A FREE and SIMPLE ASP.NET weather control you can customize (in VB)


After looking around for a simple, customizable ASP.NET control that reads weather and forecast data from weather.com’s xml feed…and finding nothing, I decided to create one myself.

This ascx control displays current weather and weather forecast data on your ASP.NET website straight from an xml feed on weather.com. This is meant to be very easy to implement and extremely easy to customize. All you need to do is add a few files to your site, copy and paste a couple lines of code, switch a few variables, and you’re off and running.

Oh…and this control also caches the xml data from weather.com so it doesn’t ping the xml data with every user request. I have it set to clear and refresh the cached data every 15 minutes, but you can set it to any time frame you want…or even turn off caching if you so chose.

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