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Hands-on ESP32 with Arduino IDE

By : Asim Zulfiqar
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Hands-on ESP32 with Arduino IDE

5 (1)
By: Asim Zulfiqar

Overview of this book

ESP32 is a versatile microcontroller and a great starting point for anyone venturing into the IoT realm, but its configuration and interfacing of sensors can be challenging for new users. Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) simplifies programming, uploading code, and utilization of ESP32 capabilities, enabling users to incorporate it into their IoT projects with ease. This book will help you learn the essentials of sensing, networking, data processing, and applications with ESP32, laying a strong foundation for further IoT development. Starting with ESP32 and Arduino Ide 2.0 basics, you'll first explore practical implementation examples of interfacing sensors with ESP32. These examples will also teach you how to interface the ESP32 camera and display modules with ESP32. As you progress, you’ll get to grips with IoT network and data protocols, as well as the many options they unlock within IoT applications. The book will also help you leverage your newly acquired knowledge with exciting projects ranging from smart connected devices to data loggers and automation. By the end of this book, you'll confidently navigate ESP32 projects with newfound knowledge and skills, know what IoT protocol to select for your applications, and successfully build and deploy your own IoT projects.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Part 1 – Introduction: Getting Familiar with ESP32
Part 2 – IoT Protocols and ESP32
Part 3 – Practical Implementation

Implementing Network-Based Protocols with ESP32

In this chapter, we will climb the first stairs toward internet of things (IoT) development and explore network-based protocols with the versatile ESP32 microcontroller. Throughout this journey, we will uncover the power of wireless communication and its potential to transform your IoT projects into dynamic connected systems.

Our exploration begins by diving into the ESP32’s built-in Wi-Fi capabilities. We’ll learn how to harness the potential of Wi-Fi by configuring the ESP32 as both a client and an access point. This will enable us to connect to existing networks and create personalized local networks for our IoT devices. But our exploration doesn’t stop there; we will also venture into more advanced features, such as Wi-Fi Direct and peer-to-peer communication, to make our devices communicate seamlessly.

Next, we’ll delve into Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), a crucial technology for short-range communication...