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AerisWeather Android Dev
April 26

Aeris Android SDK v2.0 Has Arrived!

Pretty much any time we hear someone say “version 2.0”, it conjures up images of things all shiny and new, with the promise of improvement and innovation around every corner. This milestone release of Aeris Android SDK v2.0 is no different, bringing with it a full arsenal of goodies. Aeris API endpoints, AMP map layers, a improved permissions set and updated dependencies. It’s everything you need to create the next groundbreaking Android weather app!   Version 2.0 At a Glance So while the development team toiled away on version 2.0 of the SDK, we posted a few betas. We wanted to get...

April 17

Better Weather Maps as AMP Continues to Grow

Over the past year, we have continued to expand and improve the Aeris Maps Platform (AMP) by adding many new features, capabilities, visualization tools, and new weather layers. Recently we’ve pushed out several updates that have added and improved on over 25 weather layers. There have also been additional updates to our Map Builder, AMP Visualizer, and Legend Builder tools.  These new layers and features allow you to create unique weather maps and visualizations for your websites, visual displays, and mobile applications. Making Weather Maps Global Our Aeris API has always been a global API, providing worldwide observations, forecasts and more.  Our focus in 2017 is to make...

WhirlyGlobe - AerisWeather
May 5

AerisWeather Now Integrated with WhirlyGlobe-Maply

AerisWeather is now integrated with the WhirlyGlobe-Maply mobile toolkit! Mousebird Consulting Inc. does high performance mobile data display. They make the WhirlyGlobe-Maply open source geo-spatial toolkit for iOS and Android. The toolkit is a mobile first SDK used in a variety of weather, aerospace, map, and education apps. The WhirlyGlobe-Maply toolkit already supports a wide variety of weather and aviation apps, so they just made it easier to fetch AerisWeather data layers. There are a few new MaplyAeris objects in the toolkit. These take your AerisWeather key, interrogate the available layers, and set up the necessary WhirlyGlobe-Maply objects. Get started...

March 3

Aeris Pulse is now featured on the App Store

Now featured on the App Store as one of the best new apps, Aeris Pulse is the premiere severe weather app for iOS and Android! Never be surprised by the weather again with Aeris Pulse’s exclusive approaching weather threats. Using your current GPS location, Aeris Pulse highlights where the weather threats are relative to you. Receive push notifications and in-app alerts when hazardous or severe weather approaches your current location. Push notifications detail everything from heavy rainfall to severe storms with hail, lightning, and even tornadoes possible. You can also choose to receive notifications for National Weather Service (NWS) warnings for...

November 20

Aeris Android Weather SDK v1.1.1

Version 1.1.1 of the Aeris Android Weather SDK is now available. This version of the SDK includes access to additional Aeris API endpoints. These include observation/summary and new data attributes like Ultraviolet Index forecasts. So read on for highlights of the new data waiting to enhance your Android weather applications! Updated Endpoints Forecasts So first up is the Forecasts endpoint. The following attributes are now available as properties within the forecast object: ice accumulation min and max humidity min, max and average feelslike and dewpoint UVI (the ultraviolet index, an integer from 0-12) 80 meter winds (wind data at a height...

November 12

Aeris iOS Weather SDK 2.2.0 Released

Our next minor version of our Aeris iOS Weather SDK is now available with several new features and a whole lot of bug fixes and improvements. Supported iOS Versions With iOS 8 and 9 adoptions at 90-95% and iOS 9 adoptions quickly rising to near 75% according to Apple and Mixpanel, our iOS SDKs are currently being developed to only support iOS 7 and higher. However, we have plans to drop support for iOS 7 by next summer once iOS 10 is released to developers as users running versions older than iOS 8 should fall below 5%. New Data Sets...