This tutorial is about the NodeMCU ESP8266 and the Arduino IDE.

This is an almost never seen on the web, tutorials without any ads… I hate tutorials written or stolen solely for profit!

The ESP8266

I’m using the Laqiya New Version NodeMCU LUA WiFi Internet CP2102 ESP12E ESP8266 Development board from Amazon. Click on the image for a larger version.

Figure 1. The Pinout

The following tutorials will progress from the simplest thing I can come up with to more advanced. But if your like me you need to understand the basic foundation first.

The first tutorial will show how to create a super basic Web Server.