The GeoServer team is happy to announce the release of GeoServer 2.5-RC1. Download bundles are provided (zip, war, dmg and exe)  along with documentation and extensions.

GeoServer 2.5 is shaping up to be a great milestone and we would like to thank all those who have downloaded 2.5-beta and submitted feedback and pull requests.

  • A couple map rendering issues have been fixed with better white space handling for CSS labels and crisp SVG symbols rendering.

  • Konstantin Surzhin has provided many small user interface fixes

  • Mauro Bartolomeoli has been untangling a conflict between the css extension and the printing modules.

  • Thanks to Andrea for his hard work, and constant review of pull requests.

  • Thanks to Jody Garnett and Boundless facilitating this weeks release.

  • Check the release notes for more details

  • This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 11-RC1.

With all this help GeoServer 2.5 is on track for release in March. We would like to encourage you to download the release candidate and test with your data. This will both help you avoid any surprises, and assist the team in bringing you the best possible GeoServer.

About GeoServer 2.5

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