Here is another dev kit that lets you bring your IoT projects to life fast. The LoRaCatKitty is based on the ESP8266 WiFi module and LoRa RN2903 or RN2483. You can program the board by connecting it to your mobile device over WiFi.
LoRaCatKitty comes with plug & play sensors, so you will just have to choose what you want for your project to get started. The companion app is available for Android.