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Raspberry Pi Web Server using Flask to Control GPIOs

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that can toggle two LEDs. You can replace those LEDs with any output (like a relay or a transistor). In order to create the web server you will be using a Python microframework called Flask.

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ESP8266 Web Server with Arduino IDE

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If you want to learn more about the ESP8266 module, first read my Getting Started Guide for the ESP8266 WiFi Module. In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP8266 that can toggle two LEDs.

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ESP8266 Troubleshooting Guide

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The ESP8266 has a few common issues, specially when you are trying to flash a new firmware or uploading scripts. This is a companion guide to the Home Automation using ESP8266 and Password Protected Web Server eBooks. Here’s a compilation with some of the most common problems with the ESP8266 and how to fix them.

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ESP8266 – Wireless Weather Station with Data Logging to Excel

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This project is a collaboration between Yves Arbour and Rui Santos. In this project we are going to establish a wireless communication between two ESPs and send data from three sensors to an Excel spreadsheet. This tutorial shows a wireless weather station with data logging that you can implement in your home.

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ESP8266 ADC – Reading Analog Values with NodeMCU

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Both ESP-12E and ESP-07 have an ADC pin that is easily accessible. This means that those ESP boards can read analog values from components, such as, temperature sensors, potentiometers, light sensors, etc.

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Sending Data From an Arduino to the ESP8266 via Serial

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In this tutorial you’re going to learn how to send data from an Arduino to the ESP8266 via serial communication.

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ESP8266 Remote Controlled Sockets

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In this project your’re going to build a web server with an ESP8266 that can control remotely any sockets (safely!).

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How to Install the ESP8266 Board in Arduino IDE

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There are a variety of development environments that can be used to program the ESP8266. The ESP8266 community created an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows you to program the ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language.

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How to Make Two ESP8266 Talk

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In this project you’re going to make two ESP8266 talk with each other.

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Password Protected Web Server Accessible from Anywhere using ESP8266 and Arduino IDE

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This eBook is a Random Nerd Tutorials Premium Project designed to help you get started with this amazing $4 WiFi module called ESP8266 and build a cool project. If you’re new to the world of ESP8266, this project is the perfect way to get started! If you had already used the ESP8266 before, I’m sure you’ll also learn […]

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How to Control Your ESP8266 From Anywhere in the World

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Hey there, The most common questions I get about the ESP8266 WiFi Modules are: “Is it possible to control my ESP8266 from anywhere in the world?” and “How can I control my ESP8266 from anywhere?”.

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Download Home Automation Using ESP8266 (2nd Edition)

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Home Automation Using ESP8266 (2nd Edition) is my step-by-step guide designed to help you get started with this amazing $4 WiFi module called ESP8266. If you’re new to the world of ESP8266, this course is perfect for you! If you already used the ESP8266 before, I’m sure you’ll also learn something new. This course contains the […]

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7 Weekend Projects/Tutorials For the ESP8266 WiFi Module

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Rui here, I’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback on the ESP8266 tutorial series. Unfortunately I’ve been really busy to post new tutorials.

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Retrieving Bitcoin Price Using ESP8266 WiFi Module

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In this project you’re going to create a simple HTTP client with an ESP8266 WiFi module. Having your ESP8266 connected to your network, it requests the current Bitcoin price. This is an example on how to  retrieve data from the web.

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