New version – Important Bug Fixes, plus new Slope Aspect formula

New Mysticetus release on http://www.mysticetus.com This release (1.5.0.45) contains: 1. Important bugfixes. The last release unfortunately introduced a couple bugs related to editing entry sheets – in particular related to configuring how waypoints are plotted (it would go “boom” if you did a certain thing, so if your system didn’t go “boom”, you didn’t hit Read more about New version – Important Bug Fixes, plus new Slope Aspect formula[…]

New Distance to Shore feature, and easier data install

Happy August everyone. Let’s dive right into the new Distance to Shore feature in version 1.5.0.43. ————–Mysticetus will now happily calculate the distance to shore of your sightings. Distance to Shore is implemented as a formula on sightings. The Sample.Mysticetus file on the Downloads page (http://www.mysticetus.com/downloads) is now updated to include a Distance to Shore Read more about New Distance to Shore feature, and easier data install[…]

Mysticetus v1.5.0.42: Shapefile Display in the Mapping window! (and open source GIS apps)

New version: 1.5.0.42 The What is Mysticetus presentation has been updated to include the latest features. Also, see below for links to open source (i.e. free) replacements for ArcGIS/ArcInfo when creating or editing Shapefiles. New Feature:Mysticetus now displays Shapefiles (.shp) in the mapping window. This means you can download a host of interesting information…or create Read more about Mysticetus v1.5.0.42: Shapefile Display in the Mapping window! (and open source GIS apps)[…]

Cities and Airports on the Map (plus layer control)

Mysticetus version 1.5.0.38 The past couple weeks I’ve been working on the infrastructure to support layering all manner of things in the Mysticetus map window. I’ve also created a couple distinct data-sets you can use right now and will be working on more later. If you’ve got requests for data that you want displayed on Read more about Cities and Airports on the Map (plus layer control)[…]

Past Update (super high res bathymetry/topography)

Added support for some incredibly high-res elevation data, plus support for full GPX import/export (i.e. transfer data back and forth from GPS) ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com>Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 12:46 PMSubject: Mysticetus Development Update – ESRI ASC support, 1/3 arc second bathy data, full GPS upload/downloadTo: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> =====================Existing list members: Read more about Past Update (super high res bathymetry/topography)[…]

Past Update (shaded relief! – build 31)

Finally getting to some good looking bathymetry/topography… ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com>Date: Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 PMSubject: New Mysticetus – High-Res 3D terrain/bathymetry mappingTo: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> The new Mysticetus (build 31) now has detailed, 3-dimensional bathymetry and terrain. And all of this is drawn in realtime as you are out doing a Read more about Past Update (shaded relief! – build 31)[…]

Past Update (more navigation and mapping – 1.4.0.30)

———- Forwarded message ———-From: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com>Date: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 10:03 PMSubject: New Mysticetus – Realtime Navigation and Mapping features – 1.4.0.30To: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> As usual, if you don’t like receiving these Mysticetus updates, let me know. I occasionally add new people who might be interested in new Mysticetus features – but I don’t Read more about Past Update (more navigation and mapping – 1.4.0.30)[…]

Past Update (Depth soundings and route planning – 1.4.0.27)

First version of bathymetry…omg lol [insert other tla here], check out that totally anti-awesome color scheme I used to use. On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> wrote: Latest version can be found on the downloads page at http://www.mysticetus.com Lots of nifty new stuff this release. Depth/Elevation maps. Depths and Slope where you point Read more about Past Update (Depth soundings and route planning – 1.4.0.27)[…]

Past Update (time zone support – 1.2.0.20)

——– Original Message ——– Subject: New Mysticetus Version – 1.2.0.20 – New stuff Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 21:00:40 -0700 From: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> To: Dave Steckler <davidsteckler@gmail.com> After finishing all the surveys of this winter and early spring, I got almost two weeks of solid coding time – there is some new stuff in Read more about Past Update (time zone support – 1.2.0.20)[…]