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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

Choosing the Right Data-Based Protocols for Your ESP32 Projects

In this chapter, we embark on a pivotal journey to empower your ESP32 projects with the most suitable data-based protocols. This chapter delves into the fundamental understanding of essential protocols that drive the communication backbone of IoT systems. We will explore key protocols such as Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT), and webhooks, equipping you with the knowledge to make informed decisions in selecting the right protocol for your ESP32 projects.

Our exploration begins with a comprehensive exploration of HTTP. You will gain insights into HTTP’s request-response mechanism for seamless communication between ESP32 devices and web servers.

The journey continues with a deep dive into the MQTT protocol. We will delve into MQTT’s publish-subscribe (pub-sub) architecture for real-time IoT communication and implement MQTT on ESP32 devices, enabling dynamic...