Windows 10 Internet of Things

 By Paul Winstanley, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Consultant, SCCM Solutions Ltd. He has 20 years’ experience in IT and is a community contributor to Windows Management User Group (WMUG) and blogs at He’s also involved in the Raspberry PI community, teaching kids to code music and runs a Code Club at his children’s local primary school.

Paul has written a great three part series around Windows IoT which includes the likes of Raspberry Pi 2, Visual Studio 2015 and Blinky.

Want to get started with Raspberry PI 2? 

A few weeks ago Windows IoT Insider Preview was released for various low cost hardware types which includes Raspberry Pi2, MinnowBoard MAX, Intel Galileo and Arduino. Paul has created a great step by step guide on how to setup Raspberry PI 2 with your Windows 10 device.

View the how to guide here.

Setting up Visual Studio 2015 for your PC

Continuing from the above article, Paul then moves on to demonstrating how to set up your Windows 10 PC with the tools that will get you developing with the PI.

View the how to guide here.

Making a Light Blink

The third article in the series sees Paul walk through how to upload some code to the PI and make a LED light blink.

View the how to guide here.


Comments (6)

  1. Barry Goodwin says:

    Great article! And a great insight into the world of Pi and IoT 🙂

  2. Chris Carlton says:

    A good read. Given the growth of IoT connected devices and their potential misuse/compromise – a reference to security issues would help raise awareness all round …

  3. Anonymous says:

    Today’s the day, Windows 10 has arrived!

  4. Anonymous says:

    The TechNet UK Blog is 5 years old today and boy it’s been a good 5 years getting to know you all

  5. Anonymous says:

    It gives us great pleasure to welcome the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max.

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