Web2Compile-CoT: A Web IDE for the Cloud of Things

  • Claudio M. de Farias
  • Paulo G. S. M. Júnior
  • Marina V. Pereira
  • Italo C. Brito
  • Igor L. dos Santos
  • Luci Pirmez
  • Flávia C. Delicato
  • Luiz F. R. C. Carmo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9258)


This paper presents Web2Compile-CoT, a WebIDE for developing Cloud of Things (CoT) applications. The Web2Compile-CoT was built grounded on the paradigms of integrated development environments, based on web technology, and cloud computing. So it provides to the scientific community (students and researchers) an ubiquitous development environment that does not demand any configuration or download of applications to work properly, but requiring only updated Internet browsers. Web2compile-CoT works with Contiki and TinyOS sensor operating systems, and it is able to interact with IoT-lab, a sensor testbed for CoT applications. We evaluated Web2Compile-CoT in terms of System efficiency and effectiveness. With Web2Compile-CoT we can reduce the average time for development of an application in classrooms from four hours to 30 min. In addition, due to IoT-lab integration, Web2Compile-CoT supports classrooms with more than 50 students executing experiments simultaneously.


WebIDE Testbeds Wireless sensor networks Internet of things Cloud of things 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio M. de Farias
    • 1
  • Paulo G. S. M. Júnior
    • 1
  • Marina V. Pereira
    • 1
  • Italo C. Brito
    • 3
  • Igor L. dos Santos
    • 1
  • Luci Pirmez
    • 1
  • Flávia C. Delicato
    • 1
  • Luiz F. R. C. Carmo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Programa de Pós-Graduação em InformáticaUniversidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto Nacional de MetrologiaNormalização e Qualidade IndustrialDuque de CaxiasBrazil
  3. 3.Colégio Pedro IIRio de JaneiroBrazil

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