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    What skills are needed for IoT?

    What skills are needed for IoT?

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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    What do you want to do?

    Normally to accomplish much here you need at least some fundamental electronics background. You can play around with breadboards but you need soldering skills to do anything "real." Not to mention working with some form of circuit boards even if just playing around using bare perfboard.

    The programming skill required seems to be pretty thin for basic stuff. These days most of it is done using script interpreters for Python dialects or code generators like Arduino.

    Patience is always a virtue.

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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    What skills are needed for IoT

    Machine Learning
    AutoCAD
    Node.
    Security infrastructure
    Security engineering
    Big Data
    GPS Development

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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnsinha View Post
    What skills are needed for IoT

    Machine Learning
    AutoCAD
    Node.
    Security infrastructure
    Security engineering
    Big Data
    GPS Development
    sorry, but that list is not correct and misleading.
    you need some electronics background as dilettante mentioned.
    not sure why autocad is mentioned but a tool for boardlayout may be handsome. you will certainly get in touch with C language for embedded development. once you add network support to your device, security topics should be considered. but "machine learning", "big data" and "gps" are just buzzwords in that context

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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    one more skill not yet mentioned: you need to be able to read and understand datasheets like e.g. this one: Atmel-7810-Automotive-Microcontrollers-ATmega328P_Datasheet.pdf i.e. have the understanding of computing basics like I/O, Interrupts, Memory Addressing aso

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    Re: What skills are needed for IoT?

    You need a solder gun and a hammer/chisel to cut the hole.

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