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[netCDF #KSI-802804]: Fwd: [Kst] Kst 2.0.5 released!

Hi Nicolas,

> I think there was interest in Kst on your side. Please find below the
> release announcement of the latest version.

Thanks, I've updated our entry on KST here:



> ----- Mail transfÃrà -----
> De: "Nicolas Brisset" <address@hidden>
> Ã: "kst" <address@hidden>
> EnvoyÃ: Lundi 21 Mai 2012 08:28:46
> Objet: [Kst] Kst 2.0.5 released!
> **************************************************
> Kst 2.0.5 released May 21st 2012
> The Kst team is happy to announce the immediate availability of Kst 2.0.5, 
> the latest feature and bugfix release of the outstanding open-source, 
> cross-platform 2D plotting tool Kst. Kst is focused on performance and ease 
> of use. Packages for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X are available from 
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/kst/files/Kst%202.0.5/, as well as the 
> complete source code and cmake-based build files. Some Linux distributions 
> also provide packages in their own or add-on repositories, updates should 
> appear in the next days.
> A more detailed presentation of Kst can be found on the web page at 
> http://kst-plot.kde.org, including numerous screenshots and all the useful 
> download links.
> Kst is characterized by the following features:
> - Outstanding performance: curves with millions of points are no problem at 
> all!
> - Plotting of live streams
> - Out-of-the box support for a variety of formats (currently ASCII, netCDF, 
> dirfile, Qimage-supported types, fits images)
> - User-friendly with a modern and consistent user interface
> - A set of unique tools to boost efficiency, including a fantastic data 
> import wizard , capacity to edit multiple objects at once or the "Change Data 
> File" tool to compare multiple experiments easily
> - An active community
> - Easily expandable for new data formats or data analysis algorithms thanks 
> to a plugin-based architecture
> - Available on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX
> The most notable improvements brought by Kst 2.0.5 over the 2.0.4 version 
> released in September 2011 are:
> - Data-fixed annotation objects (e.g. text and arrows which scroll along with 
> the curves)
> - Support for Matlab's .mat file format for strigns, matrices, vectors and 
> scalars
> - Beta version of python scripting (on Linux only for now, depending on NumPy 
> 1.6 and SciPy and requiring .py and .pyc files installed in the right place). 
> See documentation at http://hen.astro.utoronto.ca/pyKst/ and don't hesitate 
> to ask for help on the mailing list as this feature is still in beta stage
> - Drag & Drop support: simply drop a .kst file onto Kst and it will open, if 
> you drop any data file it will open in the data wizard
> - Improved printing to vector formats (printer, PDF, SVG)
> - Optional antialiasing (may be slow on some systems)
> - A number of bugs and crashes fixed in various areas, like shared axis 
> boxes. See detailed changelog at 
> http://kst-plot.kde.org/files/Log_messages_2.0.4_to_2.0.5.txt for more 
> information
> For the upcoming Kst 2.1 series, currently under active development, and 
> future releases, these are some of the new features we plan on implementing:
> - improvements to the Python-based, numPy and sciPy compatible scripting and 
> availability on other platforms than Linux
> - Improvements to the data view dialogs to allow a worksheet-based workflow 
> as in labplot, qtiplot or Origin
> - Better support for reading time and dates from ASCII files
> Bugs or feature requests can be reported as usual using the built-in wizard 
> (Help->Bug Report Wizard).
> If you are interested in getting involved, just get in touch with us on the 
> mailing list. We can offer support and all sorts of development tasks from 
> "junior jobs" to more involved features. Kst is an ideal project for 
> university or college teachers and students who would want to get involved in 
> an OSS project, if you are interested contact us!
> Cooperation with other similar projects would also be welcome, especially as 
> some features could benefit everybody (based on a similar model as kipi 
> plugins for KDE image applications).
> The Kst Team
> **************************************************
> _______________________________________________
> Kst mailing list
> address@hidden
> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kst
Russ Rew                                         UCAR Unidata Program
address@hidden                      http://www.unidata.ucar.edu

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: KSI-802804
Department: Support netCDF
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

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