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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