AniWeather Version History

42 versions

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Version 207.9 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0.*

Upgraded mainly for enhanced security. Now AniWeather is fully compatible with secured connections (i.e., https://*).

1. Use secured connection whenever applicable for AniWeather resources.

2. Use popup panel to host graphic reports.

3. Use separate tab (instead of embedded) for animated report if the host page is secured.

==== From version 0.8.10 ===

0. To be compatible with the coming Firefox 4.0, changed the default icon location from the status bar to the menu bar.

1. Updated the way to turn off live alert. Now the alert can be turned off by simply hovering the mouse over the flashing alert icon.

2. Fixed a few non-namespaced variables

3. Fixed a few exception errors.

4. Worked around the situation in that the animation will be opened in a new tab when current page is not a standard web page (e.g., a about:config page).

Version 203.4 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0.*

1. Added it-IT (Italian) version
2. Compatible with Firefox 4.0

Version 0.8.6 189.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b8pre

This version mainly resolved compatibility issues with Firefox 4 beta 7. More details can be found at

Version 0.8.5 188.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b8pre

This version (0.8.5) fixed an issue in positioning AniWeather icons in the menu bar.

Version 0.8.2 187.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b8pre

This new version fine tuned previous version, mainly making it more customizable:

1. added the option to display both F and C for temperature in the toolbar
2. added new wind speed (m/s)
3. added the option to display night conditions in the toolbar
4. added the option to customize graphic report (for non-us locations)
5. corrected a bug in ordering location list.
6. corrected some displaying bugs in animation

Version 0.8.1 181.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b3

1. Fixed a bug where alerts that had been turned off were still active.
2. Fixed a bug that the timely notice for current condition may showed wrong temperature.
3. Compatible with 4.0b3.

Version 0.8.0 181.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b2

AniWeather 0.8.0 is a major upgrade upon 0.7.4 with the following new features:

1. Added thousands of more locations to the database
2. Added live alert report (you will get alert warning and detailed alert info via the alert icon).
3. Fixed the issue that the auto notice appears in a pop up window
4. Be compatible with Firefox 4.0.b2
5. "Update now" option to refresh weather data immediately
6. Added the help page on how to read the animation report (
7. Other minor bug fixes.

Thanks for your supports all along and enjoy the new AniWeather!

Version 0.7.4 178.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0b2

Added two language packs:

de-DE (German)
vi-VN (Vietnamese)

Version 0.7.3 169.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a1pre

This release is the first version supporting localized UI. The following language has been supported and more are on the way:


There are also a few minor bug fixes, mainly for backward compatibility and enhanced security.

Version 0.6.18 119.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a1pre

This version mainly addressed (part of) highly requested features:

1. The preview size of the graphic reports is now configurable
2. Mouse-hovering delay for preview windows is now configurable
3. Increased the number of 1-click candidate locations from 5 to 6
4. Use ESC to exit the 5-day animated prediction
5. Improved update scheduling
6. Improved server robustness
7. Minor UI adjustment

Known issue: after you change the temperature unit, please restart Firefox to have the change take effect.

We have received many feature requests from our enthusiastic users. We will consider all of them in our future release based on their popularity and importance.

Version 0.6.15 117.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6a1pre

Accumulated updates since 0.6.0:

Changes in 0.6.15
Minor UI and detail improvement

Changes in 0.6.13
This release added several features that were highly requested by users:

1. Added the feature to customize the position of the weather icon, supporting main menu bar, navigation bar, bookmark bar, and status bar. And you can also specify the exact position index on each bar.
2. Added "10-day report" and "hourly report" to the menu
3. Added the "Update now" feature"
4. Improved the configuration page
5. Improved UI

Changes in 0.6.11
Added missing icons.

Changes in 0.6.10
1. Fixed a bug in displaying popup report
2. Fixed a bug in configuring perferences
3. Corrected a typo
4. Corrected a bug in calculating moon phases

Changes in 0.6.7
Improved cross-browser compatibility.

Changes in 0.6.6
1. Fixed the bug that caused malfunction in certain web pages containing frameset
2. Fixed the bug in displaying moon phase
3. Updated css to improve UI.

Changes in 0.6.3

1. Added the moon phase in the animation.
2. Added sunrise/sunset info.
3. Enriched the popup report.
4. Added night conditions.
5. Adjusted some CSS values

Changes in 0.6.2

1. Fixed a bug in automatic notice.
2. Fixed a bug in displaying daily forecast.

Changes in 0.6.1

1. Added the alert graphic report.
2. Improved the way of interaction to avoid annoyance.

Changes in 0.6.0
AniWeather Version 0.6.0 is a major upgrade. It contains many important features:

1. Added a rich set of graphic reports including Precipitation distribution, UV Index, air quality, sky cover, satellite, radar, and more!
2. Resolved the compatibility issue with Google Reader Watcher.
3. Resolved the compatibility issue with FlashBlock.
4. Fixed several css bugs.
5. Added more status bar options.

Version 0.5.7 26.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6a1pre

1. Fixed the bug that might generate some errors in Firefox console.
2. Fixed the bug that might switch 2nd and 3rd day forecast.
3. Fixed the bug that the forecast for the default location might be overwritten by a non-default location.