John Ponte
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Software Developer

John Ponte is a software developer in the JMP Division of SAS Institute, specializing in graphics, visualizations and image processing. John has been in the software industry for over 25 years. His work experience includes graphics subsystems for commercial and military flight simulators, open-source software and web-based applications in the health care vertical market.

Recent Posts

What color is The Dress? JMP can tell you!

The Internet was abuzz last week over a picture of a blue and black dress. Or was that a white and gold dress? That was ... Read More

Visualizing geospatial data with the Street Map Service

Back in August 2012, Laura Higgins, a JMP systems engineer, wrote a great blog post titled “Fighting crime using geospatial analysis in JMP.” In that ... Read More

Image analysis of an elephant's foot in JMP

This is a picture of the bottom of an elephant's foot. As you might guess from looking at this picture, this is not a very ... Read More

Embedding images in JSL scripts

Every now and then a question arises that spawns enough discussion that I think it is worthy of a blog post. The topic of discussion ... Read More

Using images to add context to your data

On more than one occasion, I have been asked why we added image functionality to JMP. After all, JMP is a statistical software package. What ... Read More

Blending images in JMP

A few months ago, a JMP customer contacted JMP Technical Support inquiring about the image functionality in JMP 9. In particular, the customer asked if ... Read More

Improve your image with JMP 9

If you attended the JMP Discovery Summit 2011 in Denver, Colorado, back in September, you may have sat in on my presentation, Image Isn't Everything But ... Read More

How to Add an Image to a Graph in JMP 9

Seems like people are starting to discover the new image functionality that was added to JMP 9. And when you are asked the same question ... Read More

All About Background Maps in JMP 9: NASA Server Lost in Space?

If you followed my series of blog posts on background maps in JMP 9, you may have read the blog post titled, All About Background ... Read More

All About Background Maps in JMP 9: JSL Scripting

This blog post is the final one in a series about image-based background maps in JMP 9. Part I of the series introduced background maps, ... Read More