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October 4, 2020

Weather reading using REST API in LimagitoX File Mover

Weather reading using REST API in LimagitoX File Mover

In this example we’ll show you how to get weather information as JSON using a REST API call.

>Select REST as Source:
LimagitoX File Mover REST as Source

>REST as Source Setup:

We’ll use an API from openweathermap.org

https://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather?appid={openweathermap_apikey}&q=chicago

More information here.

LimagitoX File Mover REST Setup

>Select WIN as Destination:

LimagitoX File Mover WIN as Destination

>RunTime Log Result

LimagitoX File Mover RunTime Log Rest Result

>Destination File

LimagitoX File Mover REST destination file

>Content Destination File opened using Notepad++

>Content Destination File opened in Notepad++ and its JSON Plugin

The next step could be a conversion from JSON to another format, many options are possible. This is just an example to show you what can be done with REST as Source in LimagitoX File Mover.

 

If you need any help with this REST Weather reading API Call setup, please let us know.

Best Regards,

Limagito Team

 

>> Notepad++ Hint, installing the JSON Plugin <<

 

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