Add Thing Properties

Properties define the attributes that should be expected for a given entity in the real world.

  1. Click the Arduino Thing to add Properties.
    The Details tab appears, which includes Overview, Properties, Actions, and Events.
  2. Add a new Property by clicking the plus icon in the Properties section.

    Figure 1. New Property creation
    The New Property dialog opens.
  3. Set the following:
    1. Property Key as led_blink
    2. Type as String
    3. Optional Descriptors as Status of the on-board led

    Figure 2.
  4. Add another Property named blink_count using the information shown below:

    Figure 3. blink_count Property
  5. Add a third Property named delay using the information shown below:

    Figure 4. delay Property