Functionalities of the ESP8266

The first thing we will tackle is the functionality of the ESP8266. We will look at the features and functions of the ESP8266, and learn about all the available GPIO pins and how we can use them to read and write digital signals.


The ESP8266 chip provides a self-contained, standalone Wi-Fi networking solution that allows you to host applications and to provide a Wi-Fi network that you can use to transfer data and instructions in your projects.

In normal use, the ESP8266 boots up directly from an external flash memory. It also has a cache that improves the performance of the system and reduces the amount of memory needed during operation.

The ESP8266 can also be used as a Wi-Fi adapter. In this case, the chip ...

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