Simplified Walkthrough to Get Up & Running with Adafruit Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 WiFi
We think it’s great when customers take it upon themselves to write their own version of a walkthrough for getting Adafruit product up and running. Here is blogger ImagineN4tion’s take on the HUZZAH Feather ESP8266.
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 :).
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