[OpenLayers-Dev] ANNOUNCEMENT: OpenLayers 2.12 RC1!
eric.lemoine at camptocamp.com
Fri Mar 23 17:52:38 EDT 2012
The OpenLayers development team is proud to announce the first Release
Candidate of OpenLayers 2.12.
OpenLayers 2.12 offers major improvements in various areas, with great
HTML5- and CSS3-based new features.
We invite you to help us test the 2.12 release candidate! To test 2.12
in your applications, include the following tag in your
As always, the source is available at http://openlayers.org/download/.
Bug reports can be filed in GitHub at
https://github.com/openlayers/openlayers/issues. Please use the 2.12
label if you think you have found a regression.
The OpenLayers 2.12 release offers new features and improvements in
various areas. Some of the highlights include:
new zoom control customizable through CSS
CSS-based tile animation
tile offline storage
better accessibility support
It is also important to note that the 2.12 release deprecates a number
of classes and functions. Applications that rely on deprecated objects
now need to load the deprecated.js script.
Another highlight is the "light" and "mobile" builds included in the
OpenLayers distribution, and available online at  and ,
respectively. These are light-weight OpenLayers builds that may
"suffice" for your applications. But we'd like to take the opportunity
to remind people that creating and using customized OpenLayers builds
is always a good thing.
For more information about the new features, deprecated code etc. see
the release notes at .
Many thanks to all who have participated - and still participate - to
the 2.12 release!
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