Hello weary cyber-ether traveler! The following is a quick HOW TO that describes how to connect a device to the internet that you can use to control things in the physical world. We will be using a wifi enabled device called the “Adafruit HUZZAH Feather ESP8266” to connect to the internets. Don’t you worry if none of that makes sense to you or you are unfamiliar with some of the lingo and materials. We play nicely with people whom are still learning and in pursuit of knowledge :).
Adafruit Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 WiFi: Feather is the new development board from Adafruit, and like it’s namesake it is thin, light, and lets you fly! We designed Feather to be a new standard for portable microcontroller cores.
This is the Adafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 – our take on an ‘all-in-one’ ESP8226 WiFi development board with built in USB and battery charging. Its an ESP8266 WiFi module with all the extras you need, ready to rock! Read more.