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A tool to collect and serve wind prediction data.

Project description

A tool to collect and serve wind prediction data. Designed to have pluggable backends for multiple wind-prediction services. So far UCAR is the only source and covers just the continental US.

Installation

Use pip to install from PyPI:

pip install django-winds

Add django_winds to your settings.py file:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...
    'django_winds',
    ...
)

Additional Requirements

beautifulsoup4 to parse the XML served by THREDDS

django-tastypie to generate the API

Django Settings

DJANGO_WINDS_CACHE_TIMEOUT - Number of minutes to cache endpoint responses.

DJANGO_WINDS_DEMO_MODE - True/False… not implemented yet.

Acquiring Data

django-winds is really just a extract and transport layer for data. It exposes an API that takes a Point (latitude/longitude) and returns wind predictions for that location.

Contributing

Think this needs something else? To contribute to django-tides create a fork on Bitbucket. Clone your fork, make some changes, and submit a pull request.

Bugs are great contributions too! Feel free to add an issue on Bitbucket.

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