Author Archives: Andrea Aime

GeoServer 2.8.3 released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.8.3. Download bundles are provided (bin, war, dmg and exe) along with documentation and extensions. GeoServer 2.8.3 is the latest stable release of GeoServer and is recommended for production deployment. This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 14.3. Thanks to all contributors. Fixes and new functionality include: […]

GeoServer 2.7.6 released

The GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.7.6. Download bundles are provided (zip, war, dmg and exe) along with documentation and extensions. The release contains 17 fixes compared to 2.7.5, including improvements in the WMS cascading, a deadlock fix for admins re-configuring GWC while under load, a fix for a regression […]

GeoServer 1.7.5 Released

The GeoServer Team is happy to announce the the release of GeoServer 1.7.5, the sixth stable version in the 1.7 series. This release contains some new features that are designed to improve the use of GeoServer in a production environment. Some new WMS settings have been added that allow the administrator to limit the amount […]

GeoServer 2.0, now in beta

The GeoServer Team is happy to announce GeoServer 2.0-beta1, the first beta release of the 2.0 series. The primary focus of version 2.0 is the new user interface. This interface addresses many suggestions for usability improvements, including paging and filtering of lists of information, batch removal of layers, and the elimination of the Submit-Apply-Save workflow. […]

GeoServer chart extension

Business reporting is a common need in various organisations. Most of the time, it is built upon tables and simple charts, such as pie or bar charts. Yet, sometimes, you need to add an extra dimension into it, in particular, geographic distribution. In some cases a thematic map does the job nicely, but if you […]

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 […]

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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