Tag Archives: SLD

GeoServer 2.7 released

The GeoServer team is pleased to announce the latest major release of GeoServer: version 2.7. Quick links: Windows installer OS X installer OS-independent binary Web Archive (WAR) More downloads… User Manual This release includes a variety of improvements and fixes provided by and for the community over the past six months since GeoServer 2.6 was […]

GeoServer 2.6-beta Released

The GeoServer team is overjoyed to announce the release of GeoServer 2.6-beta. I hope you are enjoying the new website – the download page for 2.6-beta provides links to the expected zip, war, dmg and exe bundles. For this release we are experimenting with providing source downloads directly from the GitHub 2.6-beta tag. As a […]

GeoServer 2.1.0

It’s been a long time coming, but after nine months, hundreds of hours of development and testing work, two betas and five release candidates, the GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.1.0! The release of a new major version update is a big deal (the last one was 18 months ago), […]

GeoServer 2.1-beta3 released (now with WMS 1.3)

The GeoServer community is proud to announce the release of 2.1-beta3, which is now available for download. The big feature for this release is support for WMS 1.3. Special thanks goes out to Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping agency, for providing OpenGeo with funding to complete the task. With WMS 1.3 mandated by the INSPIRE Initiative, […]

SLD Cookbook

Styling map layers in GeoServer can be challenging. While there are some ways to craft map layers without ever needing to look at Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) code, there are some who don’t want an intermediary and want to code with SLD directly. For those, there are few options: 1. Read the OGC SLD 1.0 […]

Extending your map styling with geometry transformations

When designing a map, sometimes you want to render something that is related to the geometries you have at hand, but which is not specifically the geometries themselves. Maybe you want to highlight the end of a line, create a drop shadow effect, or make the vertices that make up a geometry more evident to […]

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 […]

Beware of Raster styling changes with 1.7 series

Starting with the 1.7.0 release GeoServer comes with a pretty decent (well, at least IMHO 🙂 ) implementation of the SLD 1.0 RasterSymbolizer element (check here for a technical discussion on the implementation). On a side this means that we can try to style raster data as well as verctor data. On the other side, […]

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