Developing Microsoft .NET/UWP Windows 10 stuff is pretty easy and straightforward.
Using the (well known?) flexible lightweight ZXing Library:
ZXing.Net.Mobile is a C#/.NET library based on the open source Barcode Library:
ZXing (Zebra Crossing), using the ZXing.Net Port. It works with Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Tizen, and UWP. The goal of ZXing.Net.Mobile is to make scanning barcodes as effortless and painless as possible in your own applications.
and saving the canvas as jpg/png.
Going to integrate it in the AWDASH apps and in pretty much all the future projects.
Integrated the 7 days forecast on the
AWDash WS2902AB-C app.
Integrated the forecast from the excellent
NOAA forecast API (one of the most efficient, underrated, unappreciated US gov. service). Trivia: it’s (was?) the service that feed Darksky (now Apple) API.
Some promotion on Ambient Weather Network API Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/141691753167314; updated the WXForum post: https://www.wxforum.net/index.php?topic=40779
The app seem to be well received so far.
Somehow somewhere in China found the app.
I’m wondering if I should localize the Windows store page in Chinese or it’s somebody from EcoWitt snooping around…
Not sure why the Ambient Weather API need this much precision for the station elevation.
URL if your app is only visible to certain people (requires authentication):
Store protocol link:
I’ll add the forecast from the excellent NOAAAPI
Pretty steady progress:
Developing with UWP is super easy, planing to hit the store in few days
November 2020, back to the windows store.
Not sure why the Windows platform is so neglected.
Slow weekend, reinstalled Visual Studio e refreshed a bit of c#-fu.
Everything smooth so far,
Android “Ambient Weather” app progress.
API is pretty straightforward. I have the data from the station:
Need to find a decent way to help Joe Schmo to configure and share their Stations. I wish Ambient Weather website would share a QRCode for each station’s apikey.
I’ ll implement a QRcode generator on the app landing page with the instructions. Not ideal but better than nothing. Not sure if Ambient Weather people are going to be happy about it.