Monthly Archives: April 2009

GeoServer 1.7.4 Released

The GeoServer Team is happy to announce the the release of GeoServer 1.7.4, the fifth stable version in the 1.7 series. This release contains some new features, many having to do with improved map rendering options. We have introduced WMS decoration, which provides a framework for adding images such as compasses and legends to WMS […]

See the new UI

I am happy to announce to everyone a sneak peak of the future of GeoServer. Behold the newest alpha release of GeoServer 2.0. I first mentioned GeoServer 2.0 last August when the first alpha was released, but much work has been done since then. The most obvious and exciting new feature in GeoServer 2.0 is […]

Marine conservation with GeoServer

I received a note recently from a GeoServer blog reader who wanted to show off another project using GeoServer, which I am happy to present here. The Marine Science Institute at UC Santa Barbara and Farallon Geographics have built a public, online mapping application enabling scientists and community members to help select marine environments that […]

Follow the arrows

Here’s a neat trick for those working with road maps that want to indicate traffic direction by way of appropriately pointed arrows. With text symbolizers using font characters, this is actually a snap, provided your data includes information about direction. The New York City streets data set has an attribute field called trafdir which specifies […]

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