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Blynk: Making Your Own Mobile Platform for ESP8266

In this tutorial, we are going to design a mobile platform that displays DHT data from an ESP8266 using the Blynk smartphone application. Blynk Blynk…

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ESP-NOW: Peer-to-Peer Communication Between ESP boards

Espressif Systems has developed its own wireless protocol for its ESPx series of chips. It boasts a fast wireless connection without needing to connect to…

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MQTT using AdafruitIO and ESP8266

If you’re looking for a lightweight IoT communication protocol, and a server that is completely free that supports it, then sit tight! In this tutorial,…

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Creating an Adafruit IO dashboard using ESP8266

Gone are the days of plain data visualization! In this tutorial, we are going to create a temperature and humidity Adafruit IO dashboard using NodeMCU….

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Automate your Life with IFTTT and ESP8266

If this tutorial is what you’ve been looking for, then that is cool! Sorry, I can’t help myself. In this tutorial, we explore IFTTT functions…

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Using AT commands on the ESP8266

In this tutorial, we are going to explore the pre-installed AT firmware inside the ESP8266. The AT Firmware The AT firmware is a pre-installed software…

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Getting Started with the ESP8266 chip

Are you itching to connect your Arduino projects to the internet? Then this tutorial is perfect for you. In this new series of articles, we…

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Bring Solar Power Into Your Sensor Project

Quite often, we want to place our sensors at locations where we have no access to a power outlet. The obvious solution is to add some solar panels and batteries to your project to make it run 24h / 7 days a week without the need to recharge it.

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Wired Communication Protocols: SPI

For the final part of the wired communication protocols series, we are going to discuss SPI, also known as Serial Peripheral Interface.

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Wired Communication Protocols: I2C

So far we’ve talked about wireless technologies and UART communications. In this tutorial, we will talk about Inter-Integrated Circuits or I2C. I2C I2C (Inter-Integrated Circuits)…