Introduction: Make Your Own Weather Station
This tutorial teaches users how to use Wboard pro with Nextion touch display to build a weather station. It will be interesting
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Step 1: Need the Data File That You Can Download Here
Step 2: Apply for API_KEY
1 Create an account: https://www.wunderground.com/weather/api/
2 Click the activate link in email sent by wunderground to activate your account and log in.
3 Fill up the information to apply for API_KEY
Step 3: Change the API_KEY in WeatherStation
Step 4: Write AT Firmware to Wbord Pro
Programming process reference tutorial:https://www.itead.cc/blog/esp8266-firmware-update-general-tutorial, they are only different in firmware and programming address. Note: make sure your baudrate is 115200.
Download AT firmware：http://bbs.espressif.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=851
Obtain the programming firmware and corresponding address:
esp_init_data_default.bin 0xfc000 (optional)
blank.bin 0x7e000 & 0xfe000
Step 5: Write Arduino Program to Wbord Pro
Open the program：weatherStation.ino
Wboard pro shortcircuit connect 2- 4 ，1 - 3
Write the program to Wboard pro
Step 6: Upload Firmware to Nextion Display
Open nextion_code/weather.HMI by Nextion Editor, then upload the firmware to Nextion display
Step 7: Reset, Wait for Communication Completed
Default display weather of Sydney