WUDSN IDE update 1.7.1 released

This page contains information about a planned, not yet released version. 

Java and Eclipse

  • After 7 years of successfully maintaining compatibility with Java 1.6/1.7, all Eclipse version and 32-bit architectures an era ends. Support by fixes in Java and Eclipse is only available for Java 1.8 and Eclipse 4.10 and later and both do not support 32-bit development environments anymore. Understandable in a time where every mobile phone has an 8-core 64-bit architecture. Therefore WUDSN IDE 1.7.1 requires Java 1.8, Eclipse 2019-06 (4.12) and a 64-bit operating system as a minimum.
  • The 1.7.1 is intentionally a minor version update, so there are no major feature changes and people who cannot migrate to the new environment can, of course, download the older version from the Releases page.

Pascal:

  • Source code editor with the first version of syntax highlighting for Pascal Source Files (".pas") that can be used with Mad Pascal.

Hex Editor

  • Support for parsing the structure of files in "IFF" file format.

Fixes:

  • Online help now works again thanks to the update to Java 1.8 and newer Eclipse version.
  • Atari TrueType fonts by Mark Schmelzenbach updated to version 1.2, which fixes the look of the capital "J".
  • If the "Skip All Breakpoints" option is active, breakpoints are now correctly skipped.