pip is a utility which comes with Python, and which automatically downloads and installs packages listed in a requirements.txt file.
When am I done?
Double-click on C:\Users\Thomas\Desktop\smartmeshsdk-master\app\JsonServer\JsonServer.py to verify the program starts well:
We will not use that program until much later, close it for now.
If you get the following error when running Python, make sure the Python executable path is present in you system PATH variable:
'python' is not recognized as an internal of external command
You will use Node-RED (https://nodered.org/) to connect your SmartMesh IP network to different back-end systems, and build a dashboard.
FTDI is the make of a chip on the SmartMesh IP motes. You need the driver of that chip on your computer. This is normally already installed, so you can probably skip this step. On older Windows computers, this driver isn't included by default.