Wednesday, September 27, 2017

GeoTools 18-RC1 Released

The GeoTools team is pleased to announce the release of GeoTools 18-RC1:
This release is also available from our Maven repository.

Thanks to everyone who took part in the code-freeze, monthly bug stomp, or directly making the release. This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.12-RC1.

As a release-candidate, 18-RC1 is not intended for production systems, however the API is stable and we invite everyone to try upgrading their applications, report any issues, and help out with the final round of testing and fixing:

Highlights from our issue tracker release-notes:
  • GeoPackage store does not support spatial indexes
  • StreamingRenderer can result in map with white lines at tile borders against a heterogeneous CRS mosaic
  • NetCDFImageReader may throw classCastException if underlying dimensions and axes aren't sorted at the same way
  • ImageMosaic cached index does not support filtering and sorting at the same time
  • Increase ProjectionHandler robustness when the target geometry just touches the valid area
For more information see past release notes (18-RC1 | 18-beta).