OpenLayers 2.7 Released

News Date: 
29 Sep 2008
Details: 

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce release of OpenLayers 2.7.

As always, the source is available at http://openlayers.org/download/.

This release features a number of major developments, including:

  • Vector-Behavior: Strategies, Protocols, Filters
  • Improved Vector rendering for better performance
  • Canvas rendering class
  • Z-Ordering and Y-Ordering for Vector layers
  • New Basic Measurement Control
  • New OpenLayers.Request interface for AJAX
  • Smarter Popups

... and tons of other new features and bug fixes that you can see detailed here:
http://trac.openlayers.org/wiki/Release/2.7/Notes

Furthermore, we are proud to announce two new additions to the AddIns directory! Yes, it is an exciting day for everyone in the OpenLayers Community. Please take the time to check out:

We even have a nice new UML Diagram to help people out with understanding the new classes in 2.7 and their relationships. Thanks Emanuel!
http://trac.openlayers.org/wiki/UML

A thank you again to all the people who helped to make this release happen.

Regards,

The OpenLayers Team