Chip Shot: Intel Releases Internet of Things Developer Kit for Makers

To cater to the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market, Intel today extended the Intel® IoT Developer Kit by releasing the Intel® XDK IoT Edition, simplifying the development of IoT apps written in JavaScript. The tool provides makers with an integrated approach to create, run and debug apps on Intel® Edison and Intel® Galileo boards. In addition, Intel® XDK IoT Edition can be used to develop an HTML5 companion app that runs on phones, tablets and PCs to control the IoT devices. Intel® XDK IoT Edition is available as a free download for Windows, OS X and Ubuntu Linux.