Release Notes

JourneyMap 3.3.2 for Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2

Release Date:  February 16, 2014

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2
  • Forge “1.6.4 Recommended” or Forge “1.7.2 Recommended”

Changes in JourneyMap 3.3.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2

  • Bugfix for disabled waypoints (when using Zans/Voxel or Rei’s waypoints)
  • Incorporates an experimental error reporting library called ModInfo

Known issues:


JourneyMap 3.3.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2

Release Date:  February 16, 2014

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2
  • Forge “1.6.4 Recommended” or Forge “1.7.2 Recommended”

Changes in JourneyMap 3.3.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4 / 1.7.2

  • ModLoader is no longer supported. You must use Forge.
  • New Feature: Minimap! See the JourneyMap Options -> Minimap… screen when in-game.
  • New Feature: You can now provide your own map icons for custom mod creatures in journeyMap/custom/img/entity (PDH-6L6-GEN9) Bugfix for crashes when used with Thaumcraft (wisps)
  • (GUT-4L9-GB5Z) Bugfix: improved scrolling behavior in full-screen map
  • Player icon is now smaller (by popular request)
  • Significant “under the hood” changes for the new Forge and Minecraft environment
  • Keybindings added and customizable through the standard Minecraft Controls menu
  • Language files migrated to standard resourcepack framework
  • Languages files updated: en_US, pl_PL
  • Languages files added: es_ES, pt_PT

Known issues:


JourneyMap 3.2.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4

Unreleased


JourneyMap 3.1.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4

Release Date:  December 13, 2013

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.4
  • Forge “1.6.4 Recommended” or ModLoader 1.6.4

Changes in JourneyMap 3.1.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4:

  • JourneyMap now comes in two editions: FairPlay and Unlimited.
  • FairPlay Edition disables Radar and Cave mapping when in Multi-Player.
  • Unlimited Edition has all features enabled for Single- and Multi-Player.
  • Added button to start/stop webserver from the in-game Options menu.
  • Minor aesthetic changes to in-game Options and Actions menus.
  • Error handling improvements in Web UI
  • (T7M-D6N-JS1X) Bugfix : Non-entity mobs from other mods can trigger a crash
  • (DBT-51Z-QQ9U) Bugfix: Added serialization of cached color assignments for texture packs, streamlined loading sequence.
  • (P4E-Q5J-7S36) Bugfix: Waypoint names with apostrophes broke the Web UI
  • Bugfix for chunks that wouldn’t map because blocks were at the maximum world height.
  • Bugfix: Waypoint names originating from Rei’s Minimap were displayed incorrectly in the Web UI
  • Bugfix: In-game Options button “Show Waypoints” would be disabled after toggled off.

Known issues:


JourneyMap 3.0.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4

Release Date:  November 29, 2013

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.4
  • Forge “1.6.4 Recommended” or ModLoader 1.6.4

Changes in JourneyMap 3.0.0 for Minecraft 1.6.4:

  • In-game UI and Web UI completely re-written to be much faster, zoom out further, and have no texture distortions.
  • Cave/Indoor mapping now shows large bodies of water at the same depth and a dimmed view of “outside” surface at the same elevation
  • The icons for other players are now their Minecraft skin (no longer a generic Steve face)
  • Chat is now visible when the In-game Map is open
  • New feature for single-player: “Auto-Map” the entire world at your current elevation
  • When “Show Caves” is turned off, surface mapping will be done instead of cave mapping when player is underground
  • Saved map files now show the chunk grid (if enabled)
  • Save Map (both In-game or Web UI) now opens the image using the system’s default viewer for PNG images when complete
  • Added support for multiple resource packs at the same time
  • Added support for custom blocks, biomes, and dimensions
  • Major reductions in how often image files are written to disk.
  • Chunk change detection is used to vastly reduce mapping overhead.
  • In-game Map UI now honors the user keybinding for: Forward, Back, Left, Right, Open Chat, and Open Inventory
  • Control codes are now stripped from the display of named entities (mobs, pets, etc.)
  • Changes to JourneyMap’s data file structures. Your map files will be migrated when first connecting to a new world.
  • A new “custom” folder is now created in the JourneyMap folder with placeholder icons for custom mobs. These can be replaced with your own icons.
  • Webserver port is now checked to see if already in use. If so, port # is increased by 10 and retried.
  • Replaced In-game zoom icons
  • Removed obsolete “use_custom_texturepack” property from journeyMap.properties

