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== V1.0.0 ==
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== V4.0 ==
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* ADD: Support for FS2020
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* ADD: Support for hardware functions (Add hardware without lua coding. Same as instruments, solely aimed at hardware)
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* ADD: Support for Raspberry Pico
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* ADD: New navigation system (see [[nav_get]], [[nav_get_nearest]] and [[nav_get_radius]])
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* ADD: Game controller API (see [[game_controller_list]] and [[game_controller_add]])
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* IMP: COM ports are not continuously opened and closed, previously connected Arduino's are stored between sessions
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* IMP: Improved windows to add instruments and panels (All available instruments and panels are now visible, you don't have to download the instrument/panel anymore before hand)
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* IMP: Animation features are added to [[move]], [[rotate]] and [[opacity]] functions.
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* FIX: Named message port now works
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== V3.7 ==
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* ADD: Support for Flight Illusion gauges
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* ADD: Support for ESP32 microcontroller boards
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* ADD: New [[interpolate_linear]] function
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* ADD: Two new user property types ([[user_prop_add_percentage]] and [[user_prop_add_table]])
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* ADD: Added [[log]] function to write messages to Air Manager or Air Player log file
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* ADD: Support for Raspberry Pi 4 (only first HDMI port, no mouse support)
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* FIX: Using touch in combination with the slider now works (Boeing overhead panel)
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* FIX: Fixed issue with [[hw_switch_get_position]] not returning the correct value
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* FIX: Various smaller issues and crashes resolved
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== V3.6 ==
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* ADD: Additional functions checking if the flight simulator is connected ([[xpl_connected]], [[fsx_connected]], [[p3d_connected]] and [[fs2_connected]]).
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* ADD: [[event_subscribe]] function that fires when a flight simulator connected changes, or when the instrument or panel is about to be closed
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* IMP: Persistence API now accept any lua type, including tables and arrays.
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* IMP: Support for CSV files without a header
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* IMP: You can now daisy chain up to 8 MAX7219 devices instead of 4
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== V3.5 ==
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* ADD: [[_fill_img]], [[_txt]] and [[_rotate]] functions to canvas
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* ADD: Static data function [[static_data_load]] (static data from JSON, CSV or Text files)
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* ADD: Add layers to panels with [[layer_add]]
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* ADD: Ability to [[remove]] images from an instrument during execution
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* ADD: Window click thru (only on Windows with DirectX rendering enabled)
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* ADD: Support for Arduino Leonardo and Micro
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* ADD: Support for named hardware
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* ADD: Style argument to [[img_add]]
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* ADD: Hardware stepper motor support ([[hw_stepper_motor_add]])
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* ADD: Support for HD44780 and direct character driving. ([[hw_chr_display_add]])
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* ADD: New function [[has_feature]] to check if AM/AP has a certain feature implemented.
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* ADD: [[hw_connected]] function where it is possible if a hw_id or hw_node is connected to hardware.
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* ADD: Addition of a headless mode, where a panel can be started without a window
 +
* ADD: Ability to change input mode for panels
 +
* ADD: Optional pressed and released callbacks for dial, slider, scroll wheel and switch
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* IMP: Dynamic scan of monitors
 +
* IMP: Additional PWM pins for Arduino devices
 +
* IMP: Timer has been improved (count argument in callback, and the ability to run a limited number of times, see [[timer_start]])
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* IMP: Debouncing on hardware  switches
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* IMP: More reliable connection with flight simulator (can better recover from UDP packet drop)
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* IMP: valign style added to text nodes ([[txt_add]])
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* FIX: Issue where panel shimmers through to desktop
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* FIX: Aircraft switching would crash when enabled
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* FIX: Button click spot now moves with button (when issuing [[move]])
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* FIX: Mouse cursor is now applied when starting scroll wheel grab
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* FIX: [[hw_adc_input_read]] would return raw value instead in 0.0-1.0 range
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== V3.4 ==
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* ADD: Support for the Knobster
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* ADD: [[switch_get_position]] and [[hw_switch_get_position]] functions
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* ADD: Support for downloading log files from connected Air Player's
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* ADD: Air Player version information can now be seen in Air Manager
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* IMP: [[move]] function now also works on the map
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* IMP: NAV data can now be fetched by multiple threads at once (making the map load faster on multi core systems)
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* IMP: Both [[running_txt_add_cir]] and [[running_img_add_cir]] now have an option to specify different horizontal and vertical radii
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* Fix: Mouse events not working when running with multiple panels on different monitors
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== V3.3 ==
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* ADD: Canvas added to instrument API, making it possible to draw lines, rectangles, circles etc. within your instrument.
 +
* ADD: With the new [[opacity]] function in the instrument API, you can make text, image etc. transparent
 +
* ADD: [[xpl_command_subscribe]] makes it possible to subscribe to X-plane commands
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* IMP: Text can now be rotated
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* IMP: [[rotate]] function now also accepts a custom anchor point to rotate around
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* IMP: Less CPU time is required because of optimisation in lua handling
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* IMP: Multiple smaller improvements and bug fixes
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== V1.0 ==
  
