Webroots 1: OTA updating and Interrupts

In this series of tutorials, we will utilize the wifi-capabilities of the ESP8266 chip and talk to the internet. We will first enable the OTA ability of our ESP8266 chip for future convenience. Plugging and unplugging the ESP8266 can be a hassle especially if you want to use it with…

Lightbeans Part 2, Sensors and Libraries

Often when we build devices we want them to react to the external environment. This means we have to implement some sort of sensor to detect the changes. In this case we'll build a simple light detector. To understand this circuit you will need a little electronics background. We like…