Sigfox Backend : Quick Integration using Callbacks
Quick Integration using Callbacks
By this time, I assume that you have created your device type and have registered your first device to the Sigfox Network. Way to go!
You may ask, what now? How will I get my device data flowing from the Sigfox Network to my own platform or application?
Here is where Sigfox Callbacks comes in handy. On the following example, we will show you quickly on how you can use Sigfox Callbacks in capturing your device data.
As a pre-requisite for this example, we will be using Pipedream that will be acting as the server endpoint.
From the Pipedream website, create an HTTP API, and get the uniquely generated URL. Like the one below:
Here are the step-by-step guide on how you can quickly integrate using Sigfox Callbacks:
- Login to backend.sigfox.com
- Once logged in, go to Device Type Tab.
- Select a Device Type from the list.
- On the left side navigation tab, click Callbacks.
- On the upper right side of the screen, click New.
- For this example, we will be using a Custom Callback. Select this option.
- To keep it simple, let's test this out with the following configuration.
* Use the uniquely generated URL from Pipedream on the Url Pattern field
- Click OK.
- To test it out, trigger messages from the device and see the data flow from Sigfox to Pipedream as shown in the screenshot below:
I hope you find this helpful! Please let me know your feedback, comment or suggestion by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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