 
* Initial release
 
* Initial release

Latest revision as of 13:30, 21 April 2021

V4.0

  • ADD: Support for FS2020
  • ADD: Support for hardware functions (Add hardware without lua coding. Same as instruments, solely aimed at hardware)
  • ADD: Support for Raspberry Pico
  • ADD: New navigation system (see nav_get, nav_get_nearest and nav_get_radius)
  • ADD: Game controller API (see game_controller_list and game_controller_add)
  • IMP: COM ports are not continuously opened and closed, previously connected Arduino's are stored between sessions
  • IMP: Improved windows to add instruments and panels (All available instruments and panels are now visible, you don't have to download the instrument/panel anymore before hand)
  • IMP: Animation features are added to move, rotate and opacity functions.
  • FIX: Named message port now works

V3.7

  • ADD: Support for Flight Illusion gauges
  • ADD: Support for ESP32 microcontroller boards
  • ADD: New interpolate_linear function
  • ADD: Two new user property types (user_prop_add_percentage and user_prop_add_table)
  • ADD: Added log function to write messages to Air Manager or Air Player log file
  • ADD: Support for Raspberry Pi 4 (only first HDMI port, no mouse support)
  • FIX: Using touch in combination with the slider now works (Boeing overhead panel)
  • FIX: Fixed issue with hw_switch_get_position not returning the correct value
  • FIX: Various smaller issues and crashes resolved

V3.6

  • ADD: Additional functions checking if the flight simulator is connected (xpl_connected, fsx_connected, p3d_connected and fs2_connected).
  • ADD: event_subscribe function that fires when a flight simulator connected changes, or when the instrument or panel is about to be closed
  • IMP: Persistence API now accept any lua type, including tables and arrays.
  • IMP: Support for CSV files without a header
  • IMP: You can now daisy chain up to 8 MAX7219 devices instead of 4

V3.5

  • ADD: _fill_img, _txt and _rotate functions to canvas
  • ADD: Static data function static_data_load (static data from JSON, CSV or Text files)
  • ADD: Add layers to panels with layer_add
  • ADD: Ability to remove images from an instrument during execution
  • ADD: Window click thru (only on Windows with DirectX rendering enabled)
  • ADD: Support for Arduino Leonardo and Micro
  • ADD: Support for named hardware
  • ADD: Style argument to img_add
  • ADD: Hardware stepper motor support (hw_stepper_motor_add)
  • ADD: Support for HD44780 and direct character driving. (hw_chr_display_add)
  • ADD: New function has_feature to check if AM/AP has a certain feature implemented.
  • ADD: hw_connected function where it is possible if a hw_id or hw_node is connected to hardware.
  • ADD: Addition of a headless mode, where a panel can be started without a window
  • ADD: Ability to change input mode for panels
  • ADD: Optional pressed and released callbacks for dial, slider, scroll wheel and switch
  • IMP: Dynamic scan of monitors
  • IMP: Additional PWM pins for Arduino devices
  • IMP: Timer has been improved (count argument in callback, and the ability to run a limited number of times, see timer_start)
  • IMP: Debouncing on hardware switches
  • IMP: More reliable connection with flight simulator (can better recover from UDP packet drop)
  • IMP: valign style added to text nodes (txt_add)
  • FIX: Issue where panel shimmers through to desktop
  • FIX: Aircraft switching would crash when enabled
  • FIX: Button click spot now moves with button (when issuing move)
  • FIX: Mouse cursor is now applied when starting scroll wheel grab
  • FIX: hw_adc_input_read would return raw value instead in 0.0-1.0 range

V3.4

  • ADD: Support for the Knobster
  • ADD: switch_get_position and hw_switch_get_position functions
  • ADD: Support for downloading log files from connected Air Player's
  • ADD: Air Player version information can now be seen in Air Manager
  • IMP: move function now also works on the map
  • IMP: NAV data can now be fetched by multiple threads at once (making the map load faster on multi core systems)
  • IMP: Both running_txt_add_cir and running_img_add_cir now have an option to specify different horizontal and vertical radii
  • Fix: Mouse events not working when running with multiple panels on different monitors

V3.3

  • ADD: Canvas added to instrument API, making it possible to draw lines, rectangles, circles etc. within your instrument.
  • ADD: With the new opacity function in the instrument API, you can make text, image etc. transparent
  • ADD: xpl_command_subscribe makes it possible to subscribe to X-plane commands
  • IMP: Text can now be rotated
  • IMP: rotate function now also accepts a custom anchor point to rotate around
  • IMP: Less CPU time is required because of optimisation in lua handling
  • IMP: Multiple smaller improvements and bug fixes

V1.0

  • Initial release