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Announcing: OpenLayers 2.7 rc1!

September 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce the first release candidate of OpenLayers 2.7!! As of 2.7-RC1, the OpenLayers 2.7 release closes 187 outstanding tickets, split nearly down the middle between bug fixes and new features. Although this ticket count is less than previous releases, the 2.7 release is the first release which has […]

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MapBuilder Moving On

July 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

A post yesterday from Steven Ottens on the Community MapBuilder website announced the retirement of the MapBuilder project. Citing increased competition and development, specifically from projects like OpenLayers, they have made the decision to call the 1.5 release the final stable release for the project. As mentioned in the post, a meeting at the FOSS4G2006 […]

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New and Improved Examples

May 8th, 2008 · 5 Comments

With a bunch of work from Tim, and a little bit of serverside admin cleanup on my part, I’m proud to announce that as of today, the OpenLayers Examples are a lot nicer. Improvements include: Shiny UI for browsing the examples, including keyword search Improved consistency of display of examples Changing the examples on the […]

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OpenLayers 2.6 Release

April 15th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce release of OpenLayers 2.6. As of this final release, the OpenLayers 2.6 release closes 294 outstanding tickets. This is the largest of any OpenLayers release to date. This release features a number of major developments, including: Integration of the CloudAmber “Google Like” popups for advanced visual display […]

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OpenLayers Summer of Code

March 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

OSGeo announced yesterday that it had been accepted to the Summer of Code project from Google: OSGeo is pleased to announce that Google has accepted OSGeo as mentoring organization for the Google Summer of Code 2008 program. This program provides funding for students to work on open source projects under the support of experienced mentors. […]

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NYC Sprint Recap

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last week, The Open Planning Project graciously hosted a two day OpenLayers sprint in their New York office. Chris Schmidt and Erik Uzureau (of MetaCarta) came down from Boston, Andreas Hocevar crossed the Atlantic to join us from Austria, I (Tim Schaub) dug my way out of my Northern Rockies bunker, and a few of […]

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Automated Testing

August 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off

OpenLayers has more than 2100 automated tests.

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MapServer + OpenLayers — in Spanish

April 22nd, 2007 · 2 Comments

Un Mapa de México con OpenLayers y MapServer | hablandodesigs: Pues he seguido jugando con OpenLayers y he creado un mapa digital de México donde se pueden ver las ortofotos del INEGI, división estatal y municipal. Todo esto en un lapso tal vez de 4 hora contando la instalación de mapserver. A nice post showing […]

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OpenLayers 2.4-RC1

April 4th, 2007 · 10 Comments

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce the first release candidate of OpenLayers 2.4. While the public API maintains backwards compatibility with previous 2.x releases, OpenLayers 2.4 introduces a number of internal changes that are important for developers working inside the OpenLayers library, including: Support for rendering vectors on the map, using both SVG […]

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Memory leaks, be gone!

March 29th, 2007 · Comments Off

After a couple hard days with Drip, the IE Memory Leak Detector, OpenLayers no longer leaks any DOM objects when leaving the page. The end result of this is that OpenLayers is far more efficient in terms of memory usage. This has led to a noticeable improvement in performance in some cases, especially cases with […]

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