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March 27

Aeris Weather JavaScript SDK 1.1 Released

Today we released an update to our Javascript SDK that fixes a few minor bugs, adds new data collections to reflect the new API endpoints released in version 1.1, and a new Daily Records widget.  For the complete list of changes view the version history. New Data Collections The new data collections are: Earthquakes – Provide access to worldwide earthquakes Fires – Access to US fires Records – Access to US daily records. Sunmoon – Access to worldwide sun and moon information. MoonPhases – Access to moon phase calendar information. These correspond to the equivalent Aeris API endpoints of the same...

March 13

Aeris API 1.1 Released

We have released version 1.1 of our Aeris Weather API with some exciting new features and enhancements. This launch is also aligned with the release of the initial public version of our Aeris JavaScript SDK released last week, which allows you to quickly add weather content to your web sites and applications using either the customizable built-in widgets or quickly creating your own. Batch Requests With this release, our batch request feature is officially released and is no longer considered beta. Our batch request feature allows you to fetch data from multiple endpoints all within a single request (the current...

March 8

Aeris Weather JavaScript SDK 1.0 Released

We released the initial version of our Aeris JavaScript SDK, which is the first toolkit publicly available as part of our Aeris Web product line. Last month we previewed the SDK and highlighted many of the major features included with it. Also be sure to check out our documentation and pre-built widgets for the SDK from our Developer Center. The following is a run-down of the primary features currently included with the initial version of the Aeris Weather JavaScript SDK. Widgets One of the best features of the Aeris JavaScript SDK is its support for quickly creating weather widgets. As...

February 8

Aeris Web: JavaScript SDK Preview

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been actively working on the first component to Aeris Web — the JavaScript SDK. We are continuing to test and wrap up all items required for our version 1.0 slated for release within a couple of weeks, but we wanted to provide a preview of how easy it will be to incorporate your Aeris API subscription into your custom web applications. For instance, if you wanted to fetch the latest weather observations for Seattle, WA, you would just need to use the following snippet once you have initialized the Aeris JS SDK with your...

February 3

Aeris API 1.0.6 and iOS Framework Updates

This week we have pushed out updates to the Aeris Weather API and the iOS framework. We have also been busy wrapping up development for the initial release of the JavaScript toolkit coming soon. The Aeris Weather API 1.0.6 update is a maintenance release that fixes several bugs and adds a few improvements. Most notably, updates to the storm cells endpoint and a new sortable date-time mapping for the storm reports, storm cells and fires endpoints. Additionally, a new “skip” parameter (currently in beta) was added which allows skipping over a specific number of results, which is useful when pagination...

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...