[DEPRECATED] wx-ApiXU-driver

Your Lat/Long can be obtained directly from Hubitat using location.latitude and location.longitude. No need to query for them.

@csteele Just trying to set this up now and apiXU has been aquired by Weatherstack. I have signed up and obtained an API for Weatherstack (as I don't seem to be able to obtain an apiXU API).
Out of interest I have tried using this API in the device but it doesn't retrieve any states.
Any suggestions?

Do a search for 'darksky'.
There are 2 threads running. One using a PWS and one not.
I use this one.


Thanks, @bobbles! Will check it out.

So what is the verdict on future development on this driver with the demise of the api service? Is the community moving over to the DarkSky drivers?

I'm assuming so. :slight_smile:
I have.

I'll be releasing a version of Luxuriant in a day or so that offers a DarkSky option for cloud data..


DarkSky is working out for me. Still have both running for now.

Make the move. You won't be disappointed.

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Luxuriant-Driver v1.6.0 released with an option for either weather source.


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How is everyone getting fancy tiles with forecast and all? I can only seem to see the option that just give me this :expressionless:

Think I have done something wrong.

ApiXU will shut down on Oct 14th. So i wouldn't invest too much time in working through this. It will only work for a couple more days. Check out the Dark Sky driver instead.

i get the impression they have already shutdown from seeing my logs...

Quite possible. However their official announcement is that it won't shut down till October 14th. In either case, don't burn any time trying to debug.

Are there any other options out there for illuminance? That was all I was using apixu for.

edit: just found the Dark Sky thread, awesome!

Luxuriant-Driver v1.6.0

Offers to use Apixu (original) as well as DarkSky for cloud cover values.

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