ESP8266 Web Server Tutorial




If you want to learn more about the ESP8266 module, first read my Getting Started Guide for the ESP8266 WiFi Module. In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP8266 that can toggle two LEDs.

ESP8266 Web Server Tutorial




Why flashing your ESP8266 module with NodeMCU?

NodeMCU is a firmware that allows you to program the ESP8266 modules with LUA script. And you’ll find it very similar to the way you program your Arduino. With just a few lines of code you can establish a WiFi connection, control the ESP8266 GPIOs, turning your ESP8266 into a web server and a lot more.

Wiring:

  • RX -> TX
  • TX -> RX
  • CH_PD -> 3.3V
  • GPIO 0 -> GND
  • VCC -> 3.3V
  • GND -> GND

Downloading NodeMCU Flasher for Windows

After wiring your circuit, you have to download the NodeMCU flasher. It’s a .exe file that you can download using one of the following links:

You can click here to find all the information about NodeMCU flasher.

Press the button “Flash” and it should start the flashing process immediately (You might have to change some of the settings  on the Advanced tab). After finishing this process, it should appear a green circle with a check icon.

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