There are many articles on iBeacons and Eddystone that obscure or confuse what beacons actually are due to over emphasis of the business benefits or description of proprietary server side CMS features.
I have recently written several new articles for beaconzone.co.uk. The articles explain what beacons are, ways they can be used and pragmatic tips how to set them up based on past experience…
What are Beacons?
Ways to Use Beacons
iOS and Android Apps
Choosing UUID, Major, Minor and Eddystone-UID For Beacons
Choosing an Advertising Interval
Choosing the Transmitted Power
Determining Location Using Bluetooth Beacons