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The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce release of OpenLayers 2.6. As of this final release, the OpenLayers 2.6 release closes 294 outstanding tickets, 75% more than any OpenLayers release to date.
The OpenLayers.js hosted at
has now been changed to use the 2.6 API.
As always, the source is available at http://openlayers.org/download/.
This is a large release: the largest of any OpenLayers release to date. This release features a number of major developments, including:
- Integration of the CloudAmber "Google Like" popups for advanced
visual display of information in popups
- Resulting improvements throughout all popup code, including autosizing popups to the content they contain.
- Improved panning of commercial layers like Google Maps and Yahoo! Maps
- Animated panning of the map, using OpenLayers.Tween support
- Layer Image transitions, for keeping images visible when zooming to allow smoother transitions
- Client side reprojection support using built in transformations for
spherical mercator, or the proj4js library for other projections.
- Support for reprojecting vector data layers
- Support for reprojecting user-facing controls like mouseposition
- Support for programatically reprojecting points and geometries
- Improved OpenLayers Styling, including:
- Support for reading and writing multiple versions of WMC.
- Improved KML support, including KML styling support.
- Improved GeoRSS Format support, including GeoRSS GML read support.
- New ScaleLine Control for displaying visual scale
- New NavigationHistory control for map history navigation
- Localization/Better Internationalization support
- Layer support for MapGuide Open Source
- A number of new / improved handlers to make handling user
A thank you again to all the people who helped to make this release happen.
The OpenLayers Team