Download the editor
Installing the package
PlatformIO is an amazing IDE for IoT, packs tons of out-of-box IoT example projects, frameworks and support for various boards, growing every day.
On the right there should be option called Install a package, after you click it, a blue button will appear called Open Installer, click it
In case it’s missing go to Edit -> Preferences, menu Settings should open go to Install
Type in platformio-ide, on the first package click Install, takes about 5 minutes
After the installation is completed open terminal and type
apt-get install clang
So you can advantage of Intelligent Code Completion
Creating our first project
Open Platform IO Home from the top-menu or through the home button on the right
Click on + New Project and on Selected board choose the board you are using mine is NodeMCU 0.9 (ESP-12 Module)
And press Process. it may take a few minutes
Adding the required libraries
Go to Platform IO Home, on the left select <> Libraries
When the installation is finished you need to go to Platform IO top menu and select Rebuild C/C++ Project Index
Losant is an amazing IoT enterprise ready platform which is extremely easy to use and incredibly powerful.
Astonishing tutorials will follow, stay tuned.
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