Dudu has been working on the bridle system algorithm for the last 3 weeks, and he finally got it working.
It has the same tools as the current software with many improvements. The algorithm finds the perfect path from the bar through all the bifurcating points along the “tree” to finally end on each kite attachment point. Attached are some screen grabs of one bridle model, and below is the XML file that contains bridle data and the C++ code that is the “engine” of the bridle system.
This was designed to be flexible and allow the use on many types of objects other than conventional kites. Dudu is now working now on the UI (User Interface) to facilitate the flexible design and edit, also to display data and calculation.
Right-click to download bridles.xml
(simply clicking will cause the script to run in your browser – won’t work)