Geo Weather

xmlstarlet fo "$(curl -s$(curl -s SEE SAMPLE OUTPUT
This command will determine an individuals local weather, based on their I.P. address. I had to learn a lot about SED and a little about XMLStarlet in order to achieve this. This command is my original work and there is much room for improvement; I look forward to any constructive feedback.
Sample Output
xmlstarlet fo$(curl -s$(curl -s | sed -e'1d;3d' -e's/C.*: \(.*\)/\1/' -e's/ /%20/g' -e"s/'/%27/g" -e"s/-/%2d/g") | sed -e's|<f.*_i.*>|Locale|' -e's|<ci.*=|Origin |' -e's|<c.*_d.*=|Date+Time |' -e's|<c.*_c.*>|Today|' -e's|<co.*=|Conditions |' -e's|<t.*_f.*=|Temperature (?F) |' -e's|<t.*_c.*=|Temperature (?C) |' -e's|"H.*: |Humidity "|' -e's|"W.*: |Wind "|' -e's|<.*=||' -e's|/>||' -e's|<.*>||' -e"s/&#39;/'/g" -e'1,3d;6,9d;11d;18d;20,49d'

      Origin "St John's, NL"
      Date+Time "2010-02-11 05:25:15 +0000"
      Description "Cloudy"
      Temperature (F) "30"
      Temperature (C) "-1"
      Humidity "76%"
      Wind "W at 9 mph"

By: o0110o
2010-02-11 06:32:44

1 Alternatives + Submit Alt

  • Weather based on your location

    curl -s$(curl -s "$(curl -s" | grep City | sed 's/City: \(.*\)/\1/' | sed 's/ /%20/g' | sed "s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*<temp_f data="\([^"]*\)"/>.*|\1\n|'
    matthewbauer · 2010-02-13 21:42:48 8

What Others Think

I hope you all have fun with this!
o0110o · 640 weeks ago
hmm, am my the only one that cant get either of these to work at all. I am using bash in osx terminal and have installed xmlstarlet via homebrew. There seems to be a mismatched quote in the original command. All I get when running these is a > at the prompt. Any ideas.
anika200 · 639 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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