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Offline niko

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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2018, 02:21:38 PM »
It is interesting to see how little progress has been made in that month in coming up with the promised information...

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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2018, 03:34:23 PM »
Was something promised?  :roll:
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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #17 on: October 28, 2018, 04:17:12 PM »
This may be a dumb questyion but what is an 'API' key??

I do pay a monthly amount to WU for the use of an api key
I have had no communication from WU about what is going to happen
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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #18 on: October 28, 2018, 04:20:58 PM »
This may sound stupid but what is an 'API' key??
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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #19 on: October 28, 2018, 05:43:10 PM »
they do have currently (or used to ) a free api key
which allows you to retrieve things like a 5 or 10 day forecast, rain radar maps, etc
you would put that key in say a script to retrieve that data

you can also (or could) pay to get a api key where you can ask for more data above the free limits (i.e for commercial applications etc)

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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #20 on: October 28, 2018, 05:57:34 PM »
This may sound stupid but what is an 'API' key??

API = Application Programming Interface = an interface giving access to third party programs. "key" = password/passcode that allows access, and defines level of access via the API.

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Re: End of Service for the Weather Underground API (updated September 6, 2018)
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2018, 04:19:58 PM »
So I go to WU a couple of days ago, up pops a survey "How are we doing"?
Suffice it to say, I doubt they liked any of my answers.  :roll: