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12. Watch Face Weather Design: Using Weather APIs

Wallace Jackson1 
Lompoc, CA, USA

In this twelfth chapter of the Smartwatch Design Fundamentals book, let’s get into designing what are called “Weather” watch faces which utilize an open-source weather API, called “OpenWeatherMap” which was a recent feature added in V.2.0. There are some complaints from developers online regarding how the OpenWeatherMap API works and support for it in combination with health-related features provided by the S-Health (Samsung Health) Applications.

In this chapter, you will learn how to develop weather-aware watch face designs; how to cover our previous ...

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