About Me

I’m Francesco Azzola. I’m an electronic engineer. You can have more information about me looking at Packt or at twitter.

I’m an android enthusiast and I’ve worked for a long time in the mobile development field.

I’ve created a blog called www.survivingwithandroid.com where I write posts about coding IoT ecosystem.

I’ve gained a proven experience in IoT developing several Internet of Things projects. I’m the author of IoT books and guides:

Android Things projects

Develop smart Internet of things projects using Android Things.

Author: Francesco Azzola

Printed: 213 pages

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Release date: June 2017

Language: English

Book Overview:

  • Learn how to install and configure Android Things
  • Learn how to use GPIO, PWM
  • Learn how to develop Android Things drivers
  • Build IoT projects as Spycam, Weather station, Remote LEDs controller
  • Learn how to integrate Android Things with Arduino, ESP 8266 etc.
  • Discover how to use Android Things in IoT architecture
  • M2M patterns with Android Things (MQTT and more)
  • Integrate Android Things with Android developing companion apps

Buy it at Amazon or at Packt

Android UI Design Basics Tutorial

Author: Francesco Azzola

Publisher: Exelixis Media P.C

Release date: 2015

Language: English

Book Overview:

  • Android UI Overview
  • Discover how to use Views
  • Layout, Fragments, and Groups
  • How to use multimedia in Android
  • Themes and styles
  • Full working app

Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints

Develop interactive IoT projects using Arduino

I’m the technical reviewer of this book.

Author: Pradeeka Seneviratne

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Release date: October 2015

Language: English

Book Overview:

  • Internet controlled switch
  • Wifi signal monitoring system
  • Arduino security with camera
  • Solar panel
  • GPS location
  • How to use tweet with Arduino
  • IR with Arduino

IoT: Applications, Protocols, and Best Practices

I’m the contributor to this guide

The Internet of Things: Connecting Devices and Data

My other works:

Javacodegeeks Accademy


Java.net articles

Java e SMS

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I’ve gained:

  • SCEA certified (Sun Certified Enterprise Architect)
  • SCJP
  • Prince 2 certified (Foundation)
  • VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV)

Email me: [email protected]

I’m MVB (Most Value Blogger) @ DZone.