After testing the basic Wi-Fi connectivity options of the ESP8266 it is now time to explore some of the more interesting features of the chip. In the sketch below the NodeMCU development board creates a Wi-Fi access point and starts a web-server. A …

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ESP8266 WiFi Access Point

In the following examples, I will be using the NodeMCU development board and will program it with the Arduino software. Hopefully you have already set-up your ESP8266 development environment and were able to load the blink sketch. If not please follow …

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I have recently started exploring an ESP8266 based development board I had sitting around. There is a growing number of firmware and development tools for the board, but as I am familiar with the Arduino IDE and syntax, I decided …

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In previous posts I covered the steps on programming ATtiny85 and ATtiny84 chips using an Arduino Uno as programmer and the Arduino IDE Software with two different  “libraries”.  At that time the process of adding new boards to the Arduino IDE …

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Rapberry Pi 2

This post will cover the steps necessary to set-up remote access to the Raspberry Pi terminal and graphical desktop environment from a Windows, or Linux PC. I do not have a Mac, but the steps should be very simillar. In some posts this …

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