Coming soon: IDL 8.2.1
IDL 8.2.1 will be released next Wednesday, October 3. It includes updates to, primarily, (New) Graphics, the widget toolkit and the Workbench. I'll have a more detailed listing, along with a link to download a set of programmatic examples, in a post next week.
Among the new features, I'm excited about the inclusion of the ColorBrewer
color tables, for use in all IDL graphics systems. Here's an example from the Linux side of my laptop that uses the diverging RdYlBu table:
More next week!