The Internet of Things means the connection between a digital device and the virtual world. This means that an IoT developer should be familiar with the hardware nature of a device before creating its software. Therefore, having knowledge of hardware is as important as the knowledge of the software application of the device.
IoT is all about the interrelation where networking is the most crucial thing. This is what, which allows the devices to communicate with the other device via cloud technology, application and services. Being an IoT developer you should have the basic knowledge of management and network design as well as the command over the standards and protocols used in the networking.
Application Design & Development
Before designing and developing the IoT application you have to keep one thing in mind i.e. the portals like mobile applications and websites are user-centric. Therefore, before creating your application you should have the keen understanding of UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience).