DeepaMehta 4.2 is a maintenance release that brings bug fixes and additions to the Plugin Development Framework. New is a facility for Custom Events: plugins can define its own specific event types. Furthermore this release is compatible with 2 new plugins (optional install): WebSockets provide plugin developers the basis for server push, and the experimental D3.js Renderer plugin demonstrates how the D3.js library can be utilized for rendering topicmaps. It features a SVG-based animated force layout for automatic topic positioning. For detailed information about this release (and about the 4.2 version number) see the release notes.
DeepaMehta at CeBIT 2009
The CeBIT jury selected DeepaMehta for presentation at CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge. DeepaMehta community members Urs Lerch, Martin Delius, Malte Reißig, and Thilo Schönnemann use the opportunity to introduce the recently founded DeepaMehta society and to give a talk about utilization of DeepaMehta in education.
The CeBIT takes place March 3-8, 2009 in Hannover, Germany. The Open Source Project Lounge is hosted by Linux Magazine.