np is a compact NMEA parser. It provides quick and flexible access to GPS data from various sources. Data can be read from devices, text files, STDIN, or GPSD (raw mode). The list of supported NMEA sentences includes $GPRMC, $GPGGA, $GPGSA, $GPGSV, as well as Garmin's proprietary $PGRME and $PGRMM. By employing user-definable stylesheets, the parser output can be adapted to numerous application scenarios. The parser can be queried directly from the console or through the included Web front end.

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Recent releases

  •  23 Feb 2006 19:21

    Release Notes: This release supports a significantly enhanced range of GPS receivers. The HTML interface was partly rewritten. New command line options for improved flexibility in the handling of NMEA data have been added to the parser.

    •  13 Dec 2005 12:58

      Release Notes: The support for satellite and geoid related information was enhanced. Several new features like CSS support and debugging with color highlighting have been added to the HTML interface.

      •  26 Nov 2005 09:32

        Release Notes: A basic CGI front-end was added. Several feature enhancements were made in the parser.

        •  09 Nov 2005 14:40

          Release Notes: The syntax was simplfied. The ability to acquire data in time intervals was added. An installation script was added.

          •  16 Sep 2005 07:54

            Release Notes: The Parser has been partly rewritten for improved flexibilty and robustness.

            Recent comments

            10 Feb 2008 10:00 petra

            Source code?
            There appears to be no source available for this project, although the program itself does seem to work well. I need something I can actually tinker with myself though.


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