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Developer’s Corner: MapStore 1.2.0 released!

Dear All,we are proud to announce that we just released MapStore version 1.2.0.This is the latest official release of MapStore, the simple and intuitive way to create, save and share maps.MapStore is based on the GeoExplorer Open Source framework and is licensed under the GPL license.This new version is available in 4 different flavours:generic binarygeonetwork integrated binarywindows installergeonetwork integrated windows installerHere is a list of the most important improvements included in this release:added GeoNetwork  integrationadded installer for Windows systemsadded customPanels configuration option made easier to install and customize printing moduleadded basic auth and cookies support to RingoJS debug proxyrefactored and enhanced xmlJsonTranslate (now servicebox)added...

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Real World Use Cases: MapStore for the MuseiD Portal, the Italian Digital Museums initiative

Dear Readers,in this post we would like to talk to you about the work we performed to add mapping capabilities to the MuseiD Portal that has been developed for the Italian "Ministero dei Beni Culturali" (the department of the Italian Government that looks after our Cultural Heritage) to allow users (technical and non-technical) to search for and get information about masterpieces of art belonging to many different collections from all over Italy. More information here.The initiative aims to create an infrastructure to gather, index, aggregate and manage metadata from italian musems describing the manufacts they are responsible for. The portal...

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GeoSolutions is hiring: get paid to develop wonderful Open Source products!

GeoSolutions is looking for talented software engineers to fill a couple of positions which would mainly involve designing and implementing web-based geospatial applications as well as providing support for the Open Source projects we are involved in. Qualifications are as follows:Working knowledge of OpenLayers and GeoExtWorking knowledge of frameworks like JQuery,  Ext-JS Working knowledge of HTML5 and development of mapping webapp for the mobile worldWorking knowledge of frameworks like LeafLet, Recline-JS is a plusKnowledge of web development with Python is a plusKnowledge of Java (JEE and JSE) is desirable Knowledge of GeoServer is desirable but not necessaryAt least 1 year of experience Being fluent in English, both written and spoken We offer...

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Developer’s Corner: Disk Quota Clustering in GeoWebCache

Dear All,recently one of our clients asked us to work on GeoWebCache to improve its support for clustered deployments.As you might know GeoWebCache had historically problems in enterprise set-ups where multiple instances where used, with or without disk-quota enabled, in front of the same cache all with the possibility to not only read existing tiles but also to create new tiles (hence acting as writer). This was due to various existing mechanisms (e.g. metastore) trying to acquire exclusive locks on the same objects hence preventing multiple instances of GeoWebCache to work in parallel.In order to tackle the various limitations, the...

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GeoSolutions is proud to sponsor FOSS4G 2013!

GeoSolutions is proud to announce its participation as silver sponsor to the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) 2013 conference, being held September 17th - 21st, 2013, at the East Midlands conference center in Nottingham, UK.Stay tuned for additional information on presentations and workshops about our products like MapStore and GeoServer as well as the vertical solutions we implemented for our clients!See you in Nottingham!The GeoSolutions team.

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