The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.
The Apache HTTP Server ("httpd") was launched in 1995 and it has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996. It has celebrated its 25th birthday as a project in February 2020.
The Apache HTTP Server is a project of The Apache Software Foundation.
The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of version 2.4.53 of the Apache HTTP Server ("httpd").
This latest release from the 2.4.x stable branch represents the best available version of Apache HTTP Server.
Apache HTTP Server version 2.4.43 or newer is required in order to operate a TLS 1.3 web server with OpenSSL 1.1.1.
Download | ChangeLog for 2.4.53 | Complete ChangeLog for 2.4 | New Features in httpd 2.4
MapServer is an open-source development environment for building spatially enabled internet applications, built in the C language, and is widely known as one of the fastest Web mapping engines available. It can run as a CGI program or via MapScript which supports several programming languages (using SWIG). MapServer can access hundreds of data formats, any raster or vector format supported by GDAL, and reprojections on-the-fly are handled by PROJ. MapServer was originally developed by Steve Lime, then working at the University of Minnesota — so, it was previously referred to as "UMN MapServer", to distinguish it from commercial "map servers"; today it is commonly referred to as just "MapServer", and is maintained by the MapServer Project Steering Committee (PSC). MapServer was originally developed with support from NASA, which needed a way to make its satellite imagery available to the public
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MapGuide Open Source is a web-based map-making platform that enables users to quickly develop and deploy web mapping applications and geospatial web services. The application was introduced as open-source by Autodesk in November 2005, and the code was contributed to the Open Source Geospatial Foundation in March 2006 under the GNU LGPL.
The Community Mapbuilder allows users to enter geographic features in a web browser, save it to a server along with other features, then present the features back as a map layer in a web browser.
Open 3D GIS
Open 3D GIS intends to enable your geographic database (geodatabase) to be viewed in a 3D visualization on the web, using a web browser (such as Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Internet Explorer).