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00 Setting up enviroment

Considering you are using Arduino IDE. You can add the ESP8266 support by taking following steps:-

  • Start Arduino and open Preferences window.

  • Enter into Additional Board Manager URLs field. You can add multiple URLs, separating them with commas.

  • Open Boards Manager from Tools > Board menu and find esp8266 platform.

  • Select the version you need from a drop-down box.

  • Click install button.

  • Don’t forget to select your ESP8266 board from Tools > Board menu after installation.

Additional Board Manager URLs field