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Toolkits: GettingStartedWithTheSharedPhidgetsInfrastructure

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Overview

  1. Installation of all required tools
  2. Create a new server
  3. Start Connector tool to share local Phidgets to the global space
  4. Overview of all connected Phidgets
  5. Development and tutorials


1. Installation of all required tools

Follow the setup instructions to install the SharedPhidgets toolkit on your computer, and any computer that is included in the infrastructure that you will use.

2. Create a new server

On one of the connected computers in your infrastructure you have to run the SharedPhidgets server. Read the server setup instructions to create a new server.

3. Start Connector tool to share local Phidgets to the global space

With the SharedPhidgets Connector tool, you can share all the Phidgets that are connected to your local computer, to the server. When Phidgets are shared, all the connected applications and tools can access this Phidget device.
Read the instructions for the SharedPhidgets Connector.

4. Overview of all connected Phidgets

You have many ways to discover the available Phidget devices:

5. Development and tutorials

If your infrastructure is ready, you can continue reading the tutorial for getting started with SharedPhidgets programming.


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