Commit 822dcb03 by Bruce Bligny

Merge branch 'master' of gitlab.com:osp-kitchen/workshop_esad-amiens_giants

parents 217ef4ea 0923b8a2
......@@ -12,4 +12,8 @@ not necessarily digital— by using them, to understand what they do, by profili
Together we'll develop a method to record our findings and to produce an output. Using the unix paradigm of piping, where small specialised utilities are chained, we can imagine
designing inputs and outputs in pipelines with which we could write a biography or map out the contemporary practice of graphic design.
### Pads with content
http://pads.osp.kitchen/p/on-the-shoulders-of-giants
### Software reviews
https://osp-kitchen.gitlab.io/workshop_esad-amiens_giants/
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* Who is developing the tool?
Github. The company started the project under the name 'Atom-shell' as part of their editor 'Atom'.
* Is the tool under active development?
Yes.
* When did the development of the tool start? / How old is the software?
The project was first published in 2013.
* Does the tool have a Wikipedia page?
Yes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_(software_framework)
* What is the tool made for?
Developing desktop applications using webtechnologies. It allows to develop dektop applications using web tecnologies: HTML, Javascript, Node.
* Who is the tool made for?
Developers
* Wat is the license of the tool?
MIT-license
* Is it possible to contribute to the tool? How? How many people are contributing?
Yes. Electron has a GitHub page and does accept pul-requests.
* What does the tool cost? Is it a one time payment or a subscription model?
The Framework is available for free.
* Are there tools alike? What makes this tool different?
Currently there are two alternatives: nw.js and the brackets-shell. Although the latter is specifically developed for the brackets editor and is not meant / designed to be used for other applications.
* Does the tool have a Graphical Interface?
No, it is a programming framework.
* Is the interface clear?
* Is the interface looking like other applications or is it custom made?
* Does the tool have a command line interface / can you use the tool from the commandline?
* Can you automate the tool? Does the tool have a scripting interface / API?
* What are the filetypes the tool can read?
* What are the filetypes the tool can generate / export?
* Is there an official documentation and if so where?
* For which operating systems is this tool available?
Applications made with Electron can be run on Linux, Mac and Windows. It's one of the essential features of the tool.
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## orienteering mapmaking program
* Who is developing the tool?
- Peter Curtis (2012-2013)
- Kai Pastor
- Thomas Schöps initiateur du projet (2012-2014)
- Thomas Schöps initiator of the projet (2012-2014)
* Is the tool under active development?
The tool still being under active development.
* When did the development of the tool start? / How old is the software?
- The development of the tool started in 2012 (first alpha release).
- The software is made 6 years ago.
- The software was made 6 years ago.
* Does the tool have a Wikipedia page?
......@@ -38,7 +40,7 @@ of orienteering events.
* Who is the tool made for?
For every person who does orienteering races or "intended for interested developers
and adventurous users who like to try new stuff and give feedback."(Thomas Schöps)
and adventurous users who like to try new stuff and give feedback." (Thomas Schöps)
* What is the license of the tool?
......@@ -55,38 +57,41 @@ The tool is completly free "I will never demand money for it" (Thomas Schöps).
* Are there tools alike? What makes this tool different?
There aren't tools alike, the system of created symbols, the the possibility
to edit the templates colors and symbols alreday made and also to use georeferencing
that defines the relationship between map paper coordinates and real world coordinates
* Does the tool have a Graphical Interface?
The tool does have a Graphical Interface.
* Is the interface clear?
At the beginning, the interface isn't very clear
but the tool offers to the users some tricks to understand.
* Is the interface looking like other applications or is it custom made?
The interface is custom made, isn't really looking like other applications.
* Does the tool have a command line interface / can you use the tool from the commandline?
The tool doesn't have a command line interface.
* Can you automate the tool? Does the tool have a scripting interface / API?
Yes, the tool does have API.
* What are the filetypes the tool can read?
The tool can read:
CRT (Cross Reference Table)files provide rules for assigning and replacing symbols.
CRT (Cross Reference Table) files provide rules for assigning and replacing symbols.
OSM files (openstreetmap vectordata)
DFX, PIX, OCD, OMAP (openorienteering map)
* What are the filetypes the tool can generate / export?
The tool can generate filetypes like CMYK PDF export (vector output),
raster image export : Overprinting simulation (raster output)
* Is there an official documentation and if so where?
There is an offical documentation of the tools which is in the website and also on github.
http://www.openorienteering.org/mapper-manual/pages
* For which operating systems is this tool available?
The tool is also available for android.
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