Category Archives: Developer notes

Notes, tips, and brain dumps by the developers. Largely technical but quite interesting to those interested in software design and GIS.

FOSS4G 2018 GeoServer Developers Workshop

Thanks to everyone who attended today’s foss4g developer workshop, here are the slides and resources used: GeoServer Developers Workshop (Google Slides) GeoServer Developers Guide (Quickstart, OWS Services)  

GeoServer at FOSS4G 2017 Boston

The annual “Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial” conference is coming to Boston on August 14-19. This is the global meeting-of-the-tribes event for the spatial community, held by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. Going well beyond just an event, FOSS4G features hands-on workshops, exciting presentation, technical presentations, exciting technical presentations … along with informal […]

REST API Code Sprint Prep

In our previous blog post we highlighted the GeoServer Code Sprint 2017 taking place at the of this month. We are all looking forward to GeoSolutions hosting us in beautiful Tuscany and have lots of work to do. One of the secrets (and this comes as no surprise) to having a successful code sprint is being prepared. With this […]

Nov 18th Bug Stomp

Save the Date: The next GeoServer “Bug Stomp” is scheduled for Nov 18th! If you would like to take part, but are new to open source development, please join the GeoServer-Devel email list and introduce yourself. We would like to ensure everyone shows up with a working test/development environment – and access to the “gitter” chat. […]

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 […]

GeoServer Explorer Plugin for QGIS

Victor Olaya has just announced the QGIS GeoServer Explorer plugin which uses the REST API to configure GeoServer.  This plugin serves as a QGIS-based tool to configure and manage GeoServer catalogs, acting as a GUI for GeoServer. The GeoServer Explorer plugin also wraps up some QGIS functionality making it possible to perform operations that go […]

New repository and release delay

A quick message for all those who have been asking – I have started the GeoServer 2.8 release process but have run into a snag. The maven repository has been slowed down due to increased network traffic. We are setting up a replacement (cloud hosted which will allow allow more developers to manage). What […]

GeoServer FOSS4G 2015 Activities

Next week the open source spatial community is gathering in Seoul Korea for the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference – and GeoServer will be there! The final program has just been made available as a PDF. As the program does not include sessions abstracts they are included here – after the break.

GeoServer 2.4.0 Release Highlights

We noticed out friends at Slashgeo could not quite figure out what is new with the GeoServer 2.4.0 release – so we have updated the release announcement with a 2.4.0 feature list. For a more complete story check out the State of GeoServer 2013 presentation on on elogeo or slideshare. Let me call out several significant developments […]

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