An emerging popular WiFi shield ESP8266


#1

It would be cool to see this shield supported:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ESP8266-ESP-12E-UART-WIFI-Wireless-Shield-for-Arduino-UNO-R3-/381687598871?hash=item58de5a8f17:g:7cgAAOSwepJXYSYT


#2

It is supported, just not officially.

Follow my HowTo…


#3

I think he means using it as a shield for the Arduino, which I believe is being worked on right now.


#4

The Blynk library supports it. Don’t know if Cayenne does as I’ve not tried it myself.

It may be as simple as using this line instead in your arduino sketch:

#include “BlynkSimpleShieldEsp8266_HardSer.h”

Craig


#5

Do a quick search in this community for esp8266


#6

Bumping this old thread to share that we’ve just provided support in our MQTT Arduino library for using ESP8266 as a shield :slight_smile: We’ve done basic testing and works well. Give it a try for your project and let us know how it works out for you !

Here is the updated library on our github:

and the code can be found here: