Building a smart gas sensor for your home is an easy and fun project, which can also help to prevent serious damage. The gas plumbing in my house is rather old, and even though it is checked regularly by professionals from the gas company when they come to replace the gas tanks, I still want […]
This seems like a topic that has a lot of cover on the internet, and many sites have code snippets for connecting ESP8266 to WiFi networks, however, after using a lot of ESP8266 in my projects I want to recommend my own take on how to achieve this.
Motivation for this project
Every time I add a new device (IOT, server or other) to my home network, I want to make sure that I can rely on it to do its job and keep being connected.
When a device has a critical part to play in my home or office, I want to be alerted when it fails or if it disconnects from the network/internet.