Dev Environment Setup - Windows OS Installation

These part will walk you through all you need to do if you are using Windows OS.

8 projects

USB Drivers for NodeMCU v1.0

This section will cover installing USB drivers.

GitHub Desktop

In this section you will learn how to Install GitHub Desktop and clone project code. Please note that GitHub and Git are not the same software. Please, don't skip Git installation later on.


Atom is GitHub's "hackable" text editor which we will use to edit and upload code to the NodeMCU board.


PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development.

Python 2.7

Since Python (programming language) does not come pre-installed with Windows, you will have to manually download it and install since it's required by PlatformIO.


Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and ...

Open your project in Atom

Now we should open our project in Atom so we can edit and upload ti to the board.


In this section you can find solutions for error messages which you may encounter during the installation process.