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Arduino Like IDE for PICs

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Before the Arduino become popular, PICs was the go-to microcontroller device for most electronic hobbyists. PICs were cheap and the resources (at that time) were plenty. But then Arduinos came, which offer a much simpler way to code and so only few now use these microcontrollers.¬†Arduino's strength relies on it being a development platform rather than a single-chip microcontroller. Its …

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PIC16F877 Internet: Creating Web-based PIC Apps

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The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution has inspired thousands of makers to build interconnected systems that span the globe. Want to join the revolution? Learn first how to make a PIC16F877 Internet connection! This tutorial will cover using the PIC with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module both in sending and receiving data to a web server.

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Serial Communication with Microcontrollers

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When working on projects, there'll be lots of times when your microcontroller needs serial communication to talk to other devices or other micros. The most common example of this is adding IoT capabilities to your Arduino board or PIC using ESP8266 or GSM module.  A number of sensors and LCD displays also send and receive data serially.

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