ThingHTTP pulling MarketWatch data stops working during trading hours
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Did a project that uses an ESP8266 and WS2812B, using ThingHTTP to pull MarketWatch data to display live stock symbols, trending prices, and trending percentages. Overall, everything works. I then discovered that during trading hours (09:30-16:00), all of the data displays on both the LED matrix and serial monitor as jumbled characters.
Am I missing some neccessary and obvious line of code that allows me to pull live data curing market hours?
Any direction is appreciated. Rather than including the ino code here, I'll just point to my public Github repo.
Thank you in advance!
Christopher Stapels on 20 Jun 2022
In case anyone stubles on this, Ill promote Derek's findings to an answer. During business hours, the xpath for the data changes, so you need dynamic code to get the value at all times. See the comments for more details.
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