Monday, August 15, 2016

GeoTools 16-M0 Milestone Release

GeoTools is pleased to announce the GeoTools 16-M0 milestone release:
This release is also available from our maven repository.
This release is made in conjunction with GeoServer 2.10-M0.

Highlights from our issue tracker release-notes:
  • Upgrade to NetCDF-Java 4.6.6
  • Support NetCDF rotated pole projection
  • Allows ImagePyramid supporting multiple Coverages
  • Avoid excess memory usage in vector rendering mode for dense hatches and large target geometries
  • Support predefined app-schema interpolation properties for mapping file and parent directory
  • Add support for translucent colors to GradientColorMapGenerator
  • Add documentation for mongodb datastore
  • Various Oracle datastore bugfixes

About GeoTools 16

  • The old wfs module has now been replaced with the wfs-ng module
  • The NetCDF module now uses NetCDF-Java 4.6.6

Thursday, August 11, 2016

GeoTools 14.5 Released

The GeoTools team is pleased to announce the release of GeoTools 14.5:
GeoTools 14.5 is the final maintenance release of the 14.x series. This release was made by Ben Caradoc-Davies (Transient) in conjunction with GeoServer 2.8.5.

See the GeoTools 14.5 release notes for a full list of changes in this release. These include:
  • Fixes for the bin distribution, which was missing some JAI-EXT JAR files
  • Support for multivalued xlink:href ClientProperty in app-schema, even without feature chaining
For more information, see the release notes for GeoTools 14-M0, 14-M1, 14-beta, 14-RC1, 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, and 14.4.

About GeoTools 14


Thursday, August 4, 2016

GeoTools 15.1 Released

The GeoTools team is pleased to announce GeoTools 15.1!
This release is also available from our Maven repository. A reminder that Java 8 is now required, please view the install guide for details. This release is made by Devon Tucker (Boundless) in conjunction with GeoWebCache 1.9.1 and GeoServer 2.9.1

GeoTools 15.1 is the latest stable release of the 15.x series and is recommended for all new projects.

Features and Improvements

  • Upgraded to NetCDF-Java 4.6.6
  • Support for rotated pole projection NetCDF and GRIB2 files, including the native GRIB2 file format used by the NOAA Rapid Refresh (RAPv3) weather forecast model
  • Support for multivalued xlink:href ClientProperty in app-schema mappings

Bug Fixes

  • ExtractsBoundFilterVisitor has been updated to work correctly with Filter 2.0 functions (such as temporal queries). Thanks to Andrew Hulbert (CCRi).
  • PropertyDataStore now correctly writing 3D geometries
  • Fixed in the new fast GML 3 encoder path, which was not properly encoding pure geometry collections, and data with 3d coordinates
  • WorldFile reader now correctly reading raster lock
  • GridCoverageRenderer no longer throwing NullPointerException in certain cases where the coverage is outside the request bounds
  • JDBCDataStore correctly updating and deleting features with a compound CRS in geometries
And more! For more information see 15.1 release notes and the release notes for previous releases (M0 | Beta 1 | Beta 2 | RC1 | 15.0 | 15.1 ).

About GeoTools 15 

What's new in GeoTools 15: