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MegaTrack

MegaTrack is an application that tracks Atlantic and eastern Pacific tropical storms. It uses the HSQLDB engine and is updated from the tropical storm data repository from the Unisys weather center.

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  •  31 Aug 2005 06:04

    Release Notes: An active storms issue and rendering bugs were fixed.

    •  18 May 2005 18:18

      Release Notes: Enhanced error checking to compensate for track data errors. Server code has been changed to compensate for changes in track data index format.

      •  08 Oct 2004 21:21

        Release Notes: The application now uses the Unisys tropical storm data source, and has support for Atlantic and eastern Pacific storms. There are new maps from NASA's Visible Earth project and some general GUI improvements.

        •  16 Sep 2004 20:05

          Release Notes: Storm database updates and display options now have matching preferences to enable actions on program startup and the ability to check for updates on an hourly schedule. GEOS-8 IR satellite images can now be viewed directly from the program. Individual storm data can be exported to a CSV file. A storm key has been added to the main tracking window. Many minor bugs including storm classification, speed, and date display have been fixed. The OS X version now has a new icon.

          •  07 Sep 2004 14:34

            Release Notes: A map may now be printed, exported, or copied to the clipboard. The progress dialog for data loading now actually works. The speed in the status bar was changed from units of mph to knots. A bug in storm selection was fixed.

            Recent comments

            03 Oct 2004 18:09 ckasso

            Re: trying to run megatrack
            The error is caused by trying to execute the program outside the megatrack-1.2/bin/Unix directory.

            08 Sep 2004 06:55 ckasso

            Re: trying to run megatrack
            Suse 8.2

            I can try it on Slackware 10 if it will get us matched up.

            > I'm popping it into a linux VM on the

            > morrow and will try to

            > dup the error. What linux distrib/vers

            > are you running?

            07 Sep 2004 19:36 hrbrmstr

            Re: trying to run megatrack
            Greetings,

            I'm popping it into a linux VM on the morrow and will try to

            dup the error. What linux distrib/vers are you running?

            thx,

            boB

            > Greetings,

            >

            > Using Sun Java 2 - 1.41-23

            >

            > ckasso@linux:~/src/megatrack-1.1>

            > java -jar megatrack.jar

            > Exception in thread "main"

            > java.util.zip.ZipException: No such file

            > or directory

            > at

            > java.util.zip.ZipFile.open(Native

            > Method)

            > at

            > java.util.zip.ZipFile.<init>(ZipFile.java:112)

            > at

            > java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(JarFile.java:117)

            > at

            > java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(JarFile.java:55)

            >

            > Is this a dependency problem?

            >

            > Thanks

            >

            07 Sep 2004 12:16 ckasso

            trying to run megatrack
            Greetings,

            Using Sun Java 2 - 1.41-23

            ckasso@linux:~/src/megatrack-1.1> java -jar megatrack.jar

            Exception in thread "main" java.util.zip.ZipException: No such file or directory

            at java.util.zip.ZipFile.open(Native Method)

            at java.util.zip.ZipFile.<init>(ZipFile.java:112)

            at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(JarFile.java:117)

            at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(JarFile.java:55)

            Is this a dependency problem?

            Thanks

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