Archive for September, 2012

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

IDLdoc 3.5.1 bug fix

IDLdoc wasn’t displaying the Categories on the Categories page. Download at the IDLdoc project site.

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Thursday, September 27th, 2012

IDL 8.2.1 to be released next week

Looks like IDL 8.2.1 is ready: IDL 8.2.1 will be released next Wednesday, October 3. It includes updates to, primarily, (New) Graphics, the widget toolkit and the Workbench. I’ll have a more detailed listing, along with a link to download a set of programmatic examples, in a post next week. From the version number I’m […]

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Monday, September 17th, 2012

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

I have installed the most recent OS from Apple, OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”, on my desktop. I am delaying installing on my laptop until the reported battery problems are solved (supposedly with the upcoming 10.8.2 release). The biggest change for IDL is that Mountain Lion does not include X11, instead you need to download […]

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Monday, September 10th, 2012

IDLdoc 3.5 released

IDLdoc 3.5 is out! There are plenty of bug fixes plus the new prompt hiding in code examples in this release. See the full release notes and download it from the IDLdoc project site.

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Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

IDLdoc 3.5 beta

I’m getting ready to release IDLdoc 3.5. This is mostly bug fixes and cleanup, but there is one nice new feature — prompt hiding. This allows the docs to show IDL prompts with commands and expected output in code snippets, but allows the user to hide the prompts and output by clicking “hide prompts”. This […]

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