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I'm new to working with the XDK and have some probably basic questions.
What I want to do:
Send the temperature/luminosity and noise level via http-post to a REST-API.
In the beginning I thought this is going to be easy. Just take the Http-Example and change some parameters. Turned out it’s not that easy. I stumbled over the XDK_Guide_HTTP documentation and tried to implement this. But I got lost when the documentation asked me to insert the code but did not tell me where. So, I more or less randomly pasted the code into AppController.c and AppController.h in the source folder. After copying the different code snippets and inserting the Wifi-credentials the number of errors just keeped increasing, as does my feeling that I fundamentally don’t understand how any of this works.
I came along some other questions on the forum, but none made my problem any smaller. Right now, I’m thoroughly confused and question whether it even makes sense at all.
I hope to find the needed AppController.c and AppController.h files (if these are even the right files) somewhere where all I must do is to specify the sensors to use and the endpoint to send to. That’s what I was hoping the HttpExampleClient in the workbench would provide.
If someone could provide an eli5 for my problem (which I suspect more people are facing) that would be greatly appreciated.
I faced some similar problems, maybe this site helps you more
In the end i decided to use Eclipse Mita cause it was easier to understand for me.