ESP8266 is the most popular WiFi board from Espressif. It’s a perfect board for getting started with your IoT related projects. We have a huge community of techies who already made a lot projects with this board so making project with this will become much easier as you can get help from a lot of people.
You can buy ESP8266 12e development board from Amazon by clicking here –>ESP8266 NodeMcu WiFi Development Board
You can view and download the Datasheet of this WiFi module form here
Pin diagram of this module according to the development board is shown in the fig below.
PIN MAPPING WITH ARDUINO
You will frequently need this pin mapping if your are programming this module using Arduino IDE. This is the pin mapping which you need to use in your Arduino Code.
GETTING STARTED VIDEOS
This is the tutorial video my me Sachin Soni. I have given everything to get started with this amazing board. Still if you need any help, mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I have made a tutorial series for ESP8266 in which I have explained all the examples available in the Arduino IDE. Watch out this intro video of the series to know more.
PROJECTS USING THIS
1) FETCHING DATA FROM ANY WEBSITE USING THINGSPEAK.COM
2) CONTROLLING APPLIANCES THROUGH INTERNET VIA MQTT
3) MAKING OUR OWN PERSONAL ASSISTANT LIKE SIRI,ALEXA ETC. USING ESP8266 12E BOARD
4) OVER THE AIR PROGRAMMING USING ESP8266 12E BOARD
5) DIY IOT BUTTON (AMAZON DASH BUTTON)
6) DIY SMART KEYCHAIN (WIFI KEYCHAIN) USING ESP8266 12E BOARD