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Tech View into 2021

2021 has now arrived and yesterday the UK was out into another Lockdown to try and prevent the spread of Covid-19. 2020 was a difficult year for most business and people, CADology survived and we were able to continue adding features into FPAssistant Suite and learn about new software and tech. ARM & possibly not [...]

2021-01-05T15:01:12+00:00January 5th, 2021|General News|

SDK Objects: JSON serialization and deserialization

Support is currently being added to objects defined within the SDK to assist in the serialization and deserialization (marshalling and unmarshalling) from JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). This is being done by adding the required attributes to object class/struct member(s) and  properties defined by the Microsoft library System.Text.Json. Microsoft describe this library as "Provides high-performance and low-allocating types [...]

2020-12-08T16:11:19+00:00December 8th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

Microsoft announces .NET 5.0

.NET 5.0 Overview   Yesterday on the 10th November 2020 Microsoft released .NET 5.0 as a major release including C# 9.0 and F# 5.0 along with Visual Studio 16.8. It was only 6 weeks ago that I added a blog on .NET Standard 2.1 and .NET 5.0 Support .NET 5.0 is available now [...]

2020-11-11T17:58:00+00:00November 11th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

Aviation Custom Software Development Assistance

Software Development Consultancy - a new service offering... We are pleased to announce we are now offering the services of our highly qualified software development team to customers and companies who perhaps want a little more resource on a short term basis, this maybe to boost a delivery time or perhaps get you started or even [...]

2020-10-16T14:51:26+00:00October 16th, 2020|General News|

API & APP: FAA / ICAO RNP AR Sub-Calculations

To assist further with your calculation covering RNP AR from both FAA and ICAO (9905) the API for RNP AR has been extended to expose the underlying calculations covering the sources of variation and the bias errors for MOC. The sources of variation include: Actual Navigation Performance Error (ANPE) Waypoint PRecision error (WPR) Flight Technical [...]

2020-09-24T11:27:45+00:00September 24th, 2020|FPAssistant App News, FPAssistant SDK/API News|

SDK: .NET Standard and .NET 5 Support

Recently I wrote about .NET Standard 2.1 support for FPAssistant Suite SDK and this has now been completed. This means that the following SDK deliverables are available for download or by request: Windows Class Library 32-bit/64-bit for Intel Windows Class Library 32-bit/64-bit for ARM Portable Class Library (PCL) [Not all API's available] .NET Standard 2.0 [...]

2020-09-21T11:51:05+00:00September 21st, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

SDK : How do we test and validate the aviation SDK?

Part 1 - Testing the calculations and internals Testing software is a very important part of the development process and this can be broken down into two areas, firstly the internal calculations, database queries and procedures (Part 1) and secondly the User Interface (UI) making sure that the results and UI are working as designed [...]

2020-08-25T16:14:11+00:00August 25th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

API: Aviation SDK Documentation – How do you keep this updated?

The API documentation for FPAssistant Suite SDK is available on the web at the following URL: http://api.fpassistant.com/ This contains documentation for developers as well as articles to assist in using the product. API Documentation Website A few people have recently asked 'how this is produced?', being developers we like to make it easy and automatic! [...]

2020-08-13T11:57:45+00:00August 13th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|