Hacking the ESP8266 Module

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Hackaday has a great article about efforts to hack the ES8266 Serial Wifi board that's making news in the maker community lately.
Some diligent peeps over at esp8266.com have managed to get gcc compiling for the Tensilica Xtensa LX3 microcontroller utilized on the board.


Youtuber "CNLohr", even managed to run a Minecraft server on it, hat's off to you, sir!
 

WiFi Serial Transceiver Module w/ ESP8266, ESP-01 edition

$6.95

This is WiFi serial transceiver module, based on ESP8266 SoC.

The SOC has Integrated TCP/IP protocol stack

Please note:This module is probably not for beginners, it's English documentation is sparse. Consider this product it a challenge/adventure. The price is great, but please do not buy this unless you are prepared to do some sleuthing to get it up and running. If you do manage to do something really cool with it let Anibit or Seeed know about it!

Price: $6.95

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