Many of us Windows users try to have Visual Studio environment.
But that’s not always great option. Unless you are ready to download 8GB
on your internet bandwidth.
I personally like Visual Studio and its fast upcoming cousin
VS Code. But hate the large download part.
Hence an opensource alternative is a need of the hour.
Also if you like to compile
linuxy style code with
Makefile in all its
MinGW64 at your service friend!
It has been long time since I worked on ESP8266 and that too native SDK from Esperssif.
With the rusty know-how and lack on info online, I had a mixed start again.
Hope that the experience shared here might be helpful for many users,
who wish to do ESP8266 native SDK development on Windows Platform.
But are afraid that most of the working tools for ESP8266 are linux friendly.
Not to worry you are in good company.
Its common that one needs to use a programmer from the Arduino IDE, but on
Windows 10 things are not as simple. Many times the drivers installed are not
correct hence the
avrdude tool in the Arduino IDE refuses to work.
Many times we need a reliable way to infer the data hidden into the Barcode.
In the modern days is the time for QR-Code.
This is a brief guide to using OpenOCD on Windows and linux.