Dark Sky (formally known as Forecast IO) is a an API to retrieve details on weather for any particular location.
By passing in a latitude and longitude string, Dark Sky will return the JSON object for the Weather at that particular location, including:
Every Hour for the next 24 hours Every Day for the next 7 Days
You'll need an existing Dark Sky account to integrate with, if you don't have one, you can signup here.
Once you have your account, from the main Converse Dashboard, go into 'Plugins' and search for 'Dark Sky', and select it.
You will need to then enter your API Key.
This module allows you to retrieve the JSON object of the weather forecast for a particular location.
It requires the lat/long of the location as a string in the '123.0, 123.0' format.
To see an example of Dark Sky being used please see our weatherbot tutorial.
Updated 9 months ago