As you know, mostly of the existing ESP Boards are just some sort of breakout or breadboard adapters for ESP8266 Modules with or without a regulator on board.
Do you remember the CBDB story?
Because of the big interest raised by the CBDB project, a fresh new DevBoard was born:
And because of the onboard capabilities I can call it a true IOT Development Board:
Easy AP/Client Wifi Access
Easy Firmware Programming
Easy Software Development
18 bit ADC
12 bit DAC
Real Time Clock
High Resolution LCD COG Display with direct sunlight reading
User Definable Buttons
On Board 3.3V Regulator
How many of you were dreaming about something like that in your Uni labs even 10 years ago?
Waiting your thoughs about