Friday, March 22, 2019

GeoTools 20.3 released

The GeoTools team is happy to announce the release of GeoTools 20.3:
This release is a stable release and is recommend for new development and production systems.

This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.14.3.


  • SimpleFeatureIO doesn't allow to encode big string attributes (bigger then 65535 bytes)


  • Some Oracle fixes, including supporting table or attribute names with more than 30 chars in Oracle 12, SDONN tests function failing, and speeding up test runs
  • Various fixes encoding filters into Filter Encoding (Filter 2.0 spec), which affect WFS 2.0 client behavior
  • Fixed label placement when labels have line breaks and descenders
  • Keep math operator priority correctly when encoding filters down to SQL
  • For more details see release notes (20.320.2 | 20.1 | 20.0 | 20-RC)

About GeoTools 20 Series

  • JTS Upgrade to version 1.16 and Migrate to JSR-363, see update instructions for details.
  • Channel selection name allows expression
  • Jiffle map algebra
  • PostGIS store improvements optimized to encode additional functions directly into SQL, support for array data types, and geometries with measure.