GeoTools licensed under the LGPL. The user guide license page describes the less restrictive license for documentation and source code examples.
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8.3 8.9 L2 GeoTools VS GraphHopperOpen source routing engine for OpenStreetMap. Use it as Java library or standalone web server.
6.6 9.1 GeoTools VS JTS Topology SuiteThe JTS Topology Suite is a Java library for creating and manipulating vector geometry.
2.8 9.1 L4 GeoTools VS Geotoolkit.orgGeotoolkit.org (abridged Geotk) is a free software, Java language library for developing geospatial applications. The library can be used for desktop or server applications. Geotk is built on top of Apache SIS and is used as a laboratory for the later.
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They vary from L1 to L5 with "L5" being the highest.
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The developers guide outlines ways to contribute to GeoTools using patches, pull requests and setting up new modules.
If you are already experienced with GitHub please check our pull request page before you start!
GeoTools uses Apache Maven for a build system. To build the library run maven from the root of the repository.
% mvn clean install
See the user guide for more details.
The user list is for all questions related to GeoTools usage.
The dev list is for questions related to hacking on the GeoTools library itself.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the GeoTools README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.