A Simple to Use, Interactive Graphics Software Package.

What is WIP?

WIP is an interactive package with a simple to use command line user interface used to produce high quality graphical output. WIP was developed as part of the Berkeley-Illinois-Maryland Association (BIMA) project.

If you use WIP in your publications, please use the following reference:

J. A. Morgan. WIP - An Interactive Graphics Software Package, in: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV, ed. R. A. Shaw, H. E. Payne, and J. J. E. Hayes. PASP Conf Series 77, 129 (1995).

WIP Version History

The current version of WIP is 2.3 (released 12 August 1998). The following list identifies files that outline the changes and bug fixes made to WIP to get it to a particular version.

The WIP User's Manual

The WIP User's Manual has recently been upgraded for the latest version of WIP. In addition to the on-line version of the manual, there is a PostScript version. The PostScript version of the manual can be found in the WIP archive or it can be retrieved independently (see below for details).

Retrieval of WIP

The WIP anonymous ftp directory has the following to offer:

Author Information

WIP is maintained by James Morgan. He used to work in the Laboratory for Millimeter-Wave Astronomy, part of BIMA, in the Astronomy Department of the University of Maryland at College Park. Now he develops software for Edge Technologies, Inc. He still keeps up (albeit not as often) with WIP development and e-mail questions.


If you have any further questions, comments, or have trouble with any links within these pages, please send me a message.
This file was last updated on 20-Oct-1998 by James Morgan.