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MapStore – Sleek Open Source WebGIS – Webinar

Dear Reader, Web GIS applications have hugely evolved in the last decades. The first web map server was made available early in the 90's, and since then we've since an explosion of companies and application that help use understand what can we find in a place, where is a place that meets my conditions, where is the best route, and so on. The speed of computers and internet has empowered developers to make faster and better applications that run in personal computers and mobile devices. Most of these applications provide a map,  a list of categories, a search interface and maybe a menu that allows the user...

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MapStore Release 2020.02.00

Dear Reader, We are pleased to announce the release 2020.02.00 of MapStore, our flagship Open Source WebGIS product. The full list of changes for this release can be found  in the GitHub Project. This blog highlights the most interesting ones. Important changes for this release This release comes with many new features and functionalities. The two important ones are: GeoStory: you can now create and share fascinating, interactive stories combining text, interactive maps, and other rich-multimedia content. Special thanks to the MapStore team for this. Application Contexts: as administrator you can now build and configure your own map viewer, share it and create...

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GeoServer

GeoServer Bug Stump Code Sprint July 2-3 2020

Dear Reader, GeoSolutions, along with the GeoServer community, is participating in a two days long “GeoServer Bug Fix Code Sprint”, on July the 2nd and the 3rd. The sprint also happens to overlap with the Bolsena Online Code Sprint 2020, so we’ll end up sharing some of the infrastructure and enjoying the good company of other sprinters! This sprint revives and seeks to improve the old monthly bug fix code sprint, that we used to do before. From those sprints, we learned that bugs that can be assigned to less experienced developers, because they seem like a one day fix, are hard to find. That was...

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State of GeoNode 3.0 Free Webinar

Dear Reader, One of the core technologies in a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is a catalog. It’s like a town center where food providers and food consumers meet. Shoppers walk around and visually or by smelling they discover the food they want. They engage in a small chat and if they agree with the price they buy it. In the case of an SDI, a catalog is the virtual place where data providers and data consumers meet.  Data consumers discover resources and via rich descriptions (metadata) and previews,  they make a decision about using or not a particular data or service....

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GeoServer

Upcoming Webinar: Best Practices for Optimizing Performance with GeoServer

Dear Reader, One of the main goals of GeoSolutions customers is to improve performance of their geospatial server. We have been improving open source tools (e.g. GeoServer and GeoWebCache) to allow for proper dissemination of large geospatial datasets in private and public cloud environments. In this post, I highlight some tricks and tips to improve performance and I also cordially invite you to a webinar on June 10th 11:00-12:00 EDT / 15:00 GMT, led by our GeoServer lead developer Andrea Aime. Check other time zones here.  We want to enable a client to play with maps backed by millions of geometries or...

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