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RAIntegration 1.0 Released

For players:

  • Measured achievements report raw values (instead of percentage) by default
  • Fix percentage calculation for very large measured targets
  • Fix issue where flickering challenge indicator could disappear entirely when fast forwarding
  • Fix crash when attempting to display multiple challenge indicators in the same frame in RAProject64
  • Fix display of unlocked achievement count when user has unlocked Unofficial achievements
  • Prevent activating achievements if runtime was initialized for a console other than the game’s console

For developers:

  • Leaderboard editor
  • New sizes: Float, MBF32, 16-bit BE, 24-bit BE, and 32-bit BE
  • Add logical warnings (i.e. comparing 8-bit address to 16-bit number) to asset editor
  • Search functionality should be slightly faster and use less memory
  • Add tooltip to search results that displays the initial and last value of each search result
  • Option to specify whether Measured achievements should show raw value or percentage
  • Add ability to link hash from Test Compatibility mode
  • New/Clone buttons prompt to disable hardcore instead of being disabled when in hardcore mode
  • Freeze button text on bookmarks window changes to Unfreeze when only frozen bookmarks are selected
  • Increase address column width in search results and bookmarks for systems with more than 16MB of RAM
  • New built-in macros for Rich Presence: @Number, @ASCIIChar, @UnicodeChar, @Seconds, @Minutes, @Float[1-6]
  • Fix disappearing search results in Text search mode
  • Fix AddAddress resolution (tooltip/jump to address) not working after adding new conditions to achievement
  • Fix Exclude Selected always using last page of results instead of selected page

Full Changelog

RATools 1.8.3 Released

  • add true and false constants for script logic (continue to use always_true() and always_false() for trigger definitions)
  • add word_be, tbyte_be, and dword_be big-endian memory accessor functions
  • add max_of helper function for leaderboard value clause
  • add rich_presence_macro function
  • support for floating point numbers
  • support for writing leaderboards to local file (direct import to 0.80 DLL)
  • support for generating code for leaderboards from New Script dialog
  • add format parameter to measured function to support raw vs. percent display
  • allow negative offsets when processing pointers
  • allow bcd() to be called inside prev()
  • allow trigger(a || b) to expand to alt groups
  • allow loading file without a game id
  • lookup entries that match the fallback value are no longer included in the generated Rich Presence script
  • improved underflow adjustment calculations
  • fix empty array/dictionary showing up orange
  • fix loss of hit target when final condition of clause is optimized out
  • fix loss of ResetIf when used in Measured value
  • fix cannot apply Trigger to ResetIf error when using never inside repeated in trigger_when
  • fix highlighting issue when pasting lines that start with combining characters (&&, +, …)
  • fix stack overflow processing very long chain of conditions
  • fix maximum recursion error when processing very long AddSource chain inside prev
  • fix maximum recursion error when editing the same function over and over
  • fix crash updating local achievements when system culture uses comma as decimal separator
  • fix stats not showing up without an ApiKey

Full Changelog

RAWeb 1.79 Released

  • add lazy loading attribute to profile and game images outputted by JS by Krylan Krylan in #893
  • Prefix URLs with (missing) https protocol by luchaos luchaos in #896
  • prevent negative offset in lbinfo query by Jamiras Jamiras in #897
  • use different escaping function for Tip() by Jamiras Jamiras in #895
  • don’t lookup notes for values by Jamiras Jamiras in #894
  • Sanitize tooltip output to prevent xss attacks by Jamiras Jamiras in #900
  • delay new forum post notifications from unverified users by Jamiras Jamiras in #902
  • make account deletion wording more verbose by Jamiras Jamiras in #903
  • add mature content warning by Jamiras Jamiras in #904
  • Prevent shortcode parser changing case … by Jamiras Jamiras in #899

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Developer Tips

Searo Searo is compiling a list of developer tips & advice, if you’d like to contribute, reach out to him!

RAScript Tutorial

Etron Etron has started a RAScript tutorial series that can be found here in RANews or here on Etron’s GitHub repo.

QA Weekly Wrap

Check out what the QA Team has been up to as of the last month.