Difference between revisions of "Launcher Planning List"

From CoH Network
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 11: Line 11:
  
 
==List of Requirements==
 
==List of Requirements==
*Launcher "must" be in the same directory as the game executable. Forcing this as a standard will resolve several problems with administrative rights requirements previously seen in earlier launchers.
+
*Launcher ''must'' be in the same directory as the game executable. Forcing this as a standard will resolve several problems with administrative rights requirements previously seen in earlier launchers.
  
 
==Tertiary Goals==
 
==Tertiary Goals==

Revision as of 16:44, 14 November 2019

Preliminary Requirements

  • Verify and outline replacement for Manifests.
    • TCP ACK is the current methodology being explored.
    • Verify any additional server-side requirements that must be developed to work with this data management model.
  • Settle on launcher's server list management methodology.

List of Development Milestones

  • Settle on whether to continue existing launcher, or migrate to another programming language.
    • Ease-of-entry or familiarity with the language to develop the software should be a priority to resolve limitations with available developers.
    • Issues with Sunrise are that there may be a lack of experience surrounding Python with QT to continue development.

List of Requirements

  • Launcher must be in the same directory as the game executable. Forcing this as a standard will resolve several problems with administrative rights requirements previously seen in earlier launchers.

Tertiary Goals

  • User interface layout and design requirements.
    • Detailed view of transfer speeds
    • Detailed view of progress
  • Confirm and work around compatibility problems across OS platforms.
  • Meaningful Error messages
    • Detailed messages will help with troubleshooting experience