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How to Set-Up Weather on FSD

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I was wondering - I don't get how to setup the weather on FSD. I am running Latest Version of FSD, and I have done ABSOLUTELY nothing on setting up the weather application. Please help me out and explain to me how to do so. I am in Calgary, AB. I would really Appreciate it! 

Thanks!

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it is simple, create an account at worldweather.com(I think that is what it was), get API key, put it in fsd and set your zip code. it will handle the rest.

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create a throw away email address before you sign up in case you get spammed

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it is simple, create an account at worldweather.com(I think that is what it was), get API key, put it in fsd and set your zip code. it will handle the rest.

Still won't work for me I click search and nothing happens been trying forever to get this working...

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Still won't work for me I click search and nothing happens been trying forever to get this working...

I havnt used FSD in a while, but the last time I did it worked, the weather server might have changed since then, and FSD hasnt been updated for that, and probably never will be.

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Just tried it got the APi key & weather doesn't work so that can only mean it's borked, best option is if you know how is to divert it to the same weather notifier that xbmc uses as it works fine on the original xbox & pc

 

this as far as i know is what fsd uses as world weather.com is not the correct site

https://developer.worldweatheronline.com/

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Just tried it got the APi key & weather doesn't work so that can only mean it's borked, best option is if you know how is to divert it to the same weather notifier that xbmc uses as it works fine on the original xbox & pc

 

this as far as i know is what fsd uses as world weather.com is not the correct site

https://developer.worldweatheronline.com/

Honestly, it should be worldweather.com however, there's no telling if they changed how things works... and, if they changed how things works without keeping the old ways for compatibility... then obviously FSD stops working when it hasn't been updated to work with the new ways...

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i had some free time and found way to make weather in fsd work. you just need to google old api key(24 characters worked for me) or use your own if you have one.

fsd uses http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/... type of links and they work pretty well. everything you need is an old api key.

worldweatheronline has two types of links:

http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/...
http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v2/...

first for old api keys(24 chars) and second for new api keys(29 chars, i assume some time ago there wasn`t such division).
worldweatheronline gives api keys for free, which will work only with second type. premium api key can be obtained for money. but you can use any valid key you obtained for free a while ago or google it on forums.

i have tried changing links in default.xex, but xml structures for v1 and v2 aren`t the same, so fsd have troubles displaying info correctly.

 

UPD: if the key you googled doesn`t work: each key has "Queries per day" limitation(1000 per day). and, as a result of of its publicity, this limit is reached very quickly.

you can check your key with this link:

http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/weather.ashx?q=New+York&num_of_days=5&includeLocation=yes&format=xml&key=YOURKEY
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i had some free time and found way to make weather in fsd work. you just need to google old api key(24 characters worked for me) or use your own if you have one.

fsd uses http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/... type of links and they work pretty well. everything you need is an old api key.

worldweatheronline has two types of links:

http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/...

http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v2/...

first for old api keys(24 chars) and second for new api keys(29 chars, i assume some time ago there wasn`t such division).

worldweatheronline gives api keys for free, which will work only with second type. premium api key can be obtained for money. but you can use any valid key you obtained for free a while ago or google it on forums.

i have tried changing links in default.xex, but xml structures for v1 and v2 aren`t the same, so fsd have troubles displaying info correctly.

 

UPD: if the key you googled doesn`t work: each key has "Queries per day" limitation(1000 per day). and, as a result of of its publicity, this limit is reached very quickly.

you can check your key with this link:

http://api.worldweatheronline.com/free/v1/weather.ashx?q=New+York&num_of_days=5&includeLocation=yes&format=xml&key=YOURKEY

Thanks I got my free key but it's v2 and still getting undefined so does v2 not work at all?

Thanks again!

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Well i deleted my Api key and now i get another free Api key from worldweatheronline but location search in Fsd have no result. Its Always empty

any solution ?

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Everyone can forget (at least - for now) about Weather in FSD.

Yes, there is an updated unofficial rev.783 that supports APIv2, but WorldWeatherOnline stopped providing free keys and starts providing 2-months trial premium keys.

The algorithm is different and premium does not work as free ones.

So if you have old free key - you can use it at least till they will be obsolete at all.

If you haven't - forget about the weather.

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