Intel Developer Blog: The latest features on offer in the IoT Developer kit

Making IoT applications just got easier with a new free SDK

The Intel IoT Developer Kit v1.0 has been released, marking its graduation from beta, and providing enhanced tools for developing applications for the Internet of Things. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, student or hobbyist, the kit provides you with software you can use in conjunction with the Intel Galileo and Intel Edison development platforms to create applications and devices that interact with the real world.

The new release includes a number of enhancements, based in part on feedback from a series of developer roadshows that took place last year. The improvements include a new Eclipse plug-in to make it easier to get started with C++ coding, support for over 70 sensors, an improved installation process for Intel Edison using Microsoft Windows, support for Wyliodrin visual programming on Intel Edison, and updated documentation. See the full release notes here.

You can download the Intel IoT Developer Kit v1.0 for free here. For inspiration and insight, check out the code examples that show how to interact with various sensors. If you experience any difficulties using Intel Edison or Intel Galileo, consult the FAQ here.

• This blog post is written by Softtalkblog, and is sponsored by the Intel Developer Zone, which helps you to develop, market and sell software and apps for prominent platforms and emerging technologies powered by Intel Architecture.

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