PROGRAMMING ESP/NODEMCU WITH ARDUINO IDE

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Hello everyone, Today I will be showing how to add ESP8266 support package to Arduino IDE. and program the same using Ardunio IDE.

Step 1: THINGS YOU NEED

Hardware

Software

Step 2: VIDEO TUTORIAL 

Step 3: LET'S  GET STARTED

Firstly you will need Arduino IDE to be installed in your system. If you don't have it download the latest version from here

Once IDE is installed open it

  • FILE > PREFERENCES
  • Enter the below link in the Additional Boards Manager and press OK.
http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266c...

  • Now open Boards Manager
Tools > Board > Boards Manager .Search for ESP8266 and install it

Once the installation is completed you are ready to program esp8266 with Arduino IDE.
You can see a new list of boards added to boars section of your IDE. Now test the IDE by uploading an example sketch from examples Goto Example > ESP8266 > Blink. Select the corresponding board from the list Here I have used ESP8266 NodeMCU and if you are using other boards/ wifi module. Then select your corresponding boards from the list. NodeMCU has 2 inbuilt LED on it one connected pin 2 and other to pin 16

Here is the pin mapping of NodeMCU

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