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Arduino MKR1000 source code to make an authenticated request to our Laravel API
#include <SPI.h>
#include <WiFi101.h>
char ssid[] = "myNetwork"; // your network SSID (name)
char pass[] = "myPassword"; // your network password
int keyIndex = 0; // your network key Index number (needed only for WEP)
int status = WL_IDLE_STATUS;
const char server[] = ""; // name address for Google (using DNS)
const String api_route = "/api/protected-route"; // our api route
// get this from the api auth flow
const String access_token = "your-token-here";
// Initialize the Ethernet client library
// with the IP address and port of the server
// that you want to connect to (port 80 is default for HTTP):
WiFiClient client;
void setup() {
//Initialize serial and wait for port to open:
while (!Serial) {
; // wait for serial port to connect. Needed for native USB port only
// check for the presence of the shield:
if (WiFi.status() == WL_NO_SHIELD) {
Serial.println("WiFi shield not present");
// don't continue:
while (true);
// attempt to connect to WiFi network:
while (status != WL_CONNECTED) {
Serial.print("Attempting to connect to SSID: ");
// Connect to WPA/WPA2 network. Change this line if using open or WEP network:
status = WiFi.begin(ssid, pass);
// wait 10 seconds for connection:
Serial.println("Connected to wifi");
Serial.println("\nStarting connection to server...");
// if you get a connection, report back via serial:
if (client.connect(server, 80)) {
Serial.println("connected to server");
// Make a HTTP request:
client.println("GET " + api_route + " HTTP/1.1");
client.println("Host: " + String(server));
client.println("Authorization: Bearer " + access_token);
client.println("Connection: close");
void loop() {
// if there are incoming bytes available
// from the server, read them and print them:
while (client.available()) {
char c =;
// if the server's disconnected, stop the client:
if (!client.connected()) {
Serial.println("disconnecting from server.");
// do nothing forevermore:
while (true);
void printWiFiStatus() {
// print the SSID of the network you're attached to:
Serial.print("SSID: ");
// print your WiFi shield's IP address:
IPAddress ip = WiFi.localIP();
Serial.print("IP Address: ");
// print the received signal strength:
long rssi = WiFi.RSSI();
Serial.print("signal strength (RSSI):");
Serial.println(" dBm");
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