Re: GraphWeather and WUHU.
There are problems with wind chill and dew point that need to be resolved before we should bother to proceed.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@...> wrote:
> I played around with the application called GraphWeather and was able to
> use WUHU templates to supply the application with weather data.
> GraphWeather can then in turn generate graphic files and upload these to
> your website at a specified frequency. In addition I believe it can
> generate .swf flash files and has some real-time capability that I have
> not yet played with. There also appears to be a built-in web server of
> some sort but I have tried it yet.
> Here is an example of a gauges graphic that is generated by GraphWeather
> and uploaded once per minute:
> Example Gauges <http://home.comcast.net/~wuhu_software/graph1.jpg>
> This is an interesting application has a lot of capability. It can
> generate gauges as well as nice looking strip charts. I suspect that
> most users want to be able to update their charts and gauges once per
> minute but you could take it further if you want to invest the time to
> learn how.
> There are a couple of quarks that I have found in the program and have
> reported to the author. These are minor issues with the configuration
> that I have found a way around for now.
> The gauges and charts created by customizing .XML files called style
> sheets. Unfortunately the pre-made style sheets are configured for
> Metric units. This requires that you go in the XML and set things like
> Min and Max for the gauge that are a better fit for English units. On
> the plus side, if the pre-made style sheets are fixed up for English
> units, they could be distributed so that each and every user need not go
> through this exercise.
> What I would like to do if possible is to work with someone that can do
> a write-up on how to configure WUHU to work with GraphWeather and also
> to update the style sheets so that they are ready to go with English
> I have created a template for importing the data in to GraphWeather
> using its CSV plug-in. I have also set up the ordering of the column
> data that I can send to you so that you do not need to go through that
> entire process.
> If you are very comfortable with template processing and would like to
> take on this task of tweaking XML files and creating user documentation,
> please let me know.