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, and boy, this display has some nice intense colors! To get an idea how a color version of the Weatherstation would look like I got a little creative and designed a image mockup and uploaded it to the [...]

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Sending XMPP messages from Google App Engine with html

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New Layout

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A word about Feederator…

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Feederator Beta out!

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