This software enables you to use the esp8266 microcontroller as a wifi accesspoint and webserver that can be used for for network configuration, application configuration, firmware updates and an api for remote control. It should also be possible to update the firmware of connected Arduino's via the ESP. The software is based on the Sming framework.
The file optimization uses
gulp. To install it and the needed gulp packages you need to install first npm. Npm is the Node.JS package manager. Once you are done with the installation you can run from the command line the following:
The command above will install gulp and its dependencies.
During the development of your web application you should work only in the
web/dev/ folder. Once you are ready with the application you can
pack the resources and
upload them to your device. The commands are
make web-pack make web-upload
That should be it.