Monthly Archives: December 2008

GeoExt Based SLD Editor

Just in time for the holiday season the GeoServer team is happy to announce the coming of a new SLD editor extension based on the newly founded GeoExt project. Download the new extension and try it out. It also requires the installation of the rest plugin. A quick walk through of the installation and functionality […]

Raster Symbolizer tips & tricks – part 2

A new post on the Raster Symbolizer tips & tricks, this time I am going to show how to build an RGB image using 8 bits or unsigned 16 bits multi band coverages. I have been playing lately with some remote sensing data for the geoSDI project specifically the emissive subdataset coming from the  MODIS […]

Dynamic Symbolizers (Part 2)

In our previous post on dynamic symbolizers, we saw how we can generate dynamic external symbolizers based on feature attributes using only a simple style (SLD). Today we’ll see two other features of dynamic symbolizers, namely: using decorative TrueType fonts as markers in your map Programing your own dynamic symbolizer to extend existing ones, with […]

GeoServer, Google Maps, and Geo Search: A Request For Data

Are you or your organization serving data publicly via GeoServer?  Would you like this data to be searchable via Google Maps? At OpenGeo we are testing out new “geo search” functionality in GeoServer.  We believe this is the future of finding geospatial information on the web.  While still in development, this functionality will be available […]

GeoServer 1.7.1 Released

The GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 1.7.1! The biggest improvement in this release is better Google Earth support.   Using revamped KML output (known as the KML “reflector”) GeoServer can now output vector super-overlays.  Prior to this version, data served by GeoServer when viewed in Google Earth would only update […]

Dynamic Symbolizers (Part 1)

When GeoServer 1.7.0 was released in October of 2008, it included some new features that many people might find useful.  One of those new features is support for dynamic symbolizers. Dynamic symbolizers, which originated from a GeoTools styling subsystem improvement from this past summer, allows you to do three things: Create external references that contain […]

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