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What can be done with Labeeb IoT Arduino library for devices

Using this library,you will be able to communicate and publish data to Labeeb IoT through MQTT:  

  1. MQTT connectivity : 

    1. Client initialization : where you can specify the server address and access credentials.

    2. Connect to Labeeb IoT server: where you can establish the connection with Labeeb IoT.

    3. Publish data to Labeeb IoT platform: where you can send your data to Labeeb IoT. 

    4. Subscribe to data on Labeeb IoT platform :where you can receive data from other devices/ends through Labeeb platform.

Library download and import : 


Before you start using this library you need:

1) Download the library files from here: Download link.

2) Extract the folder named : "LabeebIoT".

3) Copy the folder "LabeebIoT" to Arduino IDE library directory, regularly placed in : "C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino\libraries ".

4) Start Arduino IDE and make sure the library is loaded by checking File > Examples > LabeebIoT, open the "ESP8266_push_sub_labeeb" example and follow the rest of this tutorial.

Hands on Using the Library to push data to Labeeb through MQTT on ESP8266 controller:  


  1. What is "ESP8266" ?

    The ESP8266 is a low-cost Wi-Fi chip with full TCP/IP stack and MCU (microcontroller unit) capability produced by Shanghai-based Chinese manufacturer, Espressif Systems, and it's compatible with Arduino core and can be programmed using Arduino IDE.

  2. Initialize the connection: 

    Create and initialize LabeebIoT object by calling the following constructor : 

    Program Language Code 1
    LabeebIoT labeeb (espClient,mqtt_server,1883,"ENTERPRISE NAME");

    Since the parameters are :
    a) espClient : wifi client object on ESP8266 or you can use Ethernet client object when using Arduino board  with Ethernet shield.
    b) mqtt_server: where you specify the address of MQTT hosting server :
    c) port number of the MQTT broker, default is : 1883.
    d) ENTERPRISE NAME :  where you specify the enterprise name used when you have created your Labeeb account. If you dont have on, visit and create free account. 

  1. Connect to Labeeb IoT: 

    Use connectLabeeb function to establish the connection with Labeeb IoT platform with the following parameters: 

    Program Language Code 1
    labeeb.connectLabeeb("Client ID","TEMPLATE ID", "TEMPLATE PASS")

    a) Client ID:  the Client ID that will be used to connect to the MQTT broker, can be any ID.
    b) TEMPLATE ID: the device template ID that was created in Labeeb platform.
    c) TEMPLATE PASS: the device template password that was specified while creating the device template.This password will be used to connect to the MQTT broker

  2. Publish single datatype data to Labeeb IoT : 

    Use publishLabeebValue function to publish a single value to labeeb IoT platform with the following parameters: 

    Program Language Code 1
    labeeb.publishLabeebValue("device name","data model","data type","value","timestamp","longitude","latitude","altitude");

    a) device name: the device name within Labeeb IoT platform.
    b) data model: the data type name which belong to the specified device.
    c) data type: data type name which belong to the specified data model.
    d) value: sensor value.
    e) timestamp: Linux formatted time stamp. 

    f) optionally you can add location parameters: longitude,latitude,altitude.

  3. Publish multiple data types to Labeeb IoT : 

    Use publishLabeeb function to publish a multiple values to labeeb IoT platform with the following parameters: 

    Program Language Code 1
    labeeb.publishLabeeb("device name","data model","data Type - values pairs","timestamp","longitude","latitude","altitude");

    a) data Type - values pairs: use the following format  : "datatype1:value1,datatype2:value2" 

  4. Subscribe to a specific topic: 

    you can also subscribe to some topic by calling:

    Program Language Code 1

What's next ?

After you push data to your Labeeb IoT account , now you can check the Data on the portal , retrieve it through our  Labeeb IoT APIs and Web Services and then use this data in your mobile apps.Check one of our Getting Started.