The GeoTools 2.3.x is


, new releases will be made from this branch as required for bug fixes and additional format support.

This release is being championed by the GeoServer project (thanks guys) and will see several long standing RnD concerns solved.



Avaiable 2.3 Downloads:


The following issues are critical and represent steps that must be taken before the next version of 2.3.3 can be released.

For the complete list of tasks scheduled for the 2.3.3 release:

GeoTools 2.3.x at a Glance

Improvements to GridCoverage

The GeoTools 2.3 release represents the end of the Grid Coverage branch that has focused on cleaning up and providing efficient implementations for raster data sources.

Quality Assurance

Every factory implementation will need to:

Maven 2

We have switched over to a maven 2 build process.

Seperation of Concerns

If we ever confuse the seperation of Data, Query, and Functionality we limit the use of geotools for ourselves an others: