Continuing the discussion from New IF menu!:
Sorry for not posting this sooner, I’ve been busy for the last few days!
So, most are now aware that the new Infinite Flight update now integrates data from the forum. The following categories are used to display information in-app:
The tutorials aren’t really that important since they’re hidden in the help menu, but the events show up on the home menu whenever a user first opens Infinite Flight. Here’s how it works:
Matt tweaked his code so events should appear perfectly in Infinite Flight as long as everyone follows the same rules. What are these rules? You’ve been following them ever since you joined the forum. Event topic titles of course! Once again, all event topic titles need to be formatted properly, otherwise weird stuff happens in-app. How do I make my event look good in-app? More info here:
Yes, it is imperative that the ‘@’ character is separating the event title and the airport ICAO.
Yes, the ‘-’ character is needed to separate the ICAO from the date & time information. All the numbers & letters need to be in that order so Infinite Flight knows the difference between date, time, and year! The only part you’re allowed to write whatever you want in is the event title itself, which comes before the ‘@’ character. All this specific uniformity will turn a community event like this:
Into a wonderful in-app presentation like this:
Yes, all this is automated. The time displayed in-app is even adjusted from Zulu to your local timezone. How convenient!