Tuesday, December 19, 2017

GeoTools 17.4 Released

The GeoTools team is pleased to announce the release of GeoTools 17.4:
This release, which is also available from the GeoTools Maven repository, is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.11.4.

GeoTools 17.4 is a maintenance release that mainly fixes bugs but also includes some enhancements: 
  • Support for MongoDB as an app-schema source data store.
  • Support for enhancements in recent MySQL releases, including precise object shape spatial computations.
For more information please see the release notes (17.4 | 17.3 | 17.2 | 17.1 | 17.0 | 17-RC1 | 17-beta).

About GeoTools 17

  • The wfs-ng module has now replaced gt-wfs.
  • The NetCDF module now uses NetCDF-Java 4.6.6.
  • Image processing provided by JAI-EXT 1.0.15.
  • YLSD module providing a plain-text representation of styling.


  • The AbstractDataStore has finally been removed. Please transition any custom DataStore implementations to ContentDataStore (tutorial available).