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Blynk IoT mobile app for Internet of things Project development:
Blynk IoT mobile app is a toolset for all who would love to use their smartphones to control electronics like Arduino, Raspberry Pi and similar ones by establishing an internet connection, building an app and writing hardware code in an easy way.
Blynk has an amazing interface from various widgets they provide, upload the example code to your hardware and enjoy seeing first results in under 5 minutes! It works perfectly for newbie makers and saves tons of time for evil geniuses.
Blynk will work with all popular boards and shields to give you full freedom when deciding how to plug Blynk into your existing or new project.
You will also enjoy the convenience of Blynk Cloud. Which is, by the way, is free and open-source.
3 steps to getting started with Blynk:
Step 1. DOWNLOAD BLYNK APP FOR ANDROID OR iOS
Step 2. INSTALL BLYNK LIBRARY
You can download blynk library for Arduino from above. Download the zip file and unzip it to the library folder of Arduino IDE (C:\Program Files\Arduino\libraries) if you are unable to find this folder follow this guide.
Step 3. BUILD YOUR FIRST APP
- Open Blynk IoT App on your smart phone and create new account and then new project after successfully login.
Give name to it
- Choose the hardware and communication type you are going to use click here to check list of supported devices
- Obtain Auth Token:
For obtaining token follow following steps:
a) Select the device for communication:
b) Click on device
c)See the Auth Token
d) Press create button
- Add the Button widget. Tap once to get to Widget Settings
You can hold and drag it to reposition
- In Widget Settings set the PIN you want to control (e.g. if your LED is connected to pin 7 – choose pin D7): Each Widget has its own settings. Tap on the widget to get to them.
- Run the project
Let us know what you think about the Blynk IoT app for your Internet of Things development.
Image credit and Information reference : www.blynk.cc