Category Archives: Protocols

MQTT vs. REST in IoT [Which Should You Choose?]

The Internet of Things IoT allows you to automate processes and make things more efficient in any context. However, none of this would be possible if you could not communicate with devices.  In order to do that, a form of language must be established to create a mutual understanding between client and device. That’s where […]

What is SSH Tunneling? (And a Better Alternative for IoT Devices)

If you’re looking to communicate with a Linux device while in a different network, it can be difficult to do so without exposing your device on the public internet. This may put your data at risk – especially if you’re running your IoT device through the cloud.  Thankfully, you can navigate around this by setting […]

A Comparison of IoT Protocols for Developers

When developing an IoT product, choosing the right protocol for your project can be difficult. There’s a lot of choices out there, which can make selecting the most appropriate protocol for your project that much harder.   That’s why we’ve put together a comparison of IoT protocols. In this guide, we’ll go over the pros and […]

Websocket vs. MQTT vs. CoAP: Which is the Best Protocol?

Choosing the most appropriate IoT protocol for your project can be difficult. There’s so much choice out there, and each of them has its own strengths and weaknesses.  We’re here to help you choose the right IoT protocol for your stack by analyzing three of the biggest protocols available to developers:  Websocket MQTT CoAP We’ll […]