The Bluetooth® developer community is consistently breaking new barriers and repeatedly pushing the limits of wireless connectivity. To support and encourage this spirit of innovation, each year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) releases new developer resources. For your coding convenience, we’ve assembled a list of the five most important developer resources to arrive online in 2019.

Bluetooth Mesh Models: A Technical Overview

In this detailed technical paper, Bluetooth® Developer Relations Manager Martin Woolley provides a guided tour of the Bluetooth Mesh models, taking an in-depth look at the building blocks critical to Bluetooth Mesh interoperability.

Bluetooth Direction Finding: A Technical Overview

This comprehensive overview examines the new direction finding feature included in the latest version of the Bluetooth® Core Specification. Learn the details behind how two new Bluetooth direction finding methods can enable location services solutions that support high-accuracy direction finding.

Bluetooth LE Security Study Guide

This self-study education resource provides a better understanding of the security features that Bluetooth® LE possesses and see how they work. Also, gain hands-on experience writing code which exploits some of the most important Bluetooth LE security features.

How to Make Wearables Bluetooth Mesh Provisioners

In this step-by-step study guide, learn how to build an app on a smartwatch that can provision, configure, and control a Bluetooth® Mesh network. This study guide also introduces you to the most fundamental Bluetooth Mesh technical concepts and helps you learn about the mesh proxy node and proxy protocol in detail.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Beacons

This recently updated self-study guide looks at the theory and practice of developing Bluetooth® beacons and integrating them into existing products and applications, and new updates outline how to implement Swift on an iOS platform.

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Bluetooth Low Energy Fundamentals

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How to Build an Auracast Assistant

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How to Build an Auracast Transmitter

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Bluetooth Developer Journey

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Generic Health Sensor Design and Implementation Guide

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The Latest in HADM with Bluetooth LE

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Mr. Beacon Podcast: Snapdragon Sound with Mike Canevaro

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The Bluetooth® Low Energy Primer

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Bluetooth® Technology for Linux Developers

Learn how to use the interprocess communication system D-Bus and the BlueZ APIs to create Bluetooth applications for Linux computers.

Designing and Developing Bluetooth® Internet Gateways

Learn about Bluetooth® internet gateways, how to make them secure and scalable, and design and implement your own...

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