Mapton 2.0.1

Mapton 2.0.1 was just published and is available for download.

The driver for this release was an update of JOGL (OpenGL) dependencies. Mapton wouldn’t start on Arch Linux and it’s derivatives otherwise.

Some minor fixes was also added.

Say hello to 2.0.0!

Mapton 2.0.0 was just published and is available for download.

A lot of work has been done since the previous release back in August, two of the major points are

  • The move from Java 8 to Java 11
  • A total rewrite of the UI

Enjoy!

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