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I've recently been travelling a lot (which as my family is well aware, is a normal state!) and wanted to be able to easily keep track of the exchange rate, plus be able to calculate the prices including tax - as well as find out how much it would be in my normal currency.Step 1 was finding an API...

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This week I was a guest on the Philofaxy podcast, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Plannerverse - Episode 51. I had a great time talking to Steve (as always!), as we delved into how I plan and my systems.

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I’ve been exploring APIs quite a bit recently and came across the Dark Sky API (free for up to 1000 calls a day). The possibilities with this API, like most, are many - and my immediate thought was I could use it to tell me at the start of the day what the weather will be like for the day - regardless of where I am.

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