Known issues:


JourneyMap 2.7.3 for Minecraft 1.6.4

Release Date:  September 26, 2013

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.4
  • Forge “1.6.4 Recommended” or ModLoader 1.6.4

Changes in JourneyMap 2.7.3 for Minecraft 1.6.4:

  • Significantly improved grass and foliage color support for custom texture packs
  • Improved rendering of water depth and vegetation colors
  • Improved error handling when mod isn’t compatible with Minecraft version
  • (DER-825-ZXNS) Bugfix: Map colors incorrect [custom texture pack]

Known issues:


JourneyMap 2.7.2 for Minecraft 1.6.2

Release Date:  July 13, 2013

Requirements:

Changes in JourneyMap 2.7.2 for Minecraft 1.6.2:

  • Updated to work with ModLoader and AComputerDogs ModLoader Patch 1.6.2_c
  • Improved mob radar icons for horses, mules, donkeys, etc.
  • (W1Y-NY4-9EMN) Bugfix: Mob icons not loading
  • (25B-BH6-LLWX) Added translation for Simplified Chinese (zh_CH). Thanks to SF_Chipan!

Known issues:


JourneyMap 2.7.1 for Minecraft 1.6.2

Release Date:  July 10, 2013

Requirements:

  • Minecraft 1.6.2
  • Forge 9.10.0.777 or higher

Changes in JourneyMap 2.7.1 for Minecraft 1.6.2:

  • Updated for 1.6.2
  • Bugfix: Mob icons weren’t working in 2.7.1b1

Changes in JourneyMap 2.7.0 for Minecraft 1.6.1:

  • Updated to use new Minecraft ResourcePack system
  • Added protection against mod being loaded multiple times by bad launcher/loader configurations
  • Added support for horses, donkeys, and mules
  • Mobs named with a Name Tag appear on the map
  • (867-1P5-3JBX) Added translation for Czech (cs_CZ). Thanks to Michal Botka!
  • (961-DWR-DUMJ) Added translation for Polish (pl_PL). Thanks to norbud5!
  • (UX4-R76-EV61) Added translation for Dutch (nl_NL). Thanks to ronnierap!
  • Internal improvements to thread safety, state management
  • Fix for ModLoader not getting onTick() events in multiplayer.

Known issues:


JourneyMap 2.6.1 for Minecraft 1.5.2

Release Date:  May 5, 2013

Significant Changes in this version:

  • This patch fixes errors produced when your world has a hole to the void. These errors cause significant in-game performance problems. You are highly encouraged to update to 2.6.1 immediately.

JourneyMap 2.6.0 for Minecraft 1.5.2

Release Date:  May 3, 2013

Significant Changes in this version:

  • Map colors are now derived from the current texture pack, including custom blocks when possible.
  • New option: “Show grid” will display a grid along chunk boundaries
  • Added an Italian translation. Thanks to Simone Dassi! (58D-69Y-VQVJ)
  • Added a French translation. Thanks to cptbaby! (92Z-8AQ-SB5G)
  • Bugfix (5E7-M3D-8Y86) “In-game Map Just White Screen”. Fixes OpenGL-related issue with older graphics cards by using PowerOfTwo textures.
  • Bugfix (MSR-AXG-31M6) “Save large map fails”. Now using the pngj open-source library to keep memory overhead down when saving world maps. Thanks to Hernán J. González for invaluable code snippets.
  • Saving map to file now goes into screenshots folder
  • Dragging the in-game map is easier when zoomed in
  • In-game map now retains last position after being closed/re-opened.
  • Added colors to JourneyMap chat text
  • Properties file now alphabetized
  • Padded web dropdown menus to accommodate languages that need more space

JourneyMap 2.5.0 for Minecraft 1.5.1

Release Date:  April 12, 2013

Significant Changes in this version:

