Learning path: Building skills in IoT development


The Internet of Things is more than a technological trend, it is a technological revolution. By embedding sensors in everyday things, connecting them, and applying analytics to the data they collect, the objects around us become smarter. To be a part of this technological revolution, you’ll need to explore the architectures, designs, and development best practices of more complex IoT solutions.


Upon completion of this learning path, you will be able to:

  • Consider whether an IoT developer kit will help you on your IoT project
  • Understand how to apply standard IoT architectures for your IoT project
  • Understand how to get started with large-scale IoT projects
  • Develop an IoT device and IoT application that uses an IoT developer kit, Python, MQTT, and IBM Watson IoT Platform.

Prerequisite knowledge

Before completing this learning path, you should complete the IoT 101: Getting started with IoT development learning path.

Skill level


Estimated time to complete

Approximately 5 hours


The following items make up this learning path:

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