Weather Desktop Application (Windows)

  • Status Closed
  • Budget $100 - $200 USD
  • Total Bids 6

Project Description

Create a simple, user friendly and effective windows desktop app to display weather data as follows:

* Programming language: C++.

* Supported OS: win7 and win xp.

* The app will show worldwide weather from a weather webservice (weather API that returns weather data in XML/JSON).

* The app will show high and low temperature of each day (current weather and 5 days forecast), weather description, weather icon and wind speed.

* Moreover, the app will show local time - whereas the graphic shall be dark look&feel at night (12:00 am to 6:00 am) and light look&feel at day.

* The app will show whether icons of sun, clouds, rain, storm, etc + a field which actually describes the weather condition - if it is sunny or rainy, etc.

* The user will choose to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius

* The user will choose the location - country and city - worldwide, and have more than one location be viewable if chosen.

* The app will be accessed (after installation) from the windows taskbar via a taskbar icon, whereas 1 click on the taskbar icon will show a small window with the current weather, additional click on the small window shall open a bigger window with a 5 days weather forecast at the center of the screen (the user may choose a full screen display option, and minimized display).

* User friendly interface and attractive design - similar (but not identical of course!) to the following weather app - [url removed, login to view]

* The app should be easy to use and bug free.

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