WIP
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

Note:: As of March 2001 WIP and MIRIAD are together maintained under CVS. It also includes a new directory 'contrib' in which user contributed scripts and examples are located.

The current version of WIP is 2.3.9 (released 28 February 2007), though possibly later if the author of this webpage was forgetful (he often is). 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

For up to date info to retrieve WIP via CVS, see the BIMA-MIRIAD page.

The WIP anonymous ftp directory has the following to offer:


Author Information

WIP was originally written by James Morgan, while working in the Laboratory for Millimeter-Wave Astronomy, part of BIMA, in the Astronomy Department of the University of Maryland at College Park. WIP is now maintained within the MIRIAD package.
This file was last updated on 04-Apr-2007 by Peter Teuben.