Developer’s Corner: MapStore 1.3.0 released!
We are proud to announce the MapStore 1.3.0 release.
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.
You can get MapStore as:
- generic binary
- geonetwork integrated binary
- windows installer
- geonetwork integrated windows installer
Here is a list of the most important improvements included in this release:
- Update ExtJS and OpenLayers to 18.104.22.168 and 2.13.1 versions
- Allow multiple plugin instances, allow overriding of default plugin configuration
- GeoLocations Menu
- Main Toolbar Improvements
- Many additional bugfixes
If you need further info look at the complete list of included issues.
With MapStore you can mashup contents from Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, MapQuest, Bing or specific WMS services provided by you or third party content providers.
MapStore uses internally GeoStore, (the GeoSolutions Open Source engine for resource storing and retrieving) for managing users as well as maps definitions. Moreover MapStore uses Http-proxy to communicate with remote servers, such as the third party WMS services used in your maps.