Weather Machine: a universal API for the world’s best forecasts #Weather #Projects #Programming

Hello Weather has released an all-new universal software API adapter for the world’s best weather forecasts.

Today we’re excited to announce a new product that we’ve been working on for a long time. It’s called Weather Machine, and it’s a powerful developer tool that greatly simplifies integrating weather data into your application.

If you’ve ever tried to use a weather API, you probably already know the challenges. Weather APIs are notoriously complicated—every vendor offers their own proprietary data structures and request formats, and they vary in performance, price, accuracy, and reliability. Sometimes services disappear or get shut down entirely. It’s complex, time-consuming, and expensive to work with these systems, which distracts from the main thing you’re trying to do: building a great app!

For the past several years, Hello Weather has developed a sophisticated multi-provider architecture for Hello Weather, to solve these problems for ourselves.

Since the Dark Sky API is shutting down soon, Hello Weather is running an introductory promo period for Weather Machine: you can sign up and use it for free through March 31, 2023. (You’ll also need to have a paid account with the provider(s) you choose to use in lieu of Dark Sky.)

If you’re a developer, go check out Weather Machine and provide them feedback.

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