Blog: General

January 27

Aeris API 1.0.5 Update

We released version 1.0.5 of the Aeris Weather API which provides support for Canadian postal codes and several bug fixes. Review the version history for a complete list of changes. Canadian Postal Codes With this release, Canadian postal codes have been added to our supported place formats. When using postal codes, the space that occurs within the middle is optional, making “M3C 4H9” and “M3C4H9” equivalent. An example of finding the place information for a postal code: /places/M3C4H9 /places?p=M3C4H9 /places?p=M3C%204H9 An example of finding the closest observation for a postal code: /observations/M3C4H9 Warnings We have introduced the concept of request...

January 11

Aeris API 1.0.3 Update

Today we released version 1.0.3 of the Aeris Weather API. This release provides support for auto-complete style queries with the new “starts with” functionality as well as several other minor items. Additionally, with this release we added batch requests as a beta feature! Batch requests allow you to query multiple endpoints with a single request to the servers. Review the version history for a complete list of changes. “Starts With” Query / Auto-Complete A common feature seen in many weather applications is the auto-complete style functionality that queries the server as a user is typing in a location name. Now...

January 5

Aeris API 1.0.2 Update

Today we released version 1.0.2 of  the Aeris Weather API that provides some significant new capabilities, as well as several enhancements and bug fixes. The complete list of changes can be found in our version history, though some of the more significant enhancements include: Sorting Most APIs allow fetching of data, but leave sorting and filtering up to the developer to handle. With the Aeris API, we aim to simplify development by allowing the API to handle many of these features instead. The new sort parameter allows making requests for data that is sorted by one or more elements from...

December 13

Aeris API 1.0.1 Update

First off, we would like to say thanks for the tremendous enthusiasm and interest in our new Aeris product suite and the new site design. Over the coming weeks we will continue to expand Aeris with additional datasets, capabilities, JavaScript / PHP toolkits and more. With that, today we released an update to the Aeris API that provided several bug fixes and added some enhanced capabilities. The complete list of changes is available in the version history, though some of the major enhancements include: Enhanced Location Support Complete US state names or Canadian province names may be used. For example:...

November 29

New look, new products

As you can tell, things have changed quite a bit with the site now that our much-needed site redesign has been completed and the switch has been flipped. Finally. Not only has the site changed, but our lines of products and services have also received a well-deserved overhaul. So let’s get a little more familiar with the changes. Our new site boasts a clean, fresh look better focused around our extensive line of products and services. Aeris is our new core product, an API that provides the necessary weather data to power all of our other products and services. Similar...