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New Era – HomeKit Development with ESP32 and IDF

Step into the New Era – HomeKit Development with ESP32 and IDF – integrating the powerful ESP32 module alongside the Espressif IDF (IoT Development Framework). If you’re familiar with ESP-HomeKit on the ESP8266, brace yourself for a whole new journey as we dive into setting up the development environment from scratch for my brand-new ESP32 […]

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Automating the Garden: Out with the Old, In with the New

Gardens are dynamic spaces, ever-evolving canvases where creativity meets nature. Just like any project, sometimes it’s necessary to bid farewell to the old to make room for the new. In this journey of garden evolution, I found myself facing the task of removing an older project: the ESP8266 HomeKit Fountain Light. For years, this fountain

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ESP32 Series Microcontrollers – Pinout

The ESP32 series microcontrollers, including variants such as ESP32C2, ESP32C3, ESP32C6, ESP32S2, ESP32S3, and ESP32H2, provide a versatile array of peripherals and I/O options for embedded development. Understanding the pinout and capabilities of each pin is essential for efficient project development. In this blog post, we will explore the pinout reference for the ESP32 series

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Why you should (not) buy a smart plug from a Discounter

Nowadays, even HEMA and Action (Netherlands) sell smart home stuff, but for a fraction of the price at other stores. But, is it also useful to buy a smart plug from Action or HEMA? Buy a smart plug from Action? HEMA and Action have been selling smart plugs for some time now. These plugs are

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ESP32 – ESPTool

Esptool is a versatile and powerful utility that has gained popularity in the world of IoT (Internet of Things) and embedded systems. Developed by Espressif Systems, a company renowned for its contributions to the ESP8266 and ESP32 microcontroller platforms, esptool is an indispensable tool for flashing firmware, managing memory, and debugging ESP-based devices. In this

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Halloween – Jack O’ Lantern

This Project is featured on instructables!  The jack-o’-lantern has a long history with Halloween, although our favourite demonic faces haven’t always been carved out of pumpkins. Their origin comes from an Irish myth about Stingy Jack, who tricked the Devil for his own monetary gain. When Jack died, God didn’t allow him into heaven, and the

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