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Zephyr™ Project at the OpenIOT Summit Europe

By Gajinder Vij

Introducing JavaScript* Runtime for Zephyr™ OS

By Geoff Gustafson, Intel Corporation

JavaScript* is one of the most widely used programming languages today, and in recent years has jumped from its origins on desktop web browsers to servers with Node.js*. But it can also be useful in the smallest devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) with the JavaScript Runtime for Zephyr™ OS (ZJS) environment. ZJS is based on JerryScript (a lightweight JavaScript engine) and the Zephyr real-time operating system (RTOS). The ZJS project provides a subset of Node.js APIs and JavaScript APIs that employ sensors, actuators, and communications, as well as the tools to build applications with them. The ZJS environment is easy to learn and great for rapid prototyping, especially for developers who have existing JavaScript skills.

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