Category Archives: Announcements

Regular announcements both big and small. Here you will find the latest releases, decisions voted on by the PSC (Project Steering Committee), and major changes to GeoServer.

GeoServer 2.8.5 Released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.8.5. Download bundles are provided (bin, war, dmg and exe) along with documentation and extensions. GeoServer 2.8.5 is the final maintenance release of the 2.8.x series. This release is made by Ben Caradoc-Davies (Transient) in conjunction with GeoTools 14.5 and GeoWebCache 1.8.3. We thank the many contributors who […]

Online GeoServer Bug Stomp – July 2016 Results

Dear Readers, A few words to report on the results of the Online GeoServer Bug Stomp that took place on the 22nd of July 2016. The goal, as indicated, was to look at GeoServer and GeoServer JIRA and clean old, useless reports as well as to fix as many bugs as possible within the day […]

Online GeoServer Bug Stomp

Dear Readers, a quick post to spread the word about the Online GeoServer Bug Stomp which will take place this Friday, the 22nd of July 2016. Developers as well as users from the GeoServer community will gather online to spend up to a full day (in their timezone) on tasks like: Reviewing JIRA Reports to […]

Videos about GeoServer at FOSS4G North America 2016

The FOSS4G North America (NA) 2016 was held in North Carolina from 02 and 05th May. This year’s FOSS4G NA conference is yet another collaborative effort involving OSGeo and LocationTech. The conference provides opportunities for the FOSS4G community to learn, explore, share, and collaborate on the latest ideas and information. If you can not attend […]

GeoServer 2.8.4 released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.8.4. Download bundles are provided (bin, war, dmg and exe) along with documentation and extensions. GeoServer 2.8.4 is the latest stable release of GeoServer and is recommended for production deployment. This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 14.4. Thanks to all contributors. Fixes and new functionality include: […]

Talks about GeoServer in FOSS4G Bonn

Guest post by Fernando Quadro: FOSS4G is the annual global event of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). Although widely recognized as the largest technical open source geospatial conference we call FOSS4G an “event” because it is far more than “just” a conference. A typical FOSS4G will include regular presentations and talks, but also code sprints, birds […]

GeoServer 2.9.0 Released

The GeoServer team is overjoyed to announce the GeoServer 2.9.0 release. Downloads are available (zip, war, dmg and exe) along with docs and extensions. We will be working with OSGeo to provide a signed DMG download shortly. This release is made by Jody Garnett (Boundless) and Devon Tucker (Boundless) with help from Andrea Aime and Alessandro Parma (GeoSolutions) in conjunction with the GeoWebCache […]

GeoServer 2.9-RC1 Released!

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce GeoServer 2.9-RC1. Downloads are available (zip, war, dmg and exe) along with docs and extensions. This release is made by Torben Barsballe (Boundless) in conjunction with GeoWebCache 1.9-RC1 and GeoTools 15-RC1. This is a release candidate for final testing before we release 2.9.0. Highlights: This release requires Java 8 and is compatible […]

GeoServer 2.9-beta2 released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the release of GeoServer 2.9-beta2. The previous 2.9-beta discovered an incompatibility with Java 8, resulting in a bit of emergency planning and a delay to the 2.9.0 release schedule. Download bundles are available (zip, war, dmg and exe). A reminder that beta releases are intended for public feedback and […]

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: […]

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