Version 2.7 of the open source geospatial data server, GeoServer, has just been released.
Version 3.4.0 of the open source web mapping library, OpenLayers, has just been released.
Those looking to migrate their Microsoft MapPoint maps to the geospatial web may want to look at MPExporter, an add-in from Mapping-Tools.com.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has approved the Augmented Reality Markup Language (ARML) 2.0 Interface Standard. ARML 2.0 is an open, non-proprietary XML encoding for augmented reality content. It is intended for augmented reality content providers to provide visual appearance and real world anchors for virtual objects.
Google have removed the $400 fee from the ‘Professional’ license of the popular Google Earth application. Further information on Google Earth Official Announcement
Building Web Applications with ArcGIS, by Hussein Nasser (buy from Packt) is a beginner’s guide to creating a simple web map application with ArcGIS. The format is that of a tutorial, and will be useful to someone creating their first geoweb application using ArcGIS for Server. More advanced users may find the author’s other ArcGIS ...
The Cartographer’s Toolkit: Colors, Typography, Patterns by Gretchen N. Peterson is a collection of color palettes, typography, and other map components arranged in an easy to reference manner.It will be useful for those who wish to (and have the opportunity to) design more sophisticated maps.
The PostGIS Cookbook by Paolo Conti, Thomas J Kraft, Stephen Vincent Mather, and Bborie Park (buy from Packt) is a collection of how-to recipes for the PostGIS extension for Postgres. It is recommended for intermediate and even advanced PostGIS users. Novice Postgres/PostGIS users may also find it useful, but they will need to use it ...
The second edition of Erik Westra’s Python Geospatial Development has just been published. Full Disclosure: I served as a technical editor for the new edition.