Thursday, December 8, 2011

uDig 1.3.0 Released

The uDig Community is pleased to announce the release of uDig 1.3.0.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 8.0-M4. Thanks to Andrea Amie and Gabriel Roldan for support, encouragement and timely bug fixes.

This point release includes significant usability improvements and new functionality - thanks to the hard work of Levi Putna and Paul Pfeiffer.

For more information on User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS please check out the uDig Overview.

Release Details

Download the package appropriate to your platform, unzip and run:

About uDig 1.3

This release features some great usability improvements with a new tool palette and easy to access tool options.

Here are some new features you can look forward to:

  • Area of Interest support - define your area of interest based on CRS, current screen or a bookmark
  • Filter the Table view using the current area of interest - a great way to focus on what is on screen
  • Updated Info and Profile tool for raster data
  • Teradata support
  • Spatial Toolbox view allowing access to OMS3 processing; with tutorial!
  • New import and export formats: CSV and KML.
  • Check out What is new page for details

Usability Improvements

  • New Tool Palette with easy to use Tool Options for quick access to preferences (blog)
  • New "cheatsheet" help system offering guide assistance to new users (blog)
  • Control Tool interaction with your layers with the ability to mark background layers

Additional documentation:

For developers:
  • Access to the latest GeoTools 8.0-M4 release
  • Access to the latest JTS 1.12
  • Access to the latest ImageIO-EXT 1.1.2
  • Fork me on github
  • Works with Eclipse 3.7