by Michael McRoberts

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Project 50 – RSS Weather Reader

The final project in this book will use the Ethernet Shield again, but instead of transmitting data out to a web service, you will use the Arduino and Ethernet Shield to fetch data from the Internet and then display it in the serial monitor window. The data you are going to use is an RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed from the www.weather.gov website to obtain weather data for an area of your choosing in the U.S. This code will easily adapt to read an RSS weather feed from any other source if you are outside of the US.

RSS is a web format for publishing frequently updated information, such as weather, news, etc. The data is in XML (Extensible Markup Language) format, which is a set of rules for encoding documents ...

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