It is done!

PTV Mapserver is released! Visit the customer area and find the following data for download:

PTV Mapserver SDK and InstKit

Some of the improvements and bugfixes at a glance:

  • Routing improvement: A new routing mode is introduced; Implementation of FR CO2 Decree 2013;Separated reporting of Ecotaxe and   other named toll; Ecotaxe roads can be avoided.
  • Routing bug fix: Long trailers do no longer use ramps or national roads,   for which the corresponding flag is not set.
  • Geocoding bug fix: The coding of provinces, i.e. US-, Canadian and Australian states has changed. In previous Mapserver versions, the province code was added .
  • Kernel improvement: The maximal zoom level can be set to a higher value.
  • Kernel bug fix: Property dialog for the ‘Other’-Layer showed the hospitals twice in the list of available polygon types. This bug is fixed.

For further information and details please check the release notes.



Please note: on Thursday, March 21, 2013, we offer a webinar presenting PTV Mapserver 5.8 Read more and register ….

By Martina Beck

Martina Beck has been working for PTV since 2000. As certified computer scientist she was originally responsible for providing customers with technical support and she later moved on to the Product Management division. Since 2011 she has been working for PTV as an online marketing manager in international marketing with an emphasis on social media (et al. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube). The PTV Developer Blog is the PTV Developer Components' lead channel. The posts on important topics and trends originate from close cooperation with developers, the product management and other experts.