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ESP8266 WeatherStation Color

Yesterday I started playing around with a TFT color display connected to the ESP8266. First I adapted example code to download BMP files to the flash memory, [...]

ESP8266 Peripherals: KY-040 Rotary Encoder

The ESP8266 took the hearts of the IoT and Do-It-Yourself community by storm, due the very attractive price, its internet connectivity and due to the [...]

ESP8266: Offline Debugging with the Platformio Environment

Having tools is great but you also need to know how to use them. Being a native Java speaker using a debugger is a very natural and easy thing. With the [...]

Laser Cutted Case for the WeatherStation

@WaldyWiz designed a wonderful case for the ESP8266 WeatherStation which you can lasercut yourself. Thank you for sharing!Got inspired? Order the development [...]

WeatherStation & 3D Printing: striving for seamless integration

As you might know already I am now a proud owner of a 3D printer, a Printrbot Play. In the last few weeks I have tried to master the printer and I have [...]

3D Printing: My First 3 Weeks with a 3D Printer

After pondering over buying a 3D printer for almost a year I finally had ordered a Printrbot Play at the end of last year and about 3 weeks later it arrived [...]

Printrbot Play: First Impressions & First Prints

Yesterday my Printrbot Play finally arrived after 3 Weeks since I gave the order. After hesitating for a long time I finally made the order on december 31, [...]

ESP8266 Arduino IDE Alternative: Platformio

The Arduino IDE is a good choice for a beginner to get into the world of small embedded devices. Feedback that I got from Weather Station Users indicates that [...]

ESP8266 Products Hitting the Market

Today I discovered a new ESP8266 based product on Banggood which looks quite interesting: the SONOFF (maybe short for switch on/off?) from ITead [...]

3D Printed WeatherStation Case

Dennis van Elteren sent me this wonderful WeatherStation case project. If you want to print this yourself you can download the .stl files from [...]