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jE6-B project is an emulator of some of the functionality of the E6B Flight Computer. This program was inspired by the similar app
jE6-B project is an emulator of some of the functionality of the E6B Flight Computer.
This program was inspired by the similar application called Virtual E6-B written by Jesse Kempa. However that application does not seem to have been updated for some time and was based on Visual Basic, so is only for Windows (without emulation).
As I am a very keen Python user, I decided to write an Open Source Cross-Platform version of the features provided by this previous program in that language. This is my first open source project, so this program is very much a learning exercise for me. After a little playing with the various GUI toolkits available, I decided to write the program actually in Jython (a Java implementation of Python - see www.jython.org), which would make use of the Java Swing GUI toolset and also the cross-platform advantages offered by Java.
What's New in This Release:
Implemented a point to point distance calculator.
Added an icon to the Frame's Top Left Corner to replace default Java or X icon.
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