JMRI: DecoderPro is an essential utility for model railroad enthusiasts.
Modern DCC decoders are complicated beasts to program. The simple idea of "put the address in CV01" doesn't cope well when you program complicated functions using combinations of bit patterns. A friendlier interface is needed. There are programs that provide better ways of programming specific decoders. Unfortunately, they are limited to specific types of computers, and only their authors can customize them for new types of decoders.
The DecoderPro symbolic programmer is meant to improve this. It is configured using text files, so that
- The POSIX (Mac and Linux) launcher script has been improved. It provides much more flexibility for adding extra .jar files and setting options. The algorithm for how much memory the program uses has also been improved.
- Egbert Broerse updated the French translation.
- Added startup action to allow a pause for up to five minutes in processing