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Tech View into 2020

2020 has now arrived and I have just been attending "Microsoft Ignite The Tour" in London which was quite interesting in many ways. The agenda, as expected, presented a lot of cloud based tech around Azure. One area I would like to investigate this year is the use of 'Containers" and Docker seems one of [...]

2020-01-17T11:10:22+00:00January 17th, 2020|General News|

Tech Review of 2019

Looking back at my Tech View of 2019 it seems a little quiet on what I expected to see appearing, below are my thoughts of 2019 and soon I would like to post what might or might not happening in 2020. From Microsoft Windows Core OS - This new version of Windows did not really [...]

2019-12-02T12:19:41+00:00December 2nd, 2019|General News|

API: FAA Geodetic Calcs for TERPS API added to SDK

Geodetic Calculation Feature Improvement To expand on the existing geodetic capabilities of the FPAssistant Suite SDK and to comply with FAA Order 8260 the GeoCoordinate and GeoCoordinateBasic objects (Structs) now support geodetic calculations based on Appendix A. TERP Standard Formulas for Geodetic Solutions. As documented in the appendix, it states... >> Algorithms and methods are [...]

2019-10-07T14:45:50+00:00October 7th, 2019|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

Tech View into 2019

The end of 2018 is coming and the start of a new year will bring some new technology both hardware and software, so I hope. Here are a few topics that I'm looking to see and do during 2019. From Microsoft Windows Core OS The launch of the latest Windows version known as Windows Core [...]

2018-12-21T15:18:11+00:00December 21st, 2018|General News|

Code Coverage – What is it and why so important for aviation

Code Coverage is important when testing software to investigate and determine how much of the programmers code is being coverage by the test cases. The code coverage amount is represented as a percentage. The Wikipedia definition is... "In computer science, test coverage is a measure used to describe the degree to which the source code [...]

2018-07-23T16:13:10+00:00July 23rd, 2018|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

Goodbye Windows 10 Mobile, Hello Andromeda?

Microsoft have now officially dropped support for Windows 10 Mobile which is a shame as FPAssistant was running on this platform quite well, the screen shots below show some parts with maps, tables and graphs used in the FPAssistant app for Windows 10 mobile. Sadly, this means that FPAssistant will not be progressed any further [...]

2018-05-31T16:55:18+00:00May 15th, 2018|General News|