[Cdash] Kitware Software Developer’s Quarterly Newsletter
julien.jomier at kitware.com
Thu Oct 22 21:35:56 UTC 2009
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The latest edition of the Kitware Source is now available online. The
Kitware Software Developer’s Quarterly Newsletter contains articles
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In this issue, Thomas Otahal, of Sandia National Labs, discusses the
integration of MatLab and GnuR with Kitware’s Visualization Toolkit. Pat
Marion introduces a new extension to the ParaView Python interface,
called Python trace which generates human readable Python scripts that
mimic user actions in the GUI. Andrew Maclean, from the Australian
Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), discusses ACFR’s use of Kitware’s
open-source toolkits in order to manage a development environment that
is cross-platform, supports code reuse, and is responsive to change.
Utkarsh Ayachit provides a brief tutorial on adding representation
plugins in ParaView. Andrew Maclean, from ACFR, discusses the use of
ParaView in a mining research environment. And David Cole provides a
tutorial on building external projects with CMake 2.8.
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