Outgrew the Arduino IDE…How to setup Eclipse/Arduino/ESP8266

So I finally outgrew the Arduino IDE.  To be frank I outgrew it a few years ago and finally decided to try my favorite Eclipse with the Arduino plugin.  I also wanted to program the ESP8266 under Eclipse with Arduino also.  After many hours, installing and uninstalling four versions of Arduino, I eventually got it… Read More Outgrew the Arduino IDE…How to setup Eclipse/Arduino/ESP8266

Cutting the cord EPG – ESP8266 Memory allocation overhead (Part 6.5)

Thought I would let people know about an experience I had with memory allocation on the ESP8266.  Below is a post I made to the ESP8266 forum.  Link to the original post is here. Hi, I have been writing a sketch that performs a SOAP web service request and returns data….lots of text data that… Read More Cutting the cord EPG – ESP8266 Memory allocation overhead (Part 6.5)

Cutting the cord EPG – Getting the SSD1306/SH1106 OLED working with ESP8266 (part 4)

As you can see I got the OLED display working. Now that I have the board working…at least with the blink test.  Time to do something more adventurous.  I have an 1.3″ SSD1306 OLED that I want to connect to prove out that the SPI from the HUZZAH board works and that the SPI library… Read More Cutting the cord EPG – Getting the SSD1306/SH1106 OLED working with ESP8266 (part 4)