Sunday, May 19, 2013

GeoTools 9.2 Released

GeoTools 9.2 Released

The GeoTools community is pleased to announce the availability of GeoTools 9.2 for download from SourceForge:
This release has also been deployed to the OSGeo Maven Repository.

Please see the Release Notes for details. This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.3.2.

In addition to bug fixes:
  • The application schema support (app-schema) module now enables joining support by default for data sources that support it; this improvement and many bug fixes by Rini Angreani.
  • XML parser support for unsigned numeric bindings has been added by Justin Deoliveira.
  • Fixed transformation problems with projections based on Hotine Oblique Mercator (variant B) (for example Swiss CH1903 / LV03)
We would like to thank all contributors for making this release possible.

This release was brought to you by Ben Caradoc-Davies from CSIRO.

About the 9.x Series

Here is a summary of the new features for the GeoTools 9.x series:
For more information on GeoTools 9.x series

Getting Started with GeoTools

GeoTools is an Open Source Geospatial Foundation project helping Java developers work with geospatial data. For a complete list of features please see the project overview included in our documentation.

If you would like to get started with GeoTools a Quickstart is available (covering Eclipse, NetBeans and command line Maven use). Additional tutorials and build instructions are included in the user guide.

GeoTools 9.x is the current stable series with a release scheduled each month. This level of service is part of our six month timed release cycle. We are always interested in volunteers - if you are in position to assist please stop by geotools-devel and lend a hand.

If you are upgrading from a previous version of GeoTools please review the upgrade instructions, as there has been some API changes around the use of FeatureCollection and ReferencedEnvelope.

Thanks for using GeoTools!