In this project you’re going to post a Tweet with an ESP8266. The goal of this project is to show the endless possibilities that this $4 WiFi module offers when integrates with a free platform that I’m about to show you.
In order to accomplish this task you have to sign up for one free service called IFTTT which stands for “If This Then That”.
IFTTT is a platform that gives you creative control over dozens of products and apps.
You can make apps work together. For example when you send a request to IFTTT, it triggers a recipe that sends you an email alert.
Before continue reading this project, please complete the following tutorials:
If you like the ESP and you want to do more projects you can read my eBook Home Automation using ESP8266 here. Let’s get started!
Creating Your IFTTT Account
Creating an account on IFTTT is free!
Go the official site: https://ifttt.com/ and click the “Sign Up” button in the middle of the page.
Complete the form with your personal information (see Figure below) and create your account.
For More Detaails: Posting a Tweet with the ESP8266