Thanks to a comment suggestion, the Rforecastio package is now up to version 1.3.0 and has a new parameter which lets you specify which time conversion function you want to use. Details are up on [github](https://github.com/hrbrmstr/Rforecastio).
Not even going to put an `R` category on this since I don’t want to pollute R-bloggers with this tiny post, but I had to provide the option to let folks specify `ssl.verifypeer=FALSE` (so I made it a generic option to pass in any CURL parameters) and I had a couple gaping bugs that I… Continue reading
I’ve bumped up the version number of `Rforecastio` ([github](https://github.com/hrbrmstr/Rforecastio)) to `1.1.0`. The new features are: – removing the SSL certificate bypass check (it doesn’t need it anymore) – using `plyr` for easier conversion of JSON-\>data frame – adding in a new `daily` forecast data frame – roxygen2 inline documentation library(Rforecastio) library(ggplot2) library(plyr) # NEVER… Continue reading
Thanks to a comment, I tweaked the data retrieval to ignore SSL cert errors. You can change that tweak back if you go through the pain of updating the SSL libraries on your Windows boxes (it doesn’t seem to be an issue on OS X/Linux). I also changed the date routines to use as.POSIXlt instead… Continue reading
It doesn’t get much better for me than when I can combine R and weather data in new ways. I’ve got something brewing with my Nest thermostat and needed to get some current wx readings plus forecast data. I could have chosen a number of different sources or API’s but I wanted to play with… Continue reading