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Ambient Weather
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Probably not a driver but I didn't know where else would be best to post.

Goal:  Import Ambient Weather API data into CQC.

Easy Method:
HTTP Get of URL with app key and api key to retrieve a JSON blob of user listed PWS on the account along with data.  Poll this URL based on user defined parameter of 1 minute up to whatever the user wants

Hard Method:
Connect to the SocketIO (websocket) provided data for realtime feed updates.  Emmit data is JSON.

Help/Guidance wanted so I can write this.  I've done this for several systems and I can do this is C# or Python (have done it already so I could reuse).  The easiest way to do this would be for me to run a utility on a rPi and feed the data to MQTT and then use the CQC MQTT driver to access the data.  Easy, clean and I may just do that.  I want to use this as a learning experiment as I'm very familiar with the Ambient Weather API and the data it provides.

Should this be a CML Macro or some other way of doing this?  This is a learning exercise and I want to understand the best practice of how to integrate something that CAN be shared with others and to be somewhat simple to install and setup.
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#2
The optimum way would be a CML driver for something like that. All of the tools are there to do either of those schemes.
Dean Roddey
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#3
In between getting my own system running I'll look through the CML docs and drivers and start hacking something together.
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