News and musings from the world of Mapping-Tools.com / Winwaed Software Technology LLC
In the next few weeks I am about to start a major rewrite of RouteWriter in preparation for Windows 8 amongst other things. What would you like including in the new version? What would you like to change?
Also a reminder: The rewritten version of MileCharter is in Beta Testing: Are you interested in helping beta test MileCharter? Useful beta testers will receive a free license.
The next major version of MileCharter: "MPMileCharter v3" is currently in beta testing if anyone is interesting in becoming a beta tester.
This new version adds support for text file output, natural sort orders for pushpin names (ie. text and numbers both sort correctly), and settings for all routing options (including speeds). Most of the changes are internal and result in smoother, more efficient processing. For example, MileCharter continues to compute mileages even when it is
We are taking orders for the North American edition of Microsoft MapPoint 2011. These should start shipping from 4th March 2011.
Price is $289 including US shipping, with volume discounts starting at the 2+ level. Fedex shipping and international shipping are also available for an additional charge.
See: http://www.mapping-tools.com/mappoint2011/ for further details and to place your order.
MPCluster v1.2 was released at the tail end of 2010. This adds support for shaded areas and data field weights, to our popular cluster analysis tool. There is also a new function which can estimate the number of clusters present in a dataset.
See http://www.mpcluster.com for further details.
Yes a new version of MPMileage is in the works.
It has some relatively minor bug fixes relating to the user interface.
The big new feature, is support for overnight stays and rest stops. A user can now specify whether they want overnight stays and periodic rest stops to be included in the reported travel times.
Let me know if you'd like to try a beta version.
I am expecting to release it in a couple of weeks.