Networking &

Week 12
Serial Connection


First the successes, working with Gary and Zach, Gary and I were able to communicate across with our ESP8266 Wifi chips. I followed the directions from Martyn Curry's blog which looked at controlling the ESP8266 through the FTDI Serial Cable and setting up the ESP8266 to connect to the MIT GUEST Wifi. Originally there was an issue and we cannot connect to the MIT Secure wigi but are able to connect to the MIT GUEST - Follow along with Martyn Curry's blog posting on the issue : Link

All the commands were run in the Arduino IDE Serial Monitor. After setting up and showing that the connection was working within Arduino we followed the code and example from Neil's video posted on the class website : Link