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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 20, 2019, 02:25 PM »
Nice job Jody, thank you! Looks like it works fine.

Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 10, 2019, 10:10 PM »
Until then I always have my phone app.
:Thmbsup: and by tapping the Windows key the MS weather app in Start.

Don't believe I have that. Win 7 here.

Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 09, 2019, 06:51 PM »
1) None of my software reports home or anything like that so I have no real idea of sWeather's install base.  However, based on the email feedback I get, it is one of my most popular apps.  So, based on that, and based on their verbiage, I will assume the number of API calls the free tier they offer is not nearly enough to support sWeather.
2) Changing the API would require a lot of code refactoring, which I don't have time for.  If I did do something like that, I'd probably just write an sWeather 2.0 as time allowed and require each user to get their own API key from OpenWeatherMap to get around the API call limit.
Of course, another option is to pay for API access but most of the ones I've looked at are pretty pricey and the donations I receive for my software wouldn't even begin to cover such an expense.  That said, every donation is, of course, appreciated.  =]
Personally, I don't use all of the apps I've written, but I did write sWeather for myself, and use it daily, so I'm eager to get it working again.  I hope all this helps to explain my perspective on everything.
It certainly does, and no worries at all. Thank you for creating the program, I had been looking for something when WeatherWatcher went pay-only and your program fit the bill perfectly. Here's hoping it all pans out with Yahoo's API access. Until then I always have my phone app.

Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 08, 2019, 05:59 PM »
Just putting this out there, have you considered supporting an alternate weather API such as OpenWeatherMap? I'm not sure if there are any others out there that are free.

Cheers
Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 04, 2019, 03:39 PM »
Thanks Jody, looking forward to the new version.

Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: August 30, 2018, 07:28 PM »
Yep, must have been a temporary blip. It's working again for me as well. Thanks Jody!

Dhry

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: August 30, 2018, 01:11 PM »
sWeather is unable to establish a connection to the weather server. N/A showing everywhere. Have tried with and without https mode. Has been working fine for a couple of years now.
Was there another change to the Yahoo API?
v1.7.5 build 1 in use.

Cheers
Dhry

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