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Wi-Fi Security Advisory

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In case you missed it, Espressif announced a major Wi-Fi security vulnerability affecting all ESP32 chips with Wi-Fi. When an ESP32 or ESP8266 SoC is con...

IDF v5.0 Enters Maintenance Mode

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As of today, IDF v5.0 has entered the 18 month Maintenance period which is defined by Espressif as: During the Maintenance period, the version is still s...

IDF v4.4.6 Released

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Today Espressif released IDF v4.4.6 which is the latest bugfix update for ESP-IDF v4.4

Introducing Device Deletion

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Deploy the Fleet now supports deleting a device from your product’s device list.

Learn ESP32 Course

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Several years ago I launched my very first IoT product based on the Particle P1 module. I was an original backer of the Particle Spark Core module on Kicksta...

FIX: Can’t Program ESP32 in PopOS 22.04

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If you, like me, are a fan of the PopOS distro of LInux you may have run into an issue with the recent 22.04 Update. After updating to 22.04 you may find tha...

Delete Firmware Support

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It is now possible to delete firmware in Deploy the Fleet. This is useful if you want to clean up old firmware or simply need to remove a firmware created by...

Arduino Core OTA Partition Size and Gzipping

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When using the ESP Arduino Core library to flash updates for ESP8266 devices you must ensure you have a properly sized OTA partition. This article covers wha...