The OpenWeatherMap PHP SDK by Christian Flach allows developers to integrate the OpenWeatherMap API into their PHP applications. This SDK normalizes the data retrieved from OpenWeatherMap and removes some inconsistencies.
WeatherBug announced the winners of its recent WeatherBug API Excellence Contest. As we reported last month, prizes were offered for applications developed on different WeatherBug API platforms (PHP, Java, Ruby, Python, etc.).
In today's globalised world most products you see on the store shelf were probably made from parts sourced from all over the world. As we become more aware of the environmental impact of transporting these parts, it is important to have easily accessible information on how a final product comes together. Sourcemap is a project of the Media Lab at MIT, and it allows users to easily visualise what components go into a product, how they are shipped, and what the environmental impacts are.
We've previously covered 3 free to geolocate any user. Today there's another option, with Quova offering its service for free for the first time. The simple API provides extensive geographic information with only a user's IP address (like 184.108.40.206) as input. The service was announced, along with a developer portal, at the Business of APIs conference in San Francisco.