30 May 2007: The new version of open source Geoserver was released on May 30. The new version Geoserver 1.5.1-rc1 contains new features such as:
GeoServer is an Open Source server that connects the users information to the Geospatial Web. With GeoServer one can publish and edit data using open standards. User information is made available in a variety of formats as maps/images or actual geospatial data. GeoServer’s transactional capabilities offer support for shared editing. GeoServer supports WFS-T and WMS open protocols from the OGC to produce JPEG, PNG, SVG, KML/KMZ, GML, PDF, Shapefiles etc.