MATHEMATICS, SIMULATION AND MODELLING
15 April 2014
Scilab Enterprises a provider of open source software for numerical computation has released a new major release of its software, Scilab 5.5.0. This new version offers extended interactions and confirms the evolution of Scilab towards business applications development.
Scilab 5.5.0, is now available for download. Scilab 5.5.0 provides better management of interaction in general and in graphics in particular. This new version provides new features for design and use of business applications.
Whether from the perspective of a developer or of an end user from the world of industry, Scilab 5.5.0 facilitates the development, deployment and implementation of business applications through extensive creation capabilities of user interfaces.
Scilab 5.5.0 includes a number of new features, new functionalities for GUI creations and best rendering of user interfaces, new uicontrols to create tabs, advanced and fully customisable graphical interfaces, and new objects positioning and resising capabilities.
New graphics capabilities providing users with an optimised interaction provide the display of images in true colours and management of lighting on 3D graphics.
Disabled by default, MPI capabilities are included to give the user the ability to adapt Scilab to its environment, MPI (The Message Passing Interface) capabilities are available in Scilab source tree for High Performance Computation users.