[SailfishDevel] Simple device to device communications

Jani Nuutinen amontieri at gmail.com
Fri May 15 15:27:54 UTC 2015


This would strictly be through wireless communications (3G/4G, WLAN) so I
guess were' looking into usage of different networks and thus the need of
using a server to pass the messages.
So setting up a server would be an additional thing on top of everything
else that'd need some learning first.

I took a look what MQTT has to offer and while I'm not saying I fully
understood much about the whole subject there were also some "easier to
understand" text here and there, so that I might have a slight hunch now :)

On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 8:46 PM, Kaj-Michael Lang <milang at tal.org> wrote:

> On to, 2015-05-14 at 19:57 +0300, Jani Nuutinen wrote:
> > What might the most crude requirements be when looking into simple
> > device to device (/application to application) communications?
> >
>
> Depends a bit, if the devices are on the same network then you could use
> for example simple broadcast UDP packets.
>
> But if they need to be able to communicate from different networks then
> you probably need a server that they can talk to that passes any
> messages to/from them. MQTT could be one way to do it.
>
> Depends very much on what it is exactly you need.
>
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> Kaj-Michael Lang <milang at tal.org>
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