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What should I know and do to build a career in IoT?


Ganesh Lala

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If you are interested in building a career in IoT, then you are heading in the right direction. IoT or Internet of Things is the future; it is the next coming revolution. It is your choice whether you want it or leaves it. But it is expected that the big change will be seen in the next 3 to 5 years.

For the ones who are willing to make a career in IoT have to make the right preparations. But first, you need to understand what is IoT and how it works. IoT is not specific hardware or software; It is not even technology. To put it in simple words, it is a concept of integrating software, hardware, and networks to get the desired results.

Here are the three important steps you need to follow to start your career in IoT.

  • You should learn the basics of electronics
    This is your first step towards learning IoT. You are required to know a resistor, LED, transistor, capacitor, ADC, soldering, voltage, current, multi-meter, etc.
  • You should learn to program
    The next step is to learn programming languages. If you want to work with IoT boards, then you need to know languages such as Python, C, etc. Not just that, but you should also have basic knowledge of CSS, JS, and HTML.
  • You need to learn to use IoT boards and sensors
    You can start with NodeMCU and Arduino. Once you get the hang of things, you can move onto Raspberry Pi and other boards. You also need to know various sensors, such as pressure sensor, light sensor, etc.

So these are the steps or skills you have to gain to make a successful career in IoT.

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