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Development / Re: Software Modification Start
« Last post by Laro88 on January 11, 2019, 08:06:38 AM »
I would also like a "what to use for a clean build on windows", right now I can't get the code to compile in whatever vs I try.

Right now VS2015 is complaining about projects compiling to same folder, (.pdb issue), referenced files not in projects (irrlicht.h and asio - which can be fixed manually) and finally a reference to boost which is not in the git repo.

I actually don't know how to get it to compile nicely at the moment.
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Development / Re: Software Modification Start
« Last post by Laro88 on January 11, 2019, 07:28:21 AM »
Thumbs up, it would be nice with a quick "this is needed for compiling on windows" etc.

I can't get compilation to work doing a git pull and opening the sln in either VS2015 pro or VS2017 pro.
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Bridge Command General Support / Re: Multi-Screen in a single computer
« Last post by segmelo on December 20, 2018, 06:24:31 PM »

it's working now. I did not right the tutorial and did not see that it had to repeat the hostname, for the same number of screens that the program is running.
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Environment models / Navigation chart specification and land specification?
« Last post by Laro88 on December 19, 2018, 02:15:53 PM »
Which format should be used for navigational charts and which for land surface elevations?

I would like to get a map of Denmark up and running but I need to know which maps formats I should try to get access to.
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Bridge Command General Support / Re: Multi-Screen in a single computer
« Last post by segmelo on December 19, 2018, 02:08:40 PM »
I tried using 3 monitors in a single computer following the tutorial instructions, but only two monitors load, the controller and one second. The other monitor is awaiting for connection. Is necessary anyone configuration?
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Feature requests & suggestions / Re: AIS input and Google Earth?
« Last post by Laro88 on December 03, 2018, 08:34:54 AM »
AIS input would be fun - NMEA input handling for some of the online AIS sources would be interesting.
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Feature requests & suggestions / Autopilot feature
« Last post by Laro88 on December 03, 2018, 08:32:57 AM »
BridgeControl looks great.

I am in the need of an autopilot feature - basically just a way to handle incoming bearing and thrust. I have an NMEA output from a control scenario that I can pipe out to ethernet. Basically I would like to use BridgeControl to simulate some track / waypoint behavior.

So - does this seem feasible?
1. Adding the capability to handle NMEA inputs to NMEA.cpp (we need to add the listening capability to handle the incoming data)
2. Create a simple PI(D) loop that performs the turn and has the current bearing as feedback - it seems to me like I need to put the autopilot into OwnShip to get periodic recalculations.
3. I might need a PI(D) loop for the thrust control as well

I have been looking through the code, but I still don't have a complete picture of how everything is put together.

Cheers
Laro



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Bridge Command General Support / Re: Multi-Screen in a single computer
« Last post by forum_admin on November 27, 2018, 07:40:39 AM »
Hi, I've just released version 5.4, which has multiple updates to allow multiple sessions of Bridge Command running on a single computer. The tutorial in the documentation has also been updated to describe this.

Please could you let me know how you get on with this.
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Development / Software Modification Start
« Last post by attilio10 on November 23, 2018, 03:38:02 PM »
Hi,
I'd like to start some modifications of software.
What are you suggestion for files editor?

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Development / Re: Changes in Networking (current version of Bridgecommand)
« Last post by forum_admin on September 20, 2018, 03:46:34 PM »
Hello, in the 5.x versions I'm using the ENet networking library (http://enet.bespin.org/) which has its own lightweight layer on top of UDP, so that is probably why the raw UDP data is looking mangled.

I see that there's a python wrapper for ENet (https://pypi.org/project/pyenet), so this may be useful> Their git repository includes an example of usage: https://github.com/piqueserver/pyenet/blob/master/test_client.py
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