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ESP8266 - The Easiest Way to Automate Your Home

Recently I've been looking at a way to quickly build and deploy some wireless sensors to feed data into my home automation system and took a second look at the ESP8266 modules sitting in my parts drawer - these devices seem to be the quickest, cheapest and easiest way to get a remote sensor network up and running. I have had some ESP-01 modules for a while now but haven't had a lot of opportunity to play with them (I've been working on other projects) and it seems that there have been a lot of improvements in the ecosystem since I last looked - a wider range of modules and development environm…

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