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Offline sk1.publicc

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #15 on: October 02, 2018, 05:40:19 pm »
DarkSky Weather (also available from the AltAppStore)

I set up Darksky Weather last night.  Seamless install via AltAppStore and easily replaced the information that I was using from Weather Underground.
Scene triggers have been repointed to Darksky without any issues.

Thanks for the recommendation.

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2018, 06:41:07 am »
DarkSky Weather can also be used in Vera without AltUI installed.

Just grab and upload the 4 plugin files from -> https://github.com/999LV/DarkSkyWeather

To be able to see the advanced tab with the needed variables to configure the plugin please use the modified .json file from here instead of the one from github -> http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php/topic,40406.msg420817.html#msg420817

Manually create a new device using "D_DarkSkyWeather.xml" as device_file.

Configure the needed variables according to the DarkSky documentation.

NOTE: DarkSky plugin reqires the Lua libraries “ssl.https” and “dkjson” installed (should already be in an openLuup
environment (please refer to openLuup documentation). Not sure how to get these, I think they were included in some other plugin I'm using since I had them in my system.

« Last Edit: October 05, 2018, 06:52:42 am by korttoma »
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2018, 09:25:16 am »
dkjson.lua available from its developer, here:

http://dkolf.de/src/dkjson-lua.fsl/home
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2019, 01:21:51 pm »
Weather Underground api no longer valid.
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https://apicommunity.wunderground.com/weatherapi/topics/end-of-service-for-the-weather-underground-api

How to use site sensor to replace it for Virtual Rain Sensor?

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VRainSensor : Error, failed to GET=http://api.wunderground.com/api/d58f9170b4c4d1c5/forecast10day/conditions/history/q/92508.xml
ALTHUE : The IP address of the Hue bridge is not set in the plugin attributes

Weather Underground Plugin is not throwing errors my way though?

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2019, 04:25:08 pm »
March 2 and WU is still working for me despite emails warning that it would be turned off.
Just out of interest, who still has updates from WU and doesn't?


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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2019, 04:49:28 pm »
Newly generated key based on own PWS does NOT work. Old randomly generated keys still function. Though a PWS owner, I never received any communication from wunderground. An absolute chaos!

Offline Don Phillips

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2019, 07:31:59 pm »
I also seem to get data from WU.
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2019, 07:52:46 pm »
Same here. I do have a PWS account.

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2019, 12:28:37 pm »
I was tring to get the Dark Sky device added following the above directions since I do not run Alt UI, but the device is hidden on my web browser, but shows up in my mobile app (Android).  I just noticed I do not have the file ssl.https in my list of files....anyone know where I can download that one from?  Maybe that's the reason it's not adding properly?

I do have the dkjson.lua file already.  Thanks -

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2019, 01:06:45 pm »
The ssl.https module is actually part of the LuaSec library (see: https://github.com/brunoos/luasec) and should already be installed.
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2019, 02:32:00 pm »
The ssl.https module is actually part of the LuaSec library (see: https://github.com/brunoos/luasec) and should already be installed.

Forgot to mention that this is on my vera plus -

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #26 on: March 12, 2019, 03:12:14 pm »
Maybe you just need to refresh your browser Ctrl+f5.
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2019, 03:16:23 pm »
Maybe you just need to refresh your browser Ctrl+f5.

I wish it was that simple!  Tried that multiple times.  Even rebooted Vera.  Installed altui - tried creating a device inside altui.  It shows up - but nothing to config.  I even tried the updated json file to show the advanced tab and still nothing.  Weird.....

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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2019, 04:11:46 pm »
Oh, so it is only the config variables that are missing? Try adding the mandatory variables manually.
I think there were some example in the linked thread how to do this also.
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Re: Alternatives to Weather Underground plugin?
« Reply #29 on: March 14, 2019, 09:45:02 am »
Oh, so it is only the config variables that are missing? Try adding the mandatory variables manually.
I think there were some example in the linked thread how to do this also.

Tried this also.  The variables now show up in the altui device, but the device is still hidden in my main vera device page, and nothing is working as far as receiving any information, and no child devices have been created.