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A Better Way to Build Your Next Project: Software Tools for XBee

Digi International
April 21, 2015
The open source movement and strong maker community has led to the creation of a number platforms that give developers a quick and efficient way to create a proof of concept, prototype, or even a final product. Weve discovered and created quite a few that involve XBee over the last several years so we put some of our favorites in one place for you.connect-devices-to-the-cloud (1)
XBee Java Library
You may remember we released the XBee Java Library earlier this year. This library was created in-house at Digi, so our customers can get to market more quickly with their Java based applications, but we also wanted to share it with the rest of you XBee developers out there. Feel free to make your own contributions! Access the library on Github.
XBee Arduino Library
A few years ago, Andrew Rapp created this extremely useful library for projects involving Arduino and XBee wireless communication. The project supports both Series 1 (802.15.4) and Series 2 (Zigbee) XBee radios. Another fellow XBeeer, Boris, supplemented this library by writing a helpful blog post to help get you startedThe library is available here on Github.
XBee Internet Gateway - XIG
Initially created by Rob Faludi to easily connect XBee to the Internet, the XIG runs on Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers as well as ConnectPort Gateways. If youre looking to integrate your XBee networks with online databases, web pages, social networks, or other online services this is the starting point for your IoT application. The XIG is available for download here.
Rob has also compiled a list of all XBee libraries living out on the Internet including Max MSP and Python. You can view that on Digis Examples site here.

@XBeeWireless and we will add it to the post!