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May 24

Aeris Pulse for Android Pro Tip: Oreo Persistent Weather Notification

Aeris Pulse for Android – it Feels Like Something is Missing… Since you updated to Oreo, you may have noticed that something was missing from your Aeris Pulse for Android app. One of the changes that came with our Oreo notification update is to default the persistent notification to off. If you’re missing it (like I was), here’s how to get it back!   Aeris Pulse Settings Ok, first let’s turn that option back on. Open Pulse and swipe down on the main view. Next, at the top of the locations view, tap the settings icon in the upper left...

May 21

Introducing the AerisWeather Python SDK

It’s an exciting time to be working in the loft studios of AerisWeather development. The powerful AerisWeather Mapping Platform has become a leading weather map service. Our radar coverage has expanded to new areas of the globe like Australia and South Korea. WeatherBlox, the service that enables web devs to easily add weather content to their sites are always adding new “blox”. We’re constantly pushing updates to the iOS and Android toolkits to keep them up to date with the fast-moving mobile scene. Here at AerisWeather we sometimes say “the weather never sleeps”, and for the toolkit team that means...

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April 26

AerisWeather 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 AerisWeather Android SDK v2.0 is no different, bringing with it a full arsenal of goodies. AerisWeather 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...

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December 21

The AerisWeather Android SDK v2 Beta is Here!

Just in time for your holiday coding free time, our AerisWeather Android Development team has pushed a beta release of the much anticipated AerisWeather Android SDK v2 beta update!  (We knew you were worried about not having anything fun to work on between Christmas and New Years…) Why Bother with a Beta? The SDK v2 Beta release is a preview update to allow developer access to the features and changes made thus far. Our hope is that by allowing early access to the major breaking changes, we can make your transition to v2 less daunting. After all, horribly complex version...

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November 24

Google Android and The Mystery of the Duplicate Icon

While recently working in the luxurious upstairs loft that is home to the AerisWeather software development team, I ran into an issue that had me stumped for a bit.  Thank goodness for Google and Stack Overflow, but even with the help of our Android benefactor and the developer’s crisis hotline we know as SO, it took me a little digging to find all the pieces of the puzzle. So this episode of our AerisWeather developer’s blog is devoted to all of you Android devs who are searching for an answer to “The Mystery of the Duplicate Icon”. With The Best of...

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 AerisWeather API account & configuring our API keys. Creating a base map. Adding & manipulating weather tile layers.