Starting with MQTT

Gepost 2019/08/27

Mosquitto MQTT on the PC


Step 0ne:
I have installed Mosquitto MQTT (version 1.6.4) in H:/program files/Mosquitto.
And perform the basic tests.
In the Mosquitto map there are 3 files:

  1. Mosquitto: the broker
  2. Mosquitto_pub: example of a publisher (sender of information about a topic)
  3. Mosquitto_subexample of a subscriber (receiver of information about a topic)
With starting 3 or more Commandline boxes on the PC and following the in the basic test I was able to see how MQTT is working.

Note: The Mosquitto_rr (combination of publisher and subscriber)  was not available after the installation.
I am still searching for this one.

Playing with the parameters, with the WPS script it is easier to change the parameters.

Windows Power Shell script to start up the 3 command windows (update 30-08-2019):


cd "H:\Program Files\mosquitto"
#start-Process "cmd.exe" -ArgumentList "/K", "`"H:\Program Files\mosquitto\mosquitto.exe`"", " -c ", "mosquittoCvL.conf"," -v "
#Start-Process "cmd.exe" -ArgumentList "/K", "`"H:\Program Files\mosquitto\mosquitto_sub.exe`"",  "-v -t test "
#Start-Process "cmd.exe" -ArgumentList "/K", "`"H:\Program Files\mosquitto\mosquitto_pub.exe`"",  "-t test -m 'helloWorld' ", " --repeat ",  "4", " --repeat-delay 1 "
# put this on the command line for a next message "H:\Program Files\mosquitto\mosquitto_pub.exe"  -t 'test/topic' -m 'helloWorld'


Step two:

The Mosquitto broker has also support for websockets. So it will be possible to make use of a browser the receive and send information.
Ltes find out how this is working.

First I need to modify the configuration file:


 Fnd a HTML-jScript example that can be used as MQTT client.
I am using, there you will find jScript suppot (paho.javascript-1.0.3 library)  for MQTT web sockets. 

When executing the html file as locale there is a problem with MS-Edge.
Microsoft Edge is not usable for the  PaBo   bacause it is blocking something. I am using CHrome now




Step three

Writing my own client

Step four:
Creating a SLI for the fischertechnik TXT, this to add MQTT functionality as RoboPro elements to RoboPro