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dwm
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if your terminal does not support unicode (I just discovered that PM code blocks do not...), consider changing the i subroutine to be something more visible

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use encoding 'utf8'; use Weather::Google; use Math::Units qw/convert/; my $LOCATION = "Nowhere"; # set to city name or postal code my $gw = new Weather::Google($LOCATION); # single-character icons for weather conditions # returns one string with one icon per argument sub i { my $i=''; $i .= /sun/i ? chr 0x2600 : /cloud/i ? chr 0x2601 : /rain|shower/i ? chr 0x2602 : /snow/i ? '*': $_ foreach @_; # the above regexes probably don't cover ALL conditions # but they do cover the ones I have seen over the past few days return $i } # format a temperature # originally the second argument was $f but I found that # I had to convert the temperature much more than I had to # not convert the temperature. If you are one of those types # that thinks in non-SI units, you might want to change that. sub t { my ($t, $c) = @_; return int($c ? $t : convert($t,'F','C')) . chr 0x00b0; } print '[', t($gw->temp_c,1), '(',t($gw->forecast(0,'high')), '/', t($gw->forecast(0,'low')), ')', i($gw->forecast(0,'condition')), '|', i($gw->forecast(1,'condition')), t($gw->forecast(1,'high')), '/', t($gw->forecast(1,'low')), ']';

The above script produces something like [17(18/5)|23/11] A newline is omitted because the script's output is combined with other scripts' outputs to create a single string of statuses and notifications. If you want to run it alone on the command line, I suggest adding ;echo to the end of your invocation.

Thanks to Daniel LeWarne for the module!


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