Big update to VisITMeta - Release of 0.5.0

After months of internal development we are proud to release the new version 0.5.0 of our IF-MAP visualization software VisITMeta.

It features the following changes:

  • Multiple subscriptions: the dataservice now supports multiple subscriptions to a single MAP server. It also handles when the same information is gathered via two or more subscriptions at the same time
  • New connection handling: the Visualization client now features a new representation of all connection-based settings (connections to VisITMeta dataservices, connections to MAP servers, and subscriptions), allowing managing them as well (add new, edit and delete existing, starting/stopping subscriptions, …).
  • Filter in REST API: the REST API now supports filters in the style of IF-MAP filters like match-links or result-filter; they can be used when querying for a graph at a given timestamp
  • Error dialogs: (most) errors - both on dataservice side as well as on GUI side - are now shown via basic dialogs
  • Minor fixes and enhancements: selected nodes can now correctly be “unselected”, we added a new style for Identifier information, and much refactoring of the code

Screenshot of VisITMeta GUI v0.5.0 The new overview of connections to VisITMeta dataservices and IF-MAP servers, as well as the configured and active subscriptions can be seen in the screenshot. Also a new compact representation of Identifier nodes is shown, that uses up to 2 lines of information.

The sourcecode is available at Github on the projects repository page.

24 Jul 2015
Hochschule Hannover
University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Faculty IV, Dept. of Computer Science
Ricklinger Stadtweg 120
30459 Hannover, Germany
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