ESP-8266 Live Instructable View Counter

If you have ever created an Instructable, you will no doubt be familiar with the satisfaction of watching the amount of views on your instructable increase over time. What is even more satisfying, however, is to create a device that displays how many views you have on a 7 segment display, in real time. Making such a device is surprisingly simple as only a few components are required. In particular, an ESP-8266 board is used which connects to the internet and processes the data itself, meaning a web server or computer is not required to retrieve the data. Even better, the project can be built for around £20 or ($25). So, let’s build!”


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