WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

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WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by oliverb » Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:02 am

Is there an easy way of viewing WDL or Dashboard on my Blackberry Storm or any other internet enabled mobile device?

I understand mobiles at present have trouble with Adobe flash but can I display the data in any other way?

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by gm4jjj » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:29 pm

Certainly for the iPhone (which has no flash), there is a web program that displays WDL data. http://sietse.net/exoops/modules/iwdl/

You can see my mobile site (even on a normal web browser) at http://www.gm4jjj.org.uk/weather/iwdl/ - all data generated by meteohub in the usual WDL way.

BTW, I notice that meteohub does not fully populate some of the fields like "warmest day" and other records.

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by oliverb » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:59 pm

Hi gm4jjj.
Thanks for that. Seems to work on my BlackBerry.

The manual says "unpack to your web server"

Is the web server my Meteohub server or my internet web space?

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by gm4jjj » Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:54 pm

Your internet web space.

BTW my url has changed now: (New domain at last).

http://www.dunfermline-weather.co.uk/weather/iwdl is the new link.

I have an auto redirect to that page from my WDL live webpage if you are on an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch.

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by oliverb » Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:59 pm

Thanks for that.
I extracted my files first then copied them to directory iwdl on my server. Hope this is OK manual says extract on the server.

I have renamed the file and edited it but when I browse to http://home2.btconnect.com/brettoliver/iwdl it can't find the clientraw.txt file

My clientraw file is in the main directory not in a folder.

Any idea what my setting should be? I have tried various and it is now set as below. I have tried "","/" etc.
Where are the clientraw files
settings["clientraw_dir"] = ;

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by gm4jjj » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:11 am

Brett, I am not sure what path you would use for the root directory, the best place to ask is over at:

http://www.weather-watch.com/smf/index. ... 872.0.html

The author will be able to help.

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by oliverb » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:22 am

Thanks. Found it. Someone had already asked the question. Clientraw in the root directory setting is

Where are the clientraw files
settings["clientraw_dir"] = "../"

Just got to get it working correctly on my Blackberry.

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by gm4jjj » Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:29 am

That's great Brett, your site works fine here also.

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Re:WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by oliverb » Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:34 pm

Links to Kenley Weather Station for iPhone
http://home2.btconnect.com/brettoliver/ ... iphone.htm

and
Direct from Meteohub for others
http://home2.btconnect.com/brettoliver/ ... kberry.htm Image

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Re: WDL or Dashboard on Blackberry or other internet mobiles

Post by stefferber » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:35 pm

How do you do the Blackberry visualization?
Is this also iwdl?

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