Albert David writes, “This blog explains how to use ESP-12F module without the need of a base board but with minimal set of components.” See the full post on his blog.
Erich Styger from MCU on Eclipse writes, “In this article I show the basic steps to get MQTT running on the NXP FRDM-K64F board using MCUXpresso IDE, lwip and MQTT. lwip ois a small and open source TCP/IP stack which is widely used. To keep things very simple in this first post, I’m using it in […]
Baoshi wrote a MQTT client for Espressif’s RTOS SDK: If you search MQTT and ESP8266 on the intraweb, most likely all hits can be traced back to the great work done by TuanPM. However Tuan’s code is based on Espressif’s NON-OS SDK. There has been some great debates about embedded programming with-or-without an OS. To […]
Peter Scargill writes: I wrote a while ago about using web sockets as against something like NETIO for controlling the home – most folk liked the article but I think part of it was a little complicated – and at the time I’d not really thought it out to make it as simple as possible. […]
Steve’s latest DirtyPCBs project, a wireless MQTT battery monitor: This board uses an ESP8266 (ESP12), a Texas Instruments INA226 I2C voltage and current monitor, and a Texas Instruments LMR12010X buck converter. This board is designed to wirelessly monitor 12 volt batteries and power supplies using an external current shunt resistor. The voltage across the shunt […]
Peter Scargill writes: If you’ve read my early blogs you’ll know I do a lot of work with a pal of mine, Aidan Ruff. We had an R&D company for years and one of our products was a home control system which was plastered all over the UK tech press at the time and loads […]
Peter Scargill has written an article ‘the world of MQTT on ESP8266: The obvious choice was a local copy of MOSQUITTO – the free package designed, apparently by Roger Light. A simple DOS application which can also act as a service. Marvellous. Now I needed to put the code into the ESP8266 – that worked – […]