Mapton 1.1.2 released

This release contains a couple of fixes, new features and optimizations, such as.

  • FIX: Don’t crash the About dialog when on MacOS.
  • NEW: ‘AnalyticGrid’ – Creates analytic surfaces with ease from lat/lons with values, access with aggregate functions like min, max, sum, count, avg and median for each grid cell.
  • NEW: ‘GeoNames Visualizer’  – A simple demo of the AnalyticGrid.
  • NEW: ‘Update manager’ – used for plugin data updates.
  • OPT: Remove bundled GeoNames data, use update manager instead.
  • OPT: Separate each WMS source to a separate plugin.
  • OPT: Colorized icons possible from the options dialog.
  • OPT: Use tree based layer view along with a toolbar.
  • OPT: Reduced file size.
  • OPT: Improve the dark theme.

or as an image…

Get it from the download page.

Enjoy!

Mapton 1.1.0 released

After a month of development it’s time to release the first update of Mapton.

Some of the changes since the previous release are:

  • NEW: Time awareness. Display map objects at a specific point in time or in an interval.
  • NEW: Photos. Display geo tagged photos on the map.
  • NEW: Chart support. Display charts when clicking on a map object or similar.
  • OPT: Reduced file size.

…and the usual fixes and tweaks

Mapton 1.0.0 released

After more than a year of development it’s time to release the first version of Mapton.

Some of the changes since the March snapshot are:

Maps

  • FIX: Removal of deprecated NASA services
  • NEW: Give proper attribution to map providers
  • NEW: Plot Wikipedia placemarks
  • NEW: Make placemarks highlightable and clickable
  • NEW: Let user add WMS sources and styles

General

  • OPT: Improved startup time
  • OPT: Optimized memory settings
  • OPT: Updated GeoNames search engine database
  • OPT: Moved from Oracle NetBeans 8.2 Platform to Apache NetBeans 11 Platform

UI

  • NEW: Global Object properties window
  • NEW: Notification support
  • OPT: HTML styled editing in Notes

…and the usual fixes and tweaks