I needed to find a website that displayed quick weather info on a 1920x1080 display as part of a series of websites that cycle through every 30 seconds. Various IT systems status, news headlines, company facts, etcetera.
I couldn’t find something out there that I really liked, so I decided to craft my own with the help of the Yahoo! Weather RSS Feed. Although I had to get past Yahoo including some field names “yweather:condition” that don’t validate when using LINQ, I was able to coax the RSS feed to my will using plain old XML parsing into a dictionary object.
The code’s attached (documentation is little to none), and provided without warranty of any kind. YMMV. Let me know what you think.
This code is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.