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The Web of Things — The Story Of A Browser Escaping Into The Physical World

The Web of Things — The Story Of A Browser Escaping Into The Physical World

As a web developer it´s easy to feel intimidated by the world of hardware hacking and the physical web, we have to leave our comfort zone and need to get familiar with a completely new development environment. But not anymore, thanks to wonderful possibilities that the WebUSB & the Web Bluetooth Api bring to our browsers.

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The Web of Things — The Story Of A Browser Escaping Into The Physical World

WebUSB & Web Bluetooth are two of the most interesting additions that browsers received in the past years, as they allow web applications & PWAs to break out of the browser and enable the user to interact with the real world, so we’ll take a closer look at:

  • Printing to receipt printers from within the browser.
  • Steering a bluetooth lightbulb.
  • Downloading data from an Android device.
  • Understanding how those APIs work in general & which use cases already exist.

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$ 49.00 $ 69.00

45 mins talk + 30 mins Q&A.
You can watch a recording later, too.

With Membership, you get webinars and eBooks for free.
Starting at $5 a month, and you can cancel anytime!

About The Speaker

Sebastian works as a “Specialist Senior Manager Software Developer” at Deutsche Telekom, after some time developing backend applications with Java and PHP he became a citizen of the JavaScript world. Recently he´s getting his hands dirty with Python and Rust. For the last seven years Sebastian tries to improve our lives, working on Deutsche Telekoms Smart Home platform Qivicon.
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