Simple IoT Client
The Simple IoT Client is an XMPP client based on Windows that allows you to interact with things and users. The client supports multiple connections to different servers, and you can create different sets of connections and store connections in different files.
The main tab in the main window contains available connections and their corresponding rosters.
The client also supports concentrator devices and protocol bridges. These embed devices as internal nodes.
The toolbar contains easy access to common commands:
|Create a new document in the current tab.|
|Open existing document.|
|Save contents of current tab.|
|Create a new connection to a server.|
|Refresh (or recycle) selected item. If selected item is a connection, the underlying connection will be recycled.|
|Sniff on communication related to the selected item.|
|Add a node to the currently selected item.|
|Edit properties of the currently selected item.|
|Delete the currently selected item.|
|Chat with the currently selected item.|
|Read current information from selected item.|
|Read all information from selected item.|
|Subscribe to events from selected item.|
|Configure control properties of selected item.|
|Search for information processed by currently selected item.|
|Open a calculator tab.|
You can add, edit or delete nodes in your tree view. When adding and editing nodes, parameters are displayed in a parameter dialog box, ordered into tabs.
You can chat with both human users and things. Chat sessions support normal plain text content, rich content based on markdown and transfer of images, etc.
If the device supports the IEEE IoT Interoperability interfaces, you can also do a machine readout of the device, or control any of its control parameters:
If connected to a Thing Registry, you can claim new devices by simply providing the corresponding
If the server has provisioning capabilities, it will send you questions when new things happen to your things that it cannot answer itself. You can choose how the provisioning server should handle similar events in the future by selecting among the available options.
Context sensitive commands
Nodes on all levels can publish their own commands. These commands are available in the context sensitive menu for each node:
There are three different types of commands: Simple commands, Parametrized commands and Queries. Simple commands are just executed when activated. When executing a parametrized command or a query, a dialog with the command parameters is first displayed. This allowes you to configure the execution of the command or query.
A parametrized command is then executed with the parameters provided in the dialog. A query on the other hand starts a possibly long-running asynchronous process executing the query as defined by the parameters provided. The status of the query is displayed in a separate tab. The contents of the tab is asynchronously updated during the execution of the query. Closing the tab aborts the query.
It is possible for you to listen to the communication that your client sends and received. This allows you to learn more about the underlying communication, as well as troubleshoot communiation problems.
There is also a script execution environment built into the client. It allows you to experiment with script and do calculations.
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