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May 30

Aeris iOS Weather Framework: 2.0 Preview – Part 1

Our Aeris iOS Weather Framework has been in the hands of developers and Aeris users for about two and a half years already and has received a lot of positive feedback from everyone who has been using it within their own iOS applications. Our goal with the iOS framework has always been to make interacting and integrating with our core Aeris API quick and painless so you can focus your time on building great applications instead of worrying about fetching, parsing and displaying weather data. Now, after months of planning and development behind the scenes, we’re excited to give our...

May 29

Video: Installing the Aeris Android Weather SDK in Eclipse

The Aeris Android Weather SDK provides many great features for adding weather information within your Android application, such as the AerisMaps library. This library provides the ability to add a fully functional interactive weather map into your application, including map overlays (e.g., radar, satellite), point data (e.g., observations, storm reports) and other features. Integration examples of using the AerisMaps library are available within the AerisDemo application, included with the SDK.  Importing and setting up the AerisDemo application requires several steps as outline in the documentation.  This video tutorial expands on this, stepping you through the installation of the Aeris Android Weather SDK within...

May 27

Video: Getting Started With The Aeris.js Library

Aeris.js is an open source javascript library for developing rich interactive weather maps and weather widgets. Access the latest release via the Aeris.js GitHub. Today we’re going to walk through the steps on how to create a weather map using Aeris.js. You can see working demos at demo.aerisjs.com. In this tutorial, we walk you through: Embedding the Aeris.js library in our webpage. Signing up for an Aeris Weather API account & configuring our API keys. Creating a base map. Adding & manipulating weather tile layers.  

May 15

HAMweather Releases Aeris Weather SDK for Android Developers

We are excited to announce the first public beta release of the Aeris Android SDK! The new weather SDK for Android provides developers the ability to quickly add weather information to their applications.

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...