Category Archives: Behind The Scenes

GeoServer monthly bug stomp

Our monthly GeoServer bug stomps are moving to the last Friday of each month. Previously these events were scheduled when people were available, making planning difficult. By choosing a set date each month it is easier to schedule a time to participate for all involved. Tips for Participating Thanks to Matt Kruszewski for the following notes on […]

REST API Code Sprint Results

After an epic week of work on the REST-API as a team we are happy to report back with both a pull request and this status update on the work performed. Thanks again to the code sprint sponsors, we really appreciated the strong response – it was great going into the event knowing it was […]

GeoServer Code Sprint 2017

GeoSolutions has offered to host the GeoServer team for a Java 2017 code sprint to look at updating, fixing and documenting the the GeoServer REST API. The GeoServer REST API is used to remotely manage a GeoServer instance and has proven highly successful for automation, integration with other applications, with libraries for java and python remote management. […]

GeoServer code sprint success

It’s been an exciting time here at GeoServer HQ. To explain, let’s start with a little history lesson. History In 2009, GeoServer released GeoServer 2.0, sporting a new user interface based on Apache Wicket. Wicket allows Java developers to construct an AJAX UI with minimal HTML experience. Since its adoption, Wicket has made development of […]

Java Code Sprint

Day 1 Quality Assurance Thanks to the foss4g and WhereCampPDX for Automated Testing with CITE Team Engine Andrea and Justin have lead the charge updating the GeoServer CITE tests (see Cite Sprint). The goals are initially modest: enable developers (other than Justin) to setup and run CITE tests. Justin is working on updating our “easy to […]

GeoServer Translation Interview with Frank Gasdorf

Here is an unusual post for the GeoServer blog – an interview! We have been asking Frank Gasdorf to write a blog post, to thank all the amazing translators, for some time. Finally in an act of desperation Jody managed to hunt him down on Skype for a few questions on how GeoServer translation works […]

Vienna Code Sprint

This past week a few of the GeoServer developers gathered for a code sprint in Vienna, Austria. The sprint was planned by some of the OpenLayers developers and they graciously allowed us to join the party and share the venue for the week. Attendees from the GeoServer community included Andrea Aime, Niels Charlier, Justin Deoliveira, […]

GeoServer hidden treasures: filter functions

Ever had the need to format some text in SLD, or to perform complex filter in WFS, and noticed that the basic elements of the OGC Filter specification left you wanting for more? If so, welcome to the club. One thing few people know is that both SLD and WFS filtering capabilities can be extended […]

Seven CSIRO jobs for open source geospatial software developers in Perth, Western Australia

CSIRO is now hiring seven software developers “to join an established team within CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering (CESRE). As part of the Australian Spatial Research Data Commons (ASRDC) Project, this team is responsible for investigating and implementing open source and open standards based software for geospatial information exchange using Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) […]

Adding Time support to GeoServer via the ImageMosaic plugin

Lately, I have been working on adding support for the TIME attribute for GeoServer in WMS GetMap requests via an improvement of the ImageMosaic raster store: http://yourserver/geoserver/wms?REQUEST=GetMap&…&TIME=2009-12-12,2009-12-13&… You can get some more details on the GeoSolutions blog.

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