ESP8266 with web update: NodeLua, a like ESP8266 firmware

The ESP8266 chip is really something: cheap and with its Wifi interface capable for Internet-of-Things tasks. You can get boards on Aliexpress for as little [...]

ESP8266: a good power supply is essential

While playing with the ESP8266-ESP01 board I had a lot of problems with random reboots. I had used the 3.3V power supply of my Seeeduino and apparently it [...]

ESP8266: Internet connected baby nightlight for less than $10

A while ago a wanted to build one of those nightlights for my daughter that tell her when to sleep and when to call for the parents: an orange light behind [...]

ESP8266: trying out frankenstein firmware

I just gotten into the mood of trying out firmwares for the ESP8266. There is one that behaves similar to a busybox command line tool. Download the binary [...]

ESP8266: flashing the lua firmware and running some code

After you setup your ESP8266 module as described here you can go on and write Arduino code that talks to the ESP8266 or even flash new firmware directly [...]

ESP8266: Using a seeeduino to talk to the ESP8266 module directly

I recently received two of these shiny new Wifi modules from China and had to test them out. In many posts around the web they say you should use a [...]