ESP8266 - Software Installation

To program for ESP8266 board, we need:

It seems to be complicated ⇒ don't worry, The Arduino IDE does all for you. you just need to:

Arduino IDE is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. We need to do the following steps:

Arduino IDE - How to install ESP8266 NodeMCU

The software installation is done. The next step is to run first program on ESP8266 board: ESP8266 - Hello World program.