Build Apps

These topics contain info to understand Legato basics, reference API details and available tools:

Section Description
Concepts Legato basic concepts
API Guides Service and C Library API reference
Tools Target, Host, and Build tools' info
WiFi Plugin WiFi Service plugin


Legato is an open source embedded platform built on Linux designed to simplify embedded IoT development.

Legato has everything you need to connect the IoT fast:

  • Programming language APIs -- dev tools and APIs to easily write software components and specify how apps will use them.
  • Target runtime environment -- set of daemon processes cooperatively implement execution sandboxes, secure IPC, fault monitoring.
  • Development and build tools -- target, host, and build tools to create apps ready for deployment to your devices.
  • Documentation and automated tests -- a raft of docs and automated tests ready to use.