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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 25, 2017, 09:34 AM »
As of 2017-01-25, my sWeather isn't updating and it's interesting that the header says Thursday, January 1, 0:00 AM...so it's gone back all the way to 2015. Interesting. I'll give reinstallation a shot
sWeather.JPG

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: January 10, 2017, 09:27 AM »
Welcome to 2017!

I am having intermittent problems as other have stated: sWeather goes "blank" at times, reporting NO DATA for all locations (even Codyville!). I have found that a few refresh attempts restores the data. As I have no working knowledge of the Yahoo API, I am wondering if the call out (polling) to Yahoo is persistent enough to insure connection. Hey, it's only a weather program (and a fine one too), but it's just a thought.

Many thanks for the effort.

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: March 31, 2016, 12:13 PM »
Hi: Windows 10 Pro, version 1.6.1 works for a minute then crashes to null reading.  :huh:

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: December 15, 2014, 06:28 AM »
Website | Download
v1.5.4 - 2014-12-15
    + Added 'Feels like' temp to the tray tooltip.  (Thanks, Ken Z.)
    ! Hopefully fixed a long-standing bug with the temperature icon not
      displaying the correct temperature.  This had to do with the fact that
      Windows 7, at least, does not appear to like 1-bit colour icons in the
      tray.  Crazy...


Very cool. Because I am a bit dense (and new), is there a way to update sWeather without unzipping the file again to its directory?

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Skwire Empire / Re: Release: sWeather (tray-based weather app)
« on: December 04, 2014, 09:23 PM »
 :Thmbsup: Based on the recommendation in GHacker, I have installed sWeather. I agree that for a low footprint/high content application your software is hard to beat. Count me in for a donation after I futz around with it awhile. Many thanks -- all of my former "go to" weather applications got smashed when their RSS feeds were changed or became too costly. If you have a Beta program, sign me up.

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