Matthias Basler, Germany
2005-08-08: First GeoWidgets release: 1.0.M0.
This is the first public release of GeoWidgets. It is a milestone release,
that is, it is expected to be fairly stable, but currently NOT AT ALL
- GeoWidgets framework (utilities for localization, logging, validation, UI, etc.)
- CRS widgets, such as the CRS assembly widgets and units dropdown
- Mainly swing implementations, unit dropdown also available for SWT.
GeoWidgets is LGPL. The release contains both binary and source files.
2005-08-03: GeoWidgets project home page online.
This marks the launch of the
project at SourceForge.net. The project is currently in its
starting phase: Coding has begun and a Subversion repository
might soon be available.
GeoWidgets will work closely together with
so work in GeoWidgets will always mean work on GeoTools
too. Should you be interested in joining the project, just
GeoTools developer list,
introduce yourself there and see what you can do.
There is currently not yet a separate mailing list for GeoWidgets.
Create a set of Java widgets for GIS applications based on GeoTools.
This includes widgets like
map pane, legend, styling dialogs and coordinate system selection dialogs.
Widgets shall be available for several UI toolkits such as Swing and SWT,
but shall share a common framework. The framework includes localization
support, logging support, user input validation, UI customization and more.