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How to add your protocol to Mongoose Embedded Web Server

Mongoose Embedded Web Server supports a lot of protocols. We think we’ve added the most popular ones like HTTP, WebSocket, MQTT and more. But, there are many protocols that aren’t supported. And there always will be.

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Is there real value in smart fridges?

As we have left the IFA behind in Berlin, one of the emerging IoT technologies was connected fridges and we have seen some amazing connected refrigerators like this one from LG. I wanted to share few thoughts with you on why I think it is an opportunity for consumers as well as the manufacturers.   

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 Mongoose Embedded Web Server - Internal Networking Interface

All problems in computer science can be solved by another level of indirection, except of course for the problem of too many indirections.
David Wheeler

A great quote and a good intro to this blog post! We want to give you an insight into the Internal Networking Interface (INI) of Mongoose Embedded Web Server.

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How System Integrators Work With Mongoose

Embedded development is complex and many companies simply don’t have the internal know-how to embed and connect their devices. These organisations either face the challenge of hiring new engineering teams or working with established system integrators.

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Cookie authentication and session management [Mongoose more than an Embedded Web Server]

Cookie authentication and session management are important for web applications. Mongoose Embedded Web Server supports basic and digest authentication, which gets the job done, but, it doesn’t let web app control the UI. It’s a simple prompt created by the browser and rarely blends well with the rest of the app.

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IoT Platform Design Doc: Distributed OurCI

Our engineers share the background to our Continuous Integration (CI) process in this design doc. Internally, the team decided to nickname it OurCI and you’ll see it referred to as such in the design doc below. 

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Mongoose IoT Platform 1.1 Release

Hot on the heels of our 1.0 release come newly implemented improvements and suggestions from our users. We are proud to announce Mongoose IoT Platform 1.1 with the following new features:

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IoT Platform Design Doc: Multiple switches, one light

Today, we are sharing the first of our design docs with you. If you remember, our design docs show a history of our engineering process and shed some light on how we develop Mongoose IoT Platform. This one is all about the visual design of the “on/off switch” control.

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IoT Platform Design Docs - How our engineering team works

Mongoose IoT Platform is growing, in fact stay tune for some exciting releases soon. We get asked a lot how we make decisions and the background to how Mongoose IoT Platform is built. So, over the coming months we are going to share a series of our Design Docs to give you an unique insight into how our engineering team works.

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Mongoose Embedded Web Server 6.5 Release

Mongoose Embedded Web Server is back with this quarter’s release: 6.5.

As always, we have taken your suggestions and feedback to improve Mongoose on board and hope you like the new functions:

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Timers Example [Mongoose more than an Embedded Web Server]

In this post, I am going to show you how to use timers with Mongoose. As always, the full source code of this example is available on Github. All you need to do is to clone the repo and type “make” in the example directory. 

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Top 5 Application Examples [Mongoose more than an Embedded Web Server]

Mongoose is known as one of the best embedded web servers currently available. From starting as a single-click-to-run executable to now being an embedded networking library, its functions range from WebSocket to MQTT and more.

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Internet of Things Examples: Industrial Applications

In an industrial setting the Internet of Things is known as the Industrial Internet of Things (learn about the difference between M2M, IoT and IIoT here). Here some of the most well-known example applications:

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Mongoose IoT Platform 1.0RC

We are delighted to share the release of Mongoose IoT Platform 1.0RC with you. Our goal with Mongoose IoT platform has always been been to make IoT product development faster and simpler.

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8 Decision-Making Factors When Choosing A Web Server Library

For many Internet of Things (IoT) applications, embedding a HTTP / WebSocket server on a device is enough to get the job done. Oftentimes, this solution can be faster, simpler and more cost effective. Choosing the right web server can be difficult, so let’s run through the decision making factors. 

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Your essential IoT summer reading list

The summer is finally here! Longer evenings, quieter days around the office as vacation season is in full swing. What a great time to catch up with the hot IoT and embedded topics from our blog from the last year! 

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Internet of Things Examples: Nonprofit and Development Aid

Development aid and nonprofit organisations are faced with adversities on a daily basis. Natural disasters, breakages of water pumps and other equipment, funding gaps and much more. Can technology really help to deliver aid and support to people in need?

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Internet of Things Examples: HVAC Industry

The most well-known IoT-enabled devices sit firmly in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) space. We all know Google’s Nest as the home thermostat that can be accessed from anywhere and that learns your habits. There are plenty more HVAC opportunities for the Internet of Things. Let’s check out some of them:

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HTTP Load Balancer Example [Mongoose more than an Embedded Web Server]

Welcome back to our Mongoose Embedded Web Server examples blog post series! In this edition, we will look at a HTTP load balancer. This is a fairly advanced example that will showcase Mongoose usage as both a server and a client.

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NASA lifts off with Mongoose Embedded Web Server

Cesanta is delighted to announce that NASA has become a Mongoose Embedded Web Server customer. Our team here are space travel enthusiasts and being part of the International Space Station (ISS) is a real honour.

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