IoT (3)

AWS IoT with the ESP8266

I spent some time recently trying to get some ESP8266 devices to connect to AWS IOT. AWS IOT is really just an MQTT broker as a service. However, it has a big caveat for the ESP8266: it requires TLS 1.2. For the longest time, there…

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Arduino Chicken Coop: Hardware

This post details the hardware used in the coop for running the door, lights, etc. and how it's wired up. See previous post about physical structure. Having prior experience with Arduino, the ESP-12F in particular, that is the "brains" of the operation. It has ample…

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