What Is Elite Dangerous Market Connector?
Elite Dangerous Market Connector ("EDMC") is a third-party application for use with Frontier Developments' game "Elite Dangerous". Its purpose is to facilitate supplying certain game data to, and in some cases retrieving it from, a number of websites and other tools.
To achieve this it utilises the Journal Files written by the game when played on a PC. It also makes use of Frontier's Companion API ("Frontier's CAPI"), accessible once you've authorised this application.
EDMC has a plugin system which many other developers have made use of to extend its functionality.
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NB: This application is of no use with a Console game account. We now test against, and package with Python 3.9.7. As a consequence of this we no longer support Windows 7, due to
As has become routine now, various anti-virus software are reporting a false positive on our installer and/or files it contains. I've pre-emptively uploaded the installer to
This release primarily addresses the issue of the program asking for Frontier authorization much too often.
- Actually utilise the Frontier Refresh Token when the CAPI response is "Unauthorized". The re-factoring of this code to make CAPI queries threaded inadvertently prevented this.
Thanks to all that reported this problem, helped track it down, and tested the release candidates.