Monthly Archives: March 2017

Why ESP8266 and PlatformIO?

Today, I would like to address a question that I’m often asked: “Why do you not use Arduino Board (e.g. Uno, Nano) instead?“. This is referring to the sensor nodes I’ve deployed around the house. I’ll also describe the toolchain I’m using for development and OTA firmware update. Why not Arduino Uno/Nano/XX? My first sensor […]