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Installing MicroPython to ESP8266

You probably know what ESP8266 is and also have heard about Python high level programming language. But did you know there is a special lean and efficient implementation of Python3 that runs on freaking microcontrollers. I know right this is amazing. Now its not full fledged Python3 with all the bells and whistles but its enough to comfortably use Python on MCU-s. Now MicroPython runs within 256k of code space and 16k of RAM. And in this tutorial I will show you how to setup your ESP8266 to run MicroPython.

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Python disk IO logger in tutorial

Recently I was in front of a pickle. Like many of us I wished a log about my system drive reads and writes or IO operations.
For Linux there are some good tools for overall and in depth monitoring of your system (like iotop, vnstat, etc…) but I wanted something small and simple.
So I decided to write my own. (Full code @ the end of the post)

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