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The Complete Handbook of AT Commands

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AT commands, short for Attention commands, are a set of instructions used to control modems. These commands originated from the Hayes command set and have become essential for IoT (Internet of Things) devices, especially for managing WiFi modules. They allow users to perform functions such as connecting to a network, sending data, and configuring device settings, making them crucial for IoT applications.

Wi-Fi Integration with ESP8266 module

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The ESP8266 has become an essential component in electronics, offering an affordable and compact means to integrate Wi-Fi connectivity into various projects. This tiny module has attracted a broad spectrum of users all aiming to implement smart home systems, IoT devices, and remote monitoring solutions. With its compact size, low power consumption, and seamless integration with Wi-Fi networks, the ESP8266 empowers innovators to create groundbreaking solutions in the digital age. The ESP8266 offers a user-friendly platform to bring your ideas to life. In this article, we will examine a particular variant of ESP8266 modules, specifically the ESP-01.

ESP8266 Firmware update

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The ESP8266 is a popular Wi-Fi module used in many IoT projects. Keeping its firmware up-to-date ensures you have the latest features, security patches, and bug fixes. Updating the firmware might seem difficult, but it's quite straightforward once you understand the steps involved. In this article, we'll explore how to update the firmware of the ESP8266 module, a crucial task for maintaining optimal performance and security. This update process can be carried out either locally, using a USB connection, or remotely via cloud. We'll examine both methods to provide a comprehensive understanding of how to keep your ESP8266 up-to-date with the latest firmware version.

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Wi-Fi Integration made easy with ESP8266WiFi library

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The ESP8266 is a low-cost Wi-Fi microchip with full TCP/IP stack and microcontroller capability, created by Espressif Systems. It's popular among hobbyists and developers for its affordability and ease of use, making it a go-to choice for various IoT projects. When paired with the ESP8266WiFi library, this tiny module becomes even more powerful, simplifying the process of connecting devices to Wi-Fi networks and enabling a multitude of creative applications.

Raspberry Pi announces the Pico W

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Raspberry Pi has introduced a successor to last year’s Pico, a $4 microcontroller based on the RP2040 chip the company designed itself. The new model is called the Pico W. It’s basically the same hardware, but it adds, as the name suggests, an 802.11n Wi-Fi radio, making it useful for putting together IoT projects and the like. It’s also more expensive than the standard Pico, coming in at $6.