Thursday, May 18, 2017

GeoTools 17.1 Released!

The GeoTools team is pleased to announce the release of GeoTools 17.1:
This release is also available from our maven repository.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.11.1.

GeoTools 17.1  is the latest stable release of the 17.x series and is recommended for all new projects.

Features and Improvements

  • xsd-wcs updated to use final WCS 2.0 Range Extension schema (instead of draft version)
  • DataUtilities.urlToFile fails supports query parameters (for use with SVG parameters)
  • Support coverage property SourceUrl


  • Important change for GeoPackage raster support, tile order was inverted along y-axis and has now been fixed.
  • LineSymbolizer perpendicular offset attribute property ignored when rendered
  • CSS: buffer function generates an issue when using fill and stroke
  • Crop and rescale to bytes fail to propagate nodata values
  • Feature chaining on xs:anyType encodes superfluous toString text
  • ImageMosaic returns an image with full mosaic footprint even when a single granule was selected
  • Shapefile dumper throws a NPE on NULL geometry values

Community modules

And more! For more information please see the release notes (17.117.0 | 17-RC1 | 17-beta).

About GeoTools 17

  • The wfs-ng module is now a drop in replacement and will be replacing gt-wfs
  • The NetCDF module now uses NetCDF-Java 4.6.6


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