ESP8266

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 [...]

Weather Station in an Old Nokia Phone

Today I got a wonderful email from Jens Lochm├╝ller from Germany which shows that necessity is truly the mother of invention. He wanted to build a case for [...]

ESP8266 Weather Station: World Clock Demo

Just in time for the beginning of the new year I added a demo for the WeatherStation which displays various world times together with a pretty icon. Just [...]

ESP8266 Weather Station: Measuring Inside and Outside Temperature – Part 1

The code you get with the WeatherStation (https://github.com/squix78/esp8266-weather-station) is meant as a starting point for beginners and enthusiasts [...]

ESP8266 WeatherStation with a Magic Mirror

Just had a little time to test my latest idea. I took an IKEA picture frame, mirrored car tint and the Weather station, put everything together and it works! [...]

ESP8266 Weather Station: New Version Released

While I have a few days off I found some time to finally get a consistent set of libraries for the WeatherStation together and fix a few things. Here is a [...]

ESP8266 Oled Display library: How to customize fonts

Many people were asking me to publish the code that creates the font files used in the SSD1306 OLED library. Well, I was hesitating since the code was a bit [...]

ESP8266 Project Preview: FairyBox – The Kid & Parent Friendly Wifi Controllable MP3 Player

This is a quick preview of my next ESP8266 project in the pipeline: The FairyBox. Planned features: (Planned) Features Simple song selection with big [...]