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I am trying to develop an windows form application on Visual Studio to control a home automation system. I am looking into the MQTT protocol to communicate between an application AMD hardware (using the ESP32). My lecturer told me to subscribe to the Google Cloud Platform, which I have. But I don't really understand MQTT fully at the moment and have a couple of questions. Mainly:

  • Is the Google Cloud Platform a broker which I can subscribe and publish to with the application and esp32?
  • Is it possible to do this through Visual Studio?

Any information provided would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Google Cloud Platform is much more than a simple MQTT broker. It is an eco-system with a lot of cloud services.

It has an IoT Core which supports MQTT as connection protocol. There are many resource about how to setup it as a broker. Here is one for example: Steps to Install MQTT Broker on Google Cloud.

As for the other part of the question. Here is a Paho package for C# .Net and WinRT Client.

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