I started working on the Ambient Weather widget.
It will be a good excuse to clean up the dashboard code.
I need to find a way to reduce the application size.
I’m sure Microsoft is just filling the package with a bunch of useless DLL.
…oh, and experimenting with new icons…
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.
Get the grid from the Weather Station LAT/LON:
Then use the relative NOAA Grid to get the forecast:
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
Windows Store application