Developer Guide

All information for developers to integrate SAM

[Licensing] Freeware & Payware Sceneries
The plugin  is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 which means it is free to use for all users and for all freeware sceneries. If you are a payware developer you...
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020 at 8:03 AM
[Step 1] Enable your Custom Scenery
Before you can use any SAM content you have to register your custom scenery folder within the plugin.  Open the Authoring Tool and select the scenery tab....
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 9:40 PM
[Step 2] Use SAM Library Objects
The provided SAM Library contains different pre-animated objects to be used within your custom scenery. You can easily implement them without the full backg...
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 9:52 PM
[Step 3] Animate Custom Objects
The plugin already provides the following pre-animated datarefs which can be used in your custom objects: Dataref | Values | Description sam/library...
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 9:58 PM
[Step 4] Animate Custom Jetways
If you want to animate your custom jetway object to work with SAM we propose to use a library jetway as a reference. The following datarefs and their values...
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 10:00 PM
[Step 5] Draw Jetway Bridges
Since SAM 1.1.0 bridges are available to connect the terminal building with a jetway. The following types are availabe: Type 1 - Glas Type 1 - Solid ...
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 10:02 PM
[Colors + Seasons] Using SAM Seasons SDK
SAM Seasons SDK is an easy way to create seasonal scenery features without the need to create everything from scratch. It also allows designers to get high ...
Fri, 15 May, 2020 at 3:06 AM
[Aircraft/Plugin Developers] How to interact with SAM
If you are an aircraft/plugin developer we should team up as parts of the sim are being used/controlled by both parties. External power provided by j...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 11:59 AM
[Scenery Developers] How to integrate custom liveries/objects to SAM AirportVehicles
The SAM AirportVehicles extension replaces all default airport vehicles in X-Plane all over the world. You as a scenery author can paint our objects or e...
Sat, 26 Sep, 2020 at 3:15 PM