Meeting Archive:
What's New in IDL 8.1 - APAC

Meeting Description:

Whether you’re a long-time user or completely new to IDL, please join us for this live web seminar to see the new features available in IDL 8.1.  This latest release extends the new graphics functionality introduced with IDL 8.0 and adds a collection of new enhancements to make working with IDL even easier.


  • Data Visualization, including new Graphics routines and display features, new mapping features and an interface that exposes event handling in a Graphics window
  • File Access, including reading and writing GRIB/2 files, writing to KML/KMZ files and new set of tools for creating high-quality video output to popular movie formats using the open-source FFmpeg library
  • Mapping, including new GSHHS high-resolution coastlines, updated country boundaries and reprojection tools
  • Image Processing, with new routines and updates to functionality in existing routines
  • Development, with the Workbench including source control management plugins for CVS, Subversion, Git and Perforce.

This webinar is available to the public. No previous experience with IDL is necessary. Preregistration is required.

Date: Thu, Apr 21, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM SGT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): IDL Events
 Presenter Information
Mark Piper, Ph.D