The weather is one of the things that hackers seem to be endlessly interested in. We might condemn the idea that we can accurately predict the weather in two days, let alone seven days, but if an extended forecast is available, my goodness, we will observe this.
So why do you have to pick up your phone or open a browser tab every time you want to check the temperature? If you like it a lot, you should build a desktop weather widget. [opengreenenergy] A good guide was written for this classic and very useful project, covering everything from soldering to obtaining API keys. Inside is an ESP8266 and a 2.8-inch touch screen display, which can display local conditions through an open weather map. The main screen displays the time, date, current weather, 7-day forecast, and daily moon phases. The subsequent screens will introduce further details. It is informative and not busy.
We like the streamlined appearance Snap-in shell. This may be a fairly simple project, but due to internal space constraints, the construction of the design is challenging. Watch the video after the break, which shows the old Stickvise.
What? Have you never heard of Stickvise? You must be new here. Allow me to introduce you two.