On Tuesday, February 19, 2002, at 08:13  PM, Shannon Doyle wrote:

> Hi People,
> I have been looking around the web lately and have noted a number of
> sites are running what appears to be php scripts that parse their local
> weather information and display it on their wesite.
> Well, I want to do the same, however I have been searching and found
> nothing that does what I want it to do. The only ones that I can find
> are either the output style of weather.com (ie all or nothing) or use
> their own graphics etc to display the data.
> All I want to be able to do is give the current conditions (ie partly
> cloudy) and the current temperature. I haven't decided if I then want to
> use this info to create an image or if I will display it as straight
> text.

This is the beauty of XML...
It's usually done using something called XML-RPC.  There's a nice 
O'Reilly introduction to the topic, at xml.com, and I'm sure that after 
reading this you'll be better-prepared to search for scripts that do 
this for you.




Erik Price
Web Developer Temp
Media Lab, H.H. Brown

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