How to Add nodeMCU Board to Arduino IDE
Want to Program nodeMCU using Arduino IDE but not getting nodeMCU as a board in the board option as shown in the image below.
Follow the simple steps of adding board to the Arduino IDE and program nodeMCU via Arduino IDE.
Method 1:-Using boards manager option, connect your computer system with internet because board manager will downloading file from the internet.
Step1:-Open Arduino IDE and click on File->Preferences
A dialogue box will appear, in the field Additional Boards Manager Url
Copy & Paste the below link: “http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json”
After copying the link click on OK button.
Step2:-Go to Tools->Board->Boards manager
Make sure your computer system is connected with Internet. It will be downloading some Index in the beginning.
There will be an option like esp8266 by ESP8266 community, click on that you will get an Install button, click on the install button to install the board’s files.It will download the board’s files and install the ESP Board in the Arduino IDE.
If the installation gets completed without an error, you can select the board to nodeMCU from the Tools->Board.
Go to Tools > Board > Select nodeMCU1.0 from the List.
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