Wemos D1 and Arduino IDE : Getting started

1. Preparation

Open the preferences in the Arduino IDE :

In the “Additional Board Manager URLs” add the following url :
http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json

Open then the boards managers :

And install the ESP8266 boards :

And wait for the installation to be done :

Then select the Wemos board :

And select the right serial speed :

2. Hello world

Then we can try a very simple program, blinking the integrated LED :

You should be able to upload your program !

3. Issues

You might have an issue like :

In this case, just add your user in the dialout group :

Then logout and login again.

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