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WeatherStack PHP Class: Retrieve weather information from WeatherStack API

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This class can retrieve weather information from WeatherStack API.

It can send HTTP requests to the WeatherStack API Web server to retrieve several types of details about the weather of a location.

Currently it can return the current date weather information, historical weather information for past dates, weather forecast for future dates, and autocomplete the names of locations for which the weather is available.

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Weather information is useful to know what is the expected weather for a region in a future date so people can get prepared.

However, in some cases it is also useful to know what was the weather of that region in a past date.

This class can provide past weather information using the WeatherStack API.

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Example

<?php
/*
example usage
weatherStack ver 1.0

You must get an API key from https://weatherstack.com/product
and enter it in the weatherstack.class.php file
*/

//turning off low level notices
error_reporting(E_ALL ^ E_NOTICE);

//instantiate the class
include('weatherstack.class.php');
$weather = new weatherStack();

//set the end point to use
//free plan uses the 'current' endpoint
//we can set it with 'current' or 'c' shorthand
$weather->setEndPoint('c');

//set the query parameter
$weather->setParam('query','New York');

//optionally set the units
$weather->setParam('units','f');

//get the response
$weather->getResponse();

//show specific response data
echo 'The current temperature in '.$weather->response->location->name.', '
   
.$weather->response->location->region.' is '
   
.$weather->response->current->temperature
   
.' degrees ('.$weather->response->request->unit.')';

echo
'<hr>';

//displaying the full response
echo '<pre>';
var_dump($weather->response);
echo
'<pre>';

/*
Premium plans are available that allow access to more endpoints.
You can see what is available at https://weatherstack.com/product.
*/
?>


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Well documented and works as described.
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Cool implementation.
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