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I am switching to Platform IO as my ESP32 IDE. Alas, none of my boards are supported by the debugger. See https://docs.platformio.org/en/latest/plus/debugging.html#piodebug

To save me along time searching, does anyone know of an ESP32 with built in display which is supported? I don't care which board, all that I need is WFIi and BT (or LoRa) and a built in display.

Please mote that I am not asking for "best" or anything opinion based. The accepted answer will be the first posted. I am hoping that one of you is already using the PlatformIO debugger on an ESP32 with built-in display.

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  • TTGO LoRa32-OLED V1
  • Wemos LOLIND32 PRO (TFT socket)
  • Heltec LoRa32
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    Can you explain why those would be good?
    – Helmar
    Sep 27 '19 at 19:02
  • Have you used any of them with the PlatformIO Debugger? Oct 1 '19 at 6:36
  • I use the lolin and ttgo lora32 with jtag on a daily basis on vs. Works like a charm. Oct 8 '19 at 20:56
  • @Helmar, I cannot say that the LoRa boards are good. They are somewhat acceptable. The Lolin, on the other hand, is a very good esp32 devboard. Oct 8 '19 at 20:58
  • In the end, I bought a amazon.co.uk/d/Network-Interface-Cards/… (although, not from there) It is a great board & does all that I want (alas, there are a maximum of 2 breakpoints supported, unless I buy a JTAG probe, but IO can live with that, and I have call stack, variable & memory read/write, watches, etc) Oct 9 '19 at 10:35
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If I will accept LoRa, then I can use a TTGO LoRa32-OLED V1

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I also bought myself an ESP-WROVER-KIT-VB.

It's pricey, $39.99 on AliExpress, but, it has a large screen. Here it is, playing Doom !

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Here's a youTube link to the vieo.

The best, though, IMO, is the onboard debugger, which lets me load my program to the IDE (Visual Studio Cod + PlafotmIO), and set and run to breakpoints, examine he call stack when they hit, plus examine & change variable values, etc.

Description:
The ESP-WROVER-KIT from Espressif supports the most distinguishing features of the ESP32. Whether you need external SRAM for IoT applications, or an LCD+camera interface, it has you covered!
The ESP-WROVER-KIT is a newly-launched development board built around ESP32. This board comes with an ESP32 module already. The V3 version of this kit now comes with the ESP32-WROVER. This module come with an additional 4 MB SPI PSRAM (Pseudo static RAM)
The ESP-WROVER-KIT features support for an LCD and MicroSD card. The I/O pins have been led out from the ESP32 module for easy extension. The board carries an advanced multi-protocol USB bridge (the FTDI FT2232HL), enabling developers to use JTAG directly to debug the ESP32 through the USB interface. The development board makes secondary development easy and cost-effective.

Features:
ESP32 is engineered to be fast, smart and versatile. The ESP-WROVER-KIT complements these characteristics by offering on-board high speed Micro SD card interface, VGA camera interface, as well as 3.2” SPI LCD panel and I/O expansion capabilities.
Bogged down by bugs. The ESP32 supports JTAG debugging, while the ESP-WROVER-KIT integrates a USB debugger as well. This makes debugging and tracing complex applications very easy, without the need for any additional hardware.
Have you been developing your applications around the ESP-WROOM-32 module? Not only does the ESP-WROVER-KIT support the popular ESP-WROOM-32 module, but it also supports the new ESP32-WROVER module!

Specifications:
Dual core 240 MHz CPU;
with 4 MB SPI PSRAM (Pseudo static RAM);
Built-in USB-JTAG Debugger;
3.2” SPI LCD panel;
Micro-SD card interface
VGA camera interface
I/O expansion
WiKi: http://wiki.52pi.com/index.php/ESP32_WROVER_KIT_SKU:_EP-0090

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