A basic NodeMCU and Simba OS example

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Ok, I had heard of Simba OS but hadn’t managed to try it, as quoted “2Simba is an RTOS and build framework. It aims to make embedded programming easy and portable”

I found a Node MCU board to play about with, so lets crack on.

Install it

Install Simba […]

Blink an LED with NodeMCU

In this example we simple flash an LED connected to a nodemcu (esp8266) board. We will use lua for this example.

You will need a NodeMCU board, an led and a resistor, some connecting wire and if you are using components a breadboard makes life easier, I use combined LEDs and resistors on small modules […]

NodeMCU board and Arduino development

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The is a microcontroller from Chinese manufacturer Espressif that includes Wi-Fi capability.

Setup Arduino

Starting with 1.6.4, Arduino allows installation of third-party platform packages using Boards Manager. We have packages available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux (32 and 64 bit).

Install Arduino 1.6.5 from the Arduino website. Start […]