  • New Feature (5ZA-ZYN-B26M): Displays Rei’s Minimap or VoxelMap (formerly Zan’s Minimap) waypoints
  • Improved Nether, End, and Cave mapping with contour shading
  • Improved player and mob heading indicators
  • Radar mob images now differentiated by type of cat, wolf, or villager
  • Radar mobs now face east/west depending on heading
  • Radar mobs now remain visible while dragging the in-game map, releasing the drag no longer causes “jitter”
  • Radar range (for mobs, players, etc) has been extended to be 1/2 of the mapping radius (horizontal) and 1/4 mapping radius (vertical)
  • Named mobs (via spawn eggs + an anvil) are now labeled on map
  • Dragons and Ghasts are now larger on map radar
  • In-game map UI adjusted to make off-screen waypoint markers easier to see
  • Map options in-game now shown over the map
  • Map options now saved in journeyMap.properties file and synchronized between web UI and in-game UI
  • Added hover text to Web UI menu items
  • Tweaked Web UI appearance of World Info area
  • Pinch/spread now works as expected for browser map on IOS devices
  • Bugfix that prevented Dragons from showing on the map
  • Bugfix (P5N-WSN-1Z1Q) for named mobs breaking browser map
  • Bugfix (P5N-WSN-1Z1Q) for “Show… Players” toggle not working in browser map
  • Bugfix (LNP-8PW-SBZV) for in-game map when VoxelMap is loaded
  • Bugfix (EQ9-WMJ-4EXQ) for errors when switching to German language
  • Updated German translation, thanks to Maik Ploigt!
  • Updated Russian translation, thanks to Dzmitry Zhemchuhou!
  • Cleaned up English message bundle names, updated Web UI to use new names
  • Can now refresh web UI after language changed (without the need to restart Minecraft)
  • Added “donate” link to Web UI in the JourneyMap menu
  • journeyMap.properties file now uses underscores in properties name. Older files will be converted to use new names.
  • Added mcmod.info file for improved Forge compliance

Dependencies:

  • Minecraft 1.5.1
  • Modloader 1.5.1 or a compatible Forge

Language Translations Supported:

  • English (en)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Russian (ru_RU)

Known issues:

  • Bug (Tracking ID AW2-6EE-Z3QB): Maps overwrite on multi-world servers because the world seed is no longer provided by the MC server

JourneyMap 2.0.1 for Minecraft 1.5.1

Release Date:  March 26, 2013

Significant Changes in this version:

  • Bugfix (XVD-5GX-H9DG) for webserver errors (ZipFileException) on Linux, Mac. Unzipping the mod no longer needed!
  • Added property (update_check.enabled) to disable the check for an updated version to JourneyMap
  • Bugfixes in web UI triggered when a newer version of JourneyMap is available
  • Bugfix in web UI for “Show Caves” not initially checked
  • HTML tweaks in web UI for HTML validation
  • Made zoom slider easier to see in web UI
  • Optimized CSS in web UI, removed unused selectors and images

Dependencies:

  • Minecraft 1.5.1
  • Modloader 1.5.1 or a compatible Forge

Language Translations Supported:

  • English (en)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Russian (ru_RU)

Known issues:

  • Translations need to be updated
  • Bug (Tracking ID AW2-6EE-Z3QB): Maps overwrite on multi-world servers because the world seed is no longer provided by the MC server

JourneyMap 2.0 for Minecraft 1.5.1

Release Date:  March 22, 2013

Significant Changes in this version:

  • New web UI with support for IOS Safari.  Use your iPad to display JourneyMap!
  • Added support for IE 9
  • New in-game UI with options screen
  • Maps can now display passive animals, villagers, and pets
  • Faster chunk render cycles for improved game performance
  • Faster web server functionality and browser scripts
  • Improved surface map accuracy and appearance
  • Improved cave mapping accuracy and appearance
  • Mobs now show current heading on the map
  • Removed blurring (imageSmoothing) when zooming in web UI (except in IE 9, Safari 5, Safari IOS)
  • Replaced the embedded servlet engine with a modified version of the NIO webserver “Rupy” (http://code.google.com/p/rupy/)
  • Internal work to allow for custom block mods
  • The cave lighting property has been re-enabled
  • Widened default mapping radius to 5 chunks (was 4)

Dependencies:

  • Minecraft 1.5.1
  • Modloader 1.5.1 or a compatible Forge

Language Translations Supported:

  • English (en)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Russian (ru_RU)

Known issues:

