with Azure IoT
About this course
Ready to take your first steps in IoT device development? Bring your basic programming skills, and get started with this practical exploration of what IoT means and how to use Microsoft Azure technologies in IoT solutions. See how IoT is being implemented by businesses around the world, and configure and implement your own end-to-end IoT solution using the Azure IoT Hub.
With help from the experts, learn the fundamentals of key platform features. Start out with device basics, like registration and tracking, and then implement cloud-to-device and device-to-cloud messaging. Take a look at Azure analytics, including Azure Stream Analytics, to perform real-time monitoring of incoming data and to generate alerts. Then, store sensor data in the cloud using DocumentDB, implement basic Power BI features and add remote management and update capabilities to your device. In this self-paced course, explore different starter kits and work through a practical project with the Raspberry Pi kit. Using a combination of written and video-based instructional materials, along with a comprehensive series of hands-on lab activities, get an up-close look at real-world IoT skills that you can start using right away.
What you’ll learn
- IoT and the Azure IoT Hub technologies
- Data Analysis and Azure Stream Analytics
- Data Storage and Visualization with DocumentDB and Power BI
- Remote Device Management
– Experience programming a Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or other single-board computers will be beneficial.
Sponsored by: Microsoft
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Meet your instructors
Chris is an engineer and software developer who has been working at Microsoft in various roles for the past 15 years. Before coming to Microsoft, Chris worked for the U.S. Department of Defense designing and developing computer-controlled instrumentation and robotic systems and was a self-employed contractor doing engineering research with NASA and select engineering start-ups.
Geoffrey is a senior developer with Crank211, a company that specializes in designing and building next-level digital experiences. Geoff specializes in Microsoft Azure and cloud-based software. After getting his start in Silverlight, Geoff developed heavily in Microsoft tools including WPF, SQL Server, UWP, ASP.NET, and most recently .NET Core. He has spoken at tech conferences such as Denver Dev Days and helped develop training materials directly with Microsoft. Follow him on twitter at @geoffmmorgan.
- Lectures 4
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 12 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
Week 1: IoT and the Azure IoT Hub
Week 2: Data Analysis
Week 3: Data Storage and Visualization
Week 4: Device Management