Glossary Term:
Constrained Application Protocol

Based on the popular REST model, CoAP is a specialized web transfer protocol for use with constrained nodes and constrained networks (e.g., low-power, lossy) in the IoT. CoAP was developed as an Internet Standards Document, RFC 7252. Californium is one significant Java-based implementation of CoAP, and implementations exist in multiple languages such as node.js, C#, Python and more.

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