Best tool/product for Beginners/Learners
January 09, 2022

Best tool/product for Beginners/Learners

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Particle

We were exploring creating one IoT product based on the Particle Photon Module. This is one of the best WiFi Modules available in the Market for beginners. It's easy to use and learn the product. It also comes along with the IoT Cloud where you can see and get analytics of different variables and parameters of running MCU.
  • Easy to use IDE and Web Editor.
  • Can Edit code from anywhere.
  • Get Cloud Analytics and values of parameters.
  • For Advanced programs, a bit complicated to programme.
  • Pin Limitations (Photon DevKit).
  • Pricing is high compared to others.
  • Web Editor.
  • Can be connected from everywhere.
  • Battery Powered Compact Design.
  • Sometimes Cloud Analytics fails due to less network.
  • Can't check properly in Cloud Editor it's connected to network or not.
  • It uses more power in WiFi Module.
I have used other IoT Development Modules like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and others. Most of all starter kit doesn't come with WiFi or Cellular built-in. Arduino is a basic module where you have to add WiFi or Cellular manually in it. Raspberry Pi has WiFi but it cannot be used for small or medium use cases, it can be used in advanced and complex systems building and it is costlier.

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We used in mostly all cases in our company. It is best for beginner users and for getting started for IoT Developers. You can give it to any beginner and they can easily learn in just a few minutes. I can say the best product for the starter projects. Everything is just fab!

Particle Feature Ratings

IoT Device Management
Device Security
IoT Data Management
IoT Analytics
IoT Integration