Video: Flashing an ESP8266 with the Espruino runtime

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  • A short video illustrating a recipe for flashing the ESP8266 with the Espruino runtime.­o4w

  • Before flashing you have to connect gpio0 (GPIO zero) to low and do a hardware reset.
    On the board you can see the blue LED flashing shorter if in Flash mode.
    After flashing remove this connection before doing hardware reset.
    If there is a problem during flashing, the circle on left bottom becomes red.
    In this case retry and sometimes its better to flash both files seperately.

  • Thanks for all the work on getting Espruino to run on the 8266! My question concerns the differences between models of 8266. Is the process the same (rather the values for locations to flash) for all variations of 8266? I have a couple of Adafruit boards I am using with nodemcu, and would be very happy to get them running espruino.

    Thanks again, Duane

  • Howdy Duane,
    For raw ESP8266 questions, let me invite you to the ESP8266 community found here ...

    There you will find a metric ton of goodness on ESP8266 including all the questions and answers you could sensibly want ... including a great bunch of responders who try and assist all levels of users with complex and simple questions.

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Video: Flashing an ESP8266 with the Espruino runtime

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