Introduction: Wi-Fi Board ESP8266: NeoPixels, Thermometer, Deep-sleep, AP Webserver Config, EEPROM

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In the attached zip file you can read tutorials about making fun things with the low-cost ESP8266 WiFi board:

  • Wi-Fi module ESP8266 programming from Arduino IDE.

  • Switch ON/OFF light using your mobile phone over Wi-Fi.

  • RGB LED stripe “NeoPixels” + ESP8266 with effects switching from website.

  • Wi-Fi thermometer storing to Internet cloud "ThingsSpeak".

  • Deep-sleep mode for battery-powered Wi-Fi themometer.

  • Advanced thermometer with AP configuration via a website and EEPROM use.

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