ESP8266 is a Wifi enabled microcontroller on the boom. The rise of Internet of things and the launch of this chip has taken over many other wifi modules which are quiet expensive. There are quiet a number of choice of selecting your esp8266 board. I got a couple of them manufactured by Olimex. I just ‘t started working on this chip, sure there will be more post about this one. At the moment I was able to flash nocemcu lua intertpreter to the chip.
For flashing this chip I used 1. Sparkfun FTDI Basic breakout, wires,Breadboard and ESP8266 module. I connected them like shown below.
Which looks like this 🙂
I downloaded a nocemcu firmware from here and flashed it to the controller.