Good news today as the release for the Geomajas backend 1.9.0 has been started. Before a release makes it to the shelves, a staging period is used. During this staging period user can test the new release in their application and leave their remarks on the mailing list. The PSC will than vote for the release to come through or be discarded.
The idea is that every Geomajas release should be tried and tested. If a release is not deemed stable enough, it will never see daylight. So join in and help us test it!
A new Geomajas web application has been added to the project gallery. Although the project is still work in progress, we believe it deserves a place in the list, as it demonstrates some nice features.
The project is done by WayCompany.com, and I'm also pleased to announce it's owner, Patrick Way, has become an active committer to the Geomajas project. So kudos to Patrick, and we wish him luck with this future endeavours.
At the Jazoon conference in Zurich, Switzerland, there will be a session about using open source to build GIS and mapping applications. The produtcs which will be mentioned include JTS, GeoTools, uDig, Geomajas and others.
As of now, a new version of the Geomajas GWT face has been placed in staging, awaiting community approval to be released. The vote has been started on the mailing list, and will end thursday 27 januari 12:00 CET.
As of now, a new version of the Geomajas backend has been placed in staging, awaiting community approval to be released. The vote has been started on the mailing list, and will end thursday 27 januari 12:00 CET.
The Geomajas project team would like to extend our best whishes to anyone out there reading this, and whish you all a happy new year. Our resolutions for this year is to make the Geomajas platform faster, better and more accessible.
It was only march of this year that Geomajas joined the OSGeo family as an incubating project. Now, 7 months later, our mentor, Paul Spencer, has formally motioned that Geomajas graduate and become a fully mature OSGeo project.
Although after the motion, there still needs to be a formal vote on the OSGeo board itself, the incubation board has been very supportive indeed with (up intil the time of writing) seven +1 votes.
All comments on the motion have been extremely possitive as well, with statements such as: