The GeoTools 2.5 release is available for download:
The 2.5.0 release marks the first stable release of a number of exciting developments and features of the 2.5.x series including:
* New feature model based on GeoAPI
* Java 5
* Support for units based on JSR-275
And much more. The entire change log can be found in [http://jira.codehaus.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&fixfor=13698&fixfor=14490&fixfor=14259&fixfor=14258&fixfor=13281&fixfor=13594&pid=10270&sorter/field=issuekey&sorter/order=DESC&sorter/field=resolution&sorter/order=DESC Jira].
Other exciting news for the GeoTools community includes graduation from incubation as a project The OSGeo (Open Source Geospatial Foundation).
Special thanks to everyone who provided feedback and filed bugs for this release. As usual a big thanks to Geomatys, GeoSolutions, Refractions Research, and OpenGeo, and most importantly the user and contributor community for continuing to drive GeoTools and make the project a success.
For more information about this release and about the GeoTools project in general please visit:
The GeoTools Community