#ESP8266: Open-Source Designer Advice wanted for the weather station!

So, all the major technical challenges have been resolved. But now the fine tuning begins. Anyone with a graphical eye in the audience to give advice? How to arrange the different elements most efficiently so that it is pleasant to eye and brain and uses the space most efficiently? Please step forward… Your “playground” is 128×64 pixels, 1-bit depth… All results will be open sourced…

Here is the (sample) data that can be displayed.

Updated every 10 minutes (the forecast.io has limited free quota):

  • CURRENT_ICON=clear-day
  • ICON_TODAY=rain
  • SUMMARY_TODAY=Light rain starting in the afternoon.
  • SUMMARY_TODAY=Light rain in the morning and afternoon.

Updated every minute:

  • YEAR=2015
  • MONTH=06
  • DAY=11
  • HOUR=13
  • MINUTE=43
  • SECOND=53
  • SUNSET=21:17
  • SUNRISE=05:33
  • MOONPHASE_DESCRIPTION=waning crescent
By the way, the WeatherStation Kit is available at the shop: https://shop.squix.ch
Posted by Daniel Eichhorn

Daniel Eichhorn is a software engineer and an enthusiastic maker. He loves working on projects related to the Internet of Things, electronics, and embedded software. He owns two 3D printers: a Creality Ender 3 V2 and an Elegoo Mars 3. In 2018, he co-founded ThingPulse along with Marcel Stör. Together, they develop IoT hardware and distribute it to various locations around the world.

One comment

  1. Hope weather station can add a function
    Put it on the office desk
    Use a mobile application or read a specific website, such as google calendar
    Show my status, eg out town, Annual Leave, out of office, meeting …

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