Sending Email from ESP8266 - Practical Implementation

Sending E-mail from ESP8266 – IoT Project

The scope of the IoT applications is growing from controlling appliances to monitoring devices (like sensors) and sending e-mails. So here I am writing an article on Sending Email from ESP8266 and it will be a step forward in the IoT Implementation. Components RequiredESP8266 Breadboard USB CableSoftware SMTP Server Setup In order to send e-mail from ESP8266 Module, we need to use the SMTP protocol. Hence, an SMTP Server is required to send the e-mails and the ESP8266 will act as an SMTP Client. So, I [...]

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Updating Sensor Data to Google Spreadsheet using ESP8266 - Circuit Diagram

Updating Sensor Data to Google Spreadsheet using ESP8266 – IoT Project

In IoT applications, the monitored sensor data needs to be recorded. This data logging is important for data analytics. So in this tutorial, we will record the sensor captured data in a Google spreadsheet. Components RequiredESP8266 10KΩ Potentiometer Breadboard USB Cable Connecting WiresHardware Circuit Diagram Updating Sensor Data to Google Spreadsheet using ESP8266 – Circuit Diagram Software Google Spreadsheet CreationLogin to your Gmail account and open Google Drive. Create a new folder, name it and open the folder. Inside the folder right click and click on Google Sheets. Google sheet will be [...]

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Calling API using ESP8266

The objective of this tutorial is to explain how to do HTTP JSON GET requests using an ESP8266 and Arduino IDE. Components RequiredESP8266 USB CableHardware Connect ESP8266 to Computer   Software Code #include <ESP8266WiFi.h> #include <ESP8266HTTPClient.h> #include <ArduinoJson.h>const char* ssid = "SERVER NAME"; const char* password = "SERVER PASSWORD";void setup() { Serial.begin(115200); WiFi.begin(ssid, password);while (WiFi.status() != WL_CONNECTED) { delay(1000); Serial.println("Connecting..."); } }void loop() { if (WiFi.status() == WL_CONNECTED) { HTTPClient http; [...]

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