Friday, July 31, 2015

GeoTools 13.2 Released

We are pleased to announce the availability of the GeoTools 13.2 release for immediate download:
This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.7.2 and is available from our maven repository

Thanks to Andrea (from GeoSolutions) for packaging this release. This release was delayed due to an unfortunate Source Forge outage.

GeoTools 13.2 is the current stable release recommended for production:
  • Update to NetCDF version 4.5.5
  • Improvements to image mosaic harvest operation and transparent color support
  • stability improvement for Jenks Natural Breaks classifier
  • internationalization fix for SOLR datastore
  • WorldVanDerGrintenI projection handler
For more information please check the release notes.

About GeoTools 13

GeoTools 13 features and improvements:

GeoTools 14-M1 Milestone Release

GeoTools is pleased to announce the GeoTools 14-M1 milestone release:
This release is also available from our maven repository.

This release is made in conjunction with the GeoMesa project and has passed an IP review required for locationtech projects. Please consider this release as a preview prior our scheduled September release.

Highlights from our issue tracker release-notes:
  • Clarify use of RobustDeterminant and GridCoverage2DRIA
  • Use of Oracle metadata table for initial bounding box calculation
  • Transaction is auto closable for use with java try-with-resource syntax
  • A lot of work on stable date/time literal conversion (when running GeoTools in different timezones)
  • Update NetCDF to 4.5.5
  • Support for WFS 2.0.0

About GeoTools 14

  • Change from vecmath to EJML for matrix calculations
  • Adopt JAI-EXT operations for improved no-data and footprint support

Monday, July 27, 2015

FOSS4G 2015 Europe talk from Ian Turton

I would like to pass on an excellent talk by Ian Turton.

This presentation is a great introduction to using an enjoying open source software for everyone, entertaining illustrated with examples from the GeoTools project.

A big thanks to Ian for this presentation and his long standing outreach efforts. Champions like this make GeoTools a friendly place to work for everyone involved.

We hope everyone enjoyed FOSS4G 2015 Europe and look forward to seeing you in Seoul!

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