Also, we’re writing a guide on “How to Add a New Component to Adafruit IO WipperSnapper” which should be out very soon and cover the process of adding your favorite input, output, or sensor to Adafruit IO WipperSnapper.
Additionally, the Adafruit IO team is upgrading the web-based WipperSnapper firmware uploader to handle installing firmware binaries for multiple types of ESP32/ESP8266 boards, such as our brand new Adafruit ESP32 Feather V2 and additional boards in the future. This functionality is not yet ready for prime-time and is coming soon (we’ll blog when it’s ready)!
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