Trying to wet my feet with micro-controllers I just started to play around with the ESP8266 which I find much more sexy than any Arduino that I’ve seen so far. Most probably because of the visual experience – I’m a visual guy when it comes to tech after all. ;-)

I’m also trying to start doing write-ups of my progress. I always wanted to do that but newer really got myself to actually do it. So here it is: My first post about my adventures in the world of micro-controllers.

The micro-controller I chose for prototyping is a MOD-WIFI-ESP8266-DEV from Olimex. First of all it is breadboard friendly. Secondly it exposes all of the chip’s pins and has 2MiB of flash memory which should be enough to house even more sophisticated projects. (Which I can’t judge yet because of lack of experience but I go with the rule of thumb that more usually is better.)

ESP8266

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