  • Translations need to be updated
  • Bug (Tracking ID AW2-6EE-Z3QB): Maps overwrite on multi-world servers because the world seed is no longer provided by the MC server

JourneyMap 1.9 for Minecraft 1.4.6

Release Date: Dec 24, 2012

Significant Changes in this version:

  • Recompiled for the updated ModLoader and Minecraft binaries
  • Added support for technical biomes (edges, frozen, etc.)
  • Added support for blocks: netherbrick slabs, command blocks, beacon blocks, anvils, flower pots, cobblestone walls, all upside-down slabs
  • Wood colors now correctly differentiated when rotated
  • Jungle wood (logs) is now slightly darker than oak

Dependencies:

Language Translations Supported:

  • English (en)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Russian (ru_RU)

Known issues:

  • Bug: Cave lighting property changes have no effect
  • Bug (Tracking ID AW2-6EE-Z3QB): Maps overwrite on multi-world servers because the world seed is no longer provided by the MC server

JourneyMap 1.5.1 for Minecraft 1.1

Release Date: March 4, 2012

Changes since JourneyMap 1.5:

  • Recompiled for ModLoader 1.2.3 and Minecraft 1.2.3
  • Added support for new Jungle biome
  • Increased transparency depth of water
  • Fixed memory leak caused by in-game Map that led to “OutOfMemory: Java heap space” errors after opening/closing the map UI repeatedly.
  • Externalized strings to allow for future localization
  • Added locale property to journeyMap.properties

JourneyMap 1.5 for Minecraft 1.1

Release Date: Feb 17, 2012

New Features:

  • In-game map display. Press ‘J’ to open, ‘J’ or ‘Esc’ to close.
  • Support for playing on MP servers using MultiVerse or similar mods
  • Snow and biome coloration
  • “Save” button now returns everything explored so far, not just the current view
  • Multiple configurable properties in new journeyMap.properties file. (See Configuration)
  • Complete rewrite of file cache and storage : now faster and uses fewer files

Display Improvements:

  • Torches, fences, gates, and nether fence now show on map
  • Better bump-mapping shows terrain contours more clearly
  • Nether maps and End maps now show terrain contours
  • Improved cave mapping in situations where skylights (glass) are overhead
  • Added wolves to nearby monsters shown on map

Browser UI Changes:

  • Improved world info section
  • MP worlds no longer show “MPServer” in browser
  • Restored 1:1 (pixel:block) as the minimum map scale
  • Links to new website

Other Changes:

  • Significant improvements in memory usage
  • Log file name is now journeyMap.log (was log.txt)
  • Realistic cave lighting is now configurable in the journeyMap.properties file.
  • JourneyMap is now announced (in chat) as ready only once per game session
  • Announcement of JourneyMap being loaded is now configurable in the journeyMap.properties file

Bug Fixes:

  • Handle world names with special characters
  • Clean shutdown of threads when player quits a world to eliminate crashes when switching worlds.
  • World info and player position now update even if player position is offscreen
  • Surrounding chunks now mapped if player only changes elevation to another vertical slice

JourneyMap 1.0.1 for MineCraft 1.1

Release Date: Jan 18, 2012

  • Identical to JourneyMap 1.0.0 (Recompiled for MineCraft 1.1)

JourneyMap 1.0.0 for MineCraft 1.0.0

Release Date: Nov 25, 2011

New Features:
  • Mapping in the Nether realm
  • Mapping in the End realm
  • Save Map button for current view (not entire world)
Improvements and Bug Fixes:
  • Added more nearby monsters: Dragon, Ghast, Slime, MagmaCube, Blaze
  • Improved monster icons
  • Default port for web browser is now 8080
  • Javascript/CSS Bug fixes to enable use of Firefox 8
  • Bug fix that improves browser performance of image retrieval
  • Made 2 the minimum map scale until image caching is in place
  • Added retries on the occasional image manipulation errors

Pre-Release Versions

(JM0.2.0-MC1.7.3 through JM0.9.0-MC1.9p5) Features:

  • Player position marker
  • Other player positions
  • Nearby mobs displayed on map.
  • Topography shading
  • Cave mapping
  • Transparency for glass, water, and leaves. Shorelines now reveal depth.
  • Java2D to render chunks to PNG files
  • Embedded webserver
  • HTML5 canvas drawing in browser