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After writing that Yahoo! has restored it's Weather API to public access
I had a number of people asking me for example code so here's an example that uses the new YQL
to fetch the weather and renders the results using jQuery
The result is something like this...
statement behind it goes like this (In case you are wondering how to change the Unit type from Metric to Imperial, here's an article I wrote explaining it
That looks up the forecast for 5 days for my home town and sets the units to degrees Celsius
as well as sorting the results by forecast date in ascending order.
After the request URL
is put together and the YQL
is URL encoded
the resulting URL
looks something like this...
You can get the source code for an example HTML
page that does the above using jQuery
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