The Dark Sky Python SDK by Angel Hernandez III allows developers to integrate weather foresting applications using the Python language. The SDK communicates with the Dark Sky API, formerly Forecast.io API. It is capable of reading the API’s Data Points and Data blocks s well as available filed, flags, alerts, and errors. Its deployment requires Python 3.
With the power and scope of GIS growing as new tools become available, Jason Baker’s article on opensource.com celebrated the arrival of GIS Day on November 19 by discussing three viable alternatives to Google Maps API for creating interactive web maps for a range of use cases.
We've covered Factual a number of times, most recently asking if it will become the go-to location database. Now the company has expanded its offering with improved datasets, new datasets and a new iPhone SDK. Its local data now covers 27 countries and contains more than 30 million individual business listings.