Blog: General

March 10

Case Study: Polaris Mobile Apps and Aeris

Over the past few months, we’ve been working closely with Polaris Industries to integrate our Aeris platform into their new iOS and Android applications, such as Snow Trails and ORV Trails. Polaris not only wanted to provide basic weather information like current conditions and forecasts, but also how the weather will affect outdoor activities and trail conditions for their users. Snow Trails was also featured in the AppStore’s Navigation category last week.

June 26

Aeris iOS Weather Framework 1.1.8 Released

Version 1.1.8 of our Aeris iOS Weather framework is now available which fixes several bugs and includes many minor improvements. The biggest new feature is it now supports accessing and controlling individual frames within an image animation on the interactive map. Refer to the complete 1.1.8 change log for more details about the fixes and changes included in this release.

June 12

Aeris Update 1.2.17 Released

We released version 1.2.17 of our Aeris Weather API to production yesterday. This minor update provides several bug fixes and other minor improvements. For a full list of changes refer to the API version history. What did we add in this Aeris Update?

June 7

Aeris iOS Weather Framework 1.1.7 Released

We released version 1.1.7 of our Aeris iOS Weather framework today that fixes several bugs and includes many minor improvements. Some of the major changes include improvements to the interactive map and overlays, adding support for custom map callout views, support for re-adding layers after animating stops and more customization options for interactive map overlays. Refer to the complete 1.1.7 change log for more details about the fixes and changes included in this release. Creating Custom Map Annotation Callout Views With this 1.1.7 release, it’s not considerably easier to provide your own custom view to use for the callout that...

May 13

Aeris Interactive 1.5 Released with Google Maps API V3 Support

We have upgraded Aeris Interactive to version 1.5. This upgrade adds support for Google Maps API V3, as Google will be shutting down their gmaps API V2 later this month. Enabling Google Maps V3 and Obtaining an API Key To ensure your maps will continue to work, you will need to enable your websites & hosted sites to use Google Maps API v3. Since you are currently using the maps with API v2, enabling Google maps API v3 (if not already enabled) is fairly simple, per the following steps (your IT group may need make the change). Browse to https://code.google.com/apis/console/...

December 10

Aeris iOS Weather Framework 1.1.6 Released

We pushed out a minor update to our Aeris iOS Weather framework 1.1.6 today that fixes a few bugs with the interactive map and auto-rotation as well as improving the way the core account initialization is performed when launching your custom app. Refer to the complete 1.1.6 change log for more details as to the fixes and changes included in this release. Better Initialization at App Launch With this 1.1.6 update, we’ve improved the way in which the SDK is initialized at app launch, allowing your app to respond when the SDK has properly initialized with your account settings. This is...

December 3

Aeris API + HW3 = Better Weather for Your Site

The following article was contributed by Joe Torsitano from WeatherForYou.com Anyone who has used the HAMweather scripts on their website for more than a few months knows much of its power lies in its flexibility. The introduction of the Aeris Weather API means almost any existing HW3 installation can display the data which has always been included with higher speed and availability. It also allows other weather related information to be added. And it can be done with some easy changes to the templates provided with HW3 or that have already been customized. HW2 and HW3 have been key components...

November 5

We Have New Flexible Pricing for Aeris, Thanks to Your Feedback!

We recently sent out a newsletter to existing Aeris API Developer subscribers about our new flexible pricing options for our API, along with some other information on finding help on getting started with your API account. We are also providing current users signed up for the free Developer plan 25% off of their first month when they subscribe to a paid plan for providing their feedback on using our Aeris API so far. Be sure to check out our latest newsletter for more information.

October 26

Aeris iOS Weather Framework 1.1.5 Released

An update to our iOS weather framework is now available that includes several bug fixes and a few new features. As always, review the 1.1.5 complete release notes for more detailed information on the latest changes and fixes. Dynamic Opacity and Speed The biggest addition to the framework comes in the interactive map feature. We’ve had several requests to add support for dynamically adjusting an image overlay’s opacity and animation speed at runtime. Well, we listened to your feedback, and it’s finally here! To take advantage of this new feature immediately, we have already added default controls for map overlay...

October 9

Aeris Users Speak Up – Crushed Box Software Weather Apps Impress with Aeris API

We spoke with one of the Aeris users, Christopher Coudriet from CrushedBoxSoftware.com about how he is using the Aeris weather API. He loves it! Thanks Chris, we can’t wait to see what you come up with next! Why did you decide to add weather into your offerings? We’ve been developing weather related apps for the last couple of years. And during this time we were searching for the game changing weather data provider to implement into our future weather apps. Why did you choose HAMweather’s Aeris API? We actually stumbled upon HAMweather’s Aeris products while doing some internet searches. Then...