Update to the ESP8266 WeatherStation Color Kit

With the last production batch we secretly updated the ESP8266 WeatherStation Color Kit. First change is the increased size of the custom PCB, which now has the same size as the TFT board. We also added holes and two spacers and female headers so that the TFT board and the custom PCB can be easily separated, in case you want to use it for another project. The spacers help to get a very stable setup. .....

ESP8266 and ESP32: Interview with Sergey Lyubka from Mongoose OS

Hi Sergey, thank you so much much for agreeing to this interview! Can you tell us a bit about your role at Mongoose OS? I am a technical cofounder and CTO of a company behind Mongoose OS, and set the  overall technical direction for the project.   For my readers who don’t know Mongoose OS.....

Interview with Espressif’s Ivan Grokhotkov

Are you also curious to learn a bit more what is going on behind the scenes at Espressif, the company manufacturing the ESP8266 and ESP32 chips? My friend Marcel Stör (frightanic.com) and I compiled a list of questions to Ivan Grokhotkov (@i_grr), Director of Software Platforms at Espressif. Ivan is one of the main drivers behind the ESP8266/Arduino proj.....

ESP8266 PlaneSpotter Color

After many hours of work I’m very happy to finally publish all the sources for the ESP8266 PlaneSpotter project. It is not yet really in a V1.0.0 state but I’m sure with the help of the community it will quickly get better. While this post is more a “making-of” you can find build instructions on Github: https://github.com/squix78/esp8266-plane-spotter-color &nbs.....