News and stories about how FPAssistant is developed and the technologies used to create it

TAS and Conversion Factor

Question: How can I calculation a True Air Speed and obtain the conversion factor? In the SDK we use the IndicatedAirSpeed struct which has a few different constructors to handle a different temperature variation, the full API documentation can be found here. Two values are required, these are an Airspeed and an Altitude value.  So an example [...]

2018-08-24T17:11:46+00:00August 24th, 2018|FPAssistant SDK/API 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|

Developing for multi platform and devices

One the main functional requirements for the FPAssistant Suite was to offer a product that would happily execute on different hardware devices from phones through to tablets and desktops plus be available on different operating systems (OS)....so how do we achieve this you ask? Well... Initially this was achieved using Portable Class Libraries (PCL) and [...]

2018-05-15T17:04:27+00:00May 15th, 2018|FPAssistant SDK/API News|