[REL] WeatherPlugin

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  1. Stefan_L_01

    Stefan_L_01 Registered

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    Hi
    This is a Weather Plugin and Client to operate. It supports manual weather setting and real weather by quering weather api supplier. Scripting/random is not supported.
    - works on x64 only
    - works on dx9 dx11, dedicated and offline applications (as far as i could test)
    - supports real weather, read the readme for more info
    - You may need vs2015 redistributable (vc140 redist).
    https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/download/details.aspx?id=48145

    .Net version is 4.5.2

    Recommended API: ClimaCell (free key: https://www.climacell.co/weather-api/pricing/ )

    Q&A:
    Q: Can the plugin set the current time of the track?
    A: No, the game internal Interface does not allow to set set time
    Q: can the Plugin set the track temperature?
    A: No, the game internal Interface does not allow to set track temperature, and currently it it said to have no meaning anyway
    Q: what weather provider are supported?
    A: ClimaCell, Darksky (no more api keys avail), OpenWeatherMap and for legacy reasons wunderground where free weather data access is not possible anymore
    Q: what do I need to do with the download???
    A: read the readme in the zip, and get an free API key (which offers usually least but sufficient access to weather data) from one of the supported API suppliers
    Q: my league says they use this plugin for real weather. Do I need to install this plugin to participate in server sessions?
    A: No. Weather and realroad is transferred to you by the rf2 server in multiplayer mode.

    BR
    Stefan

    current: V1.13
     

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    Thank you very much @Stefan_L_01 .
    I've a question.
    How do we configure the program to be used with several dedicated servers?
    localhost : port? Is it implemented?
    Note: I've put two spaces because otherwise the forum shows a smiley
     
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    this is not forseen currently
    You run more than one dedicated on one system?
    I have an idea to realize this, next version
     
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    Stefan can you post a video on how you set this up please?
     
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    This is great news, rF2 really needs such plugin especially since Gerald's .dll no longer works in DX11.
    Is there a source code available to have a look?
     
  6. Stefan_L_01

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    I uploaded V1.1 (maybe should have called it 0.x, you know)
    I found a way using multi-server instances by usage of a custom variable, UID. See readme for details
    also i thought myself a calculation of WU rain rate by accumulated data may have some advantages, so you have 2 options

    @Ironwolf: source code is available ( :) ), but I´m not working with open source, so no github or similar.
     
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    V1.2 up
    I´ve thrown out the stupid snow simulation and replaced it with a radar image poll. Detail in the readme.
    Note: for WU radar you need at least their developer cumulus plan, in case you signed for strato pls update your plan. I have not tested what happens if you don´t have access to radar...
     
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    V1.3 up
     
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    Hi @Stefan_L_01
    I can't run the program in our server.
    I think that the dll isn't recognised by our dedicated because it doesn't appear in the CustomPluginVariables.JSON
    I think that we don't have installed the runtime libraries. What do we have to install (C++ libraries, .Net Framework...)?
     
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    you need the vc140 redistributable in case
    .net is 4.5.2
     
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    can this plugin do random weather Stefan? can tis be used ofline aswell?
     
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    no random mode. Use the other plugin for random mode :)rolleyes:). Offline works as well.
     
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    Hi Stefan.
    I can't execute the program (rf2WeatherClient.exe). It crashes before open.
    I get this error:
    *********************************************
    Firma con problemas:
    Nombre del evento de problema: CLR20r3
    Firma del problema 01: rf2WeatherClient.exe
    Firma del problema 02: 1.3.0.0
    Firma del problema 03: 5a4660f0
    Firma del problema 04: mscorlib
    Firma del problema 05: 4.7.2117.0
    Firma del problema 06: 59cf513d
    Firma del problema 07: 165d
    Firma del problema 08: 12f
    Firma del problema 09: System.UnauthorizedAccess
    Versión del sistema operativo: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.272.7
    Id. de configuración regional: 2057
    Información adicional 1: e566
    Información adicional 2: e566400830c302b0e2aedfc8031785f5
    Información adicional 3: 95ae
    Información adicional 4: 95aec3e3cfeb2687edd53c328f691171

    Lea nuestra declaración de privacidad en línea:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0c0a

    Si la declaración de privacidad en línea no está disponible, lea la declaración de privacidad sin conexión:
    C:\Windows\system32\es-ES\erofflps.txt
    *********************************************
    The .Net 4.52 was already installed. I've compiled two applications vb and C# to be sure, and both run well.
    Is it mandatory to put the program in any folder?
    There are dependencies?
     
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    I've rewritten the previous post because it wasn't clear.
    I think that now is ok.
     
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    What operating system are you using?
     
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    Sorry guys, what is this plugin for?
    How it works?
     
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    Provides real time weather based on weather stations placed around the world. For example, choose the station nearest Silverstone and you will have real weather in your session at Silverstone. :)
     
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    Windows Server 2008 R2 Stardard SP1
     
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    I installed a 2008 R2 SP1, without latest cumulative Fix Pack, and it does not crash.
    Hmmmm. Maybe due to spanish locale? Can you try english system ?

    Note: i tried also as guest Account with lowest access rights, no Crash. I' m sry I can not help for the Moment
     
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