Does anyone if the API service is the thing that connects the third party apps to IF?
Yes, if the app requires data from Infinite Flight. There are two of them (each have different purposes), more info below:
If you’re not a developer, you might want to skip this post. Please don’t post questions about anything other than Infinite Flight Connect Development in this thread.
With this release of Infinite Flight, we’ve added a new experimental system called Infinite Flight Connect.
What is Infinite Flight Connect (IFC) ?
Infinite Flight Connect is a system that allows external applications to connect to Infinite Flight and control things like the autopilot, the joystick, Mouse, commands (flaps…
We’re bringing the Live API back!
Use this call to get the current server list. This should be the 1st call you send.
Use this call to get all current flights for specified s…
But I guess you are not a developer so just for a reminder :)
The “API Service” you see in the system status menu (top left corner) is different to what
@A-FitzGerald is referring to.
Essentially, it’s what we use for retrieving additional data when flying online, such as airport weather, flight plans, etc. It’s an internal component of online flying :)
So does this mean that when I get the yellow triangle/exclamation point on API Service when flying, I can just ignore it – even if I’m running a simultaneous second app (IF Passengers etc)? Thanks a lot.
October 11, 2018, 3:34pm
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