Open Design Alliance Announces Teigha Version 3.5
Beta programs add Android support for .dwg files, .NET support for DGN.
July 1, 2011
By DE Editors
Open Design Alliance (ODA) has announced the release of version 3.5 of Teigha, its software development platform for engineering applications. ODA also announced two new beta programs for its members.
Version 3.5 incorporates performance enhancements and a number of bug fixes donated to ODA by its members, as well as improvements made by the ODA development team.
The update includes the following enhancements, according to ODA:
- Improvedraster image support through the incorporation of the FreeImage rasterlibrary. FreeImage is open-source, fast, multithreading-safe, andcross-platform (32- and 64-bit versions of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X).
- Teighafor .dgn files adds support for entity selection and drawing order.
With the release of Teigha 3.5, ODA announced two new beta programs:
1. Teigha.NET for .dgn Files is ODA’s first .NET API for .dgn files.
2. Teigha on Android is ODA’s first API for Android OS devices. The initial release is limited to database operations. ODA says rendering support will be provided in the future.
“We are excited that we were able to work with ODA members to improve the integration process between Teigha 3.5 and their applications,” says ODA President Arnold van der Weide. “Our aim is for members to ship their applications at the same time as when the next version of Teigha is released.”
Teigha version 3.5 is available now at www.opendesign.com for download by ODA members.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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