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Arduino External Editor

This is an external editor for the Arduino IDE. You will still use the Arduino IDE to select boards files, upload, and connect with the serial monitor. The only thing this does is makes it easier to write the code for Arduino.

DIY WIFI Arduino ESP8266 Advent Calendar

My wife and I bought an advent calendar from Amazon. We decorated it. It did the trick. But, it wasn’t high tech enough. I had a goal to change that, and this is what I came up with. The whole thing is powered by an ESP8266 (D1 Mini) and neopixel…

Handle millis() Overflow (Rollover) in Arduino

When working with Arduino, there are many times where you want to do something after a set time. The best way to do this is to determine how long it has been since a set time using the millis() function. However, this poses a problem. Millis returns the number of…

ESP8266 Arduino Reset Program Circuit

It is possible to setup a circuit that automatically resets and programs the ESP8266 with Arduino. This is a little tricky due to how the ESP8266 is programmed conflicting with the way that the Arduino serial port works. On the official documentation for and Arduino ESP8266 project, they present the…