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ThingsBoard Documentation

The ThingsBoard documentation can help you set up ThingsBoard, learn about the platform and get your IoT projects running on ThingsBoard.

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Community Edition Features

  • Attributes - platform ability to assign custom key-value attributes to your entities (e.g configuration, data processing, visualization parameters).
  • Telemetry - API for collection of time-series data and related use cases.
  • Entities and relations - platform ability to model physical world objects (e.g. devices and assets) and relations between them.
  • Data visualization - covers data visualization capabilities: Widgets, Dashboards, Dashboard states.
  • Rule engine - covers data processing & actions on incoming telemetry and events.
  • RPC - API and widgets to push commands from your apps and dashboards to devices and vice versa.
  • Audit log - tracking of user activity and API calls usage.
  • API Limits - controlling API usage, by limiting number of requests from single host during single time unit.
  • Advanced filters - filters over entity fields, attributes and latest telemetry.


Contains description of available device authentication options.


Contains a list of hardware platform specific samples.


Contains a list of device connectivity and server-side platform specific API.

Video Tutorials

The ThingsBoard Youtube channel contains useful video tutorials that cover various platform features.