0.10.1 October 10 2012
TileMill - Fixed file handling behavior on windows to avoid symlink errors when run as non-admin
TileMill - autostyle now works against active stylesheet
TileMill - fixed crash when using relative paths to layers (like in open-streets-dc project)
TileMill - Enabled interactivity display in mbtiles export preview window
TileMill - Fixed tabs switching on plugins load
TileMill - Fixed handling of metatile setting in exports (ce6e7fc45e7517cba34f2075442d268d2b253db4)
Carto - Allows text-face-name properties to be unquoted
Carto - Detects inline Format XML tags in text-name and passes such output straight to XML for advanced text names.
Carto - Fixes bugs around concatenation of strings in expressions
Carto - Fixes parsing of comments in between selectors
Carto - Fixes parsing of whitespace in calls
Carto - Improved error messages for unknown properties - advises user on the property name most closely matching the incorrect input.
Carto - Improved errors for calls, advises user on number of arguments
Millstone - Will now throw if files do not exist (instead of throwing on missing/unknown srs)
Millstone - Fixed support for loading layer datasource files from alternative windows drives
Millstone - Moved to no-symlink/no-copy behavior on all windows versions
Millstone - Updated node-srs version
Millstone - Improved handling of known file extensions to better support guessing extensions via headers
Millstone - Fixed handling of sqlite attach with absolute paths
Millstone - Fixed missing error handling when localizing Carto URIs
Mapnik - Fixed handling of raster alpha blending with high quality resampling methods like bilinear
Mapnik - Reduced memory allocations for reading rasters for better raster rendering performance
Mapnik - Fixed RGB-HSV conversion used in
Mapnik - Improved support for CSV files with mixed newlines
Mapnik - CSV parsing speed up by avoiding adding WKT/JSON geometry data to attributes
0.10.0 September 19 2012
Support for Mapnik compositing at style level
comp-opand feature level
polygon-comp-op(porter-duff plus many more custom blend modes are supported)
Support for Mapnik image-filters like blur, emboss, and sharpen
Ability to turn on and off geometry clipping at feature level
Ability to smooth lines with
building-heightinto an expression
Added support for regex in carto filters like
#world[name =~ "A.*"]
Added support for quotes in carto filter values like
Carto parsing now provides better errors for unmatched parens
Improved support for autodetection of geojson from the cartodb api (node-srs)
Added support for escaped URLs to remote datasources (for cartodb)
The raster-mode property has been renamed to raster-comp-op and now supports all SVG compositing operations (but uses dashes instead of underscores - so grain_merge is now grain-merge) (Mapnik)
Support for OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
OS X app is now signed with Developer ID (Gatekeeper)
Interactivity now works on features that have negative or zero primary key values
Fixed a bug where interactivity templates broke when they ended in a number value
Version update checking no longer blocks application startup.
Column names in CSV datasources named ‘lng’ are now automatically recognized as the longitude column
Added ability to zoom to layer extents
Added ability to toggle layer visibility
Added ability to trigger opening http links by clicking on features using ‘location’ template
Added ability to set the metatile size in the project settings
Added ability to set the Map
buffer-sizesize in CartoCSS
Added support for http proxies
Added support for remote icons (millstone)
Improved support for handling remote csv and kml files (millstone)
Added more raster resampling methods like windowed filters of ‘blackman’ and ‘hanning’
Added ability to upgrade plugins
Fixed a bug where compatible plugin versions did not show up if there were newer incompatible versions
TileMill now supports reading CSVs with a column named either ‘WKT’ or ‘GEOJSON’ and encoded as either Well Known Text or GeoJSON, respectively. This allows CSV files to support more geometry types than just points.
New Verbose mode for getting more detailed information in the TileMill logs of project loading status
Symlinks are now used on Windows Vista and above to speed up project loading and data handling efficiency
Data now should automatically update when a project is saved on Windows (no longer a need to rename the
SVG/PDF export with labels should work again on Windows
Support for filtering by geometry type like
collectionare supported keywords that match geometry types. Collection means that a feature stores mixed types, like both a
0.9.1 May 07 2012
Now using Node v0.6.17 (previous 0.9.0 release used Node v0.4.12)
Now using Mapnik 2.1.0-pre at 113f3937cf (previous 0.9.0 release used Mapnik 2.1.0-pre at b8632c20)
Better error output in logs if a crash occurs during rendering or exports
Supports PostGIS 2.0 (Mapnik)
Interactivity UI now warns about the need for users to provide a unique key for PostGIS layers.
Invalid fonts no longer prevent startup (Mapnik)
Better reporting of Carto parse errors to UI
Faster exports by detecting solid tiles and avoiding duplicate encoding and storage
Faster refresh after saving (Mapnik)
Fully 64-bit build on Mac OS X (dual 64/32-bit support dropped)
Better support for GDAL rasters - larger rasters can be loaded now without hitting “bad:alloc”
Supports zooming up to z22 (fixed by new Mapnik clipping and ModestMaps respecting project settings)
Now supports epsg projection syntax so that “+init=epsg:4326” can be used as shorthand for “+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84 +no_defs” (proj epsg lookup tables now packaged)
Doc fixes to make it clearer how to run a headless Ubuntu server
Grid interactivity rendering faster (using async callbacks in node-mapnik)
KML now supported in Windows build (Mapnik uses OGR built with expat support)
PDF/SVG support now supports markers fully (Mapnik)
Reading interlaced PNG images now works (Mapnik)
Multigeometries are now labeled properly (Mapnik)
Improved support for rendering svg icons from sjjb (Mapnik)
0.9.0 January 24 2012
Plugin system for UI components.
Core app & tile servers are now separate processes.
Redesigned UI with global sidebar navigation.
Redesigned UI for export and project settings.
Native webkitgtk based browser window for Linux version.
Native CEF (chromium embedded) browser window for Windows version.
servercommandline/config option for running TileMill without a window.
Datasource downloads and other mapnik-intensive operations can now be cancelled.
Upload export command for rendering and uploading at once.
Project thumbnails are now cached at save time to a
.thumb.pngfile local to each project.
Improvements to full screen mode behavior on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.
0.8.0 December 22 2011
Added preference pane and about box to main app.
Added ability to authenticate with Mapbox to upload directly to your hosting account.
Support for inverted sections in Mustache tooltip templates.
File browser now defaults to the user’s home directory.
No longer create a data directory in the Mapbox folder.
Centerpoint is included in exports if it is valid.
More reasonable default zoom settings for new projects.
Added option to update to development builds.
Moved preferences to
Changed default server port to 20009.
Better logging/error reporting from export command.
0.7.2 December 08 2011
Fix jitter in Carto editor.
Add support for conditionals in Mustache templates.
Better first run experiance for Ubuntu users.
0.7.1 December 07 2011
Introduces Save & Style, an option to automatically add an appropriate style for a layer when you add it to your project.
Updates CodeMirror, fixing a Safari glitch.
Fixes a performance problem related to computing colors while typing stylesheets.
Improves error formatting for technical errors.
Fixes location formatter in exports.
Allows for Linux Mint 11 Katya in Linux install script.
Improves performance of front page listing and project opening.
Improved autocompletion of selectors, properties, and values.
Updated default project and default stylesheet to use Natural Earth 1.4, with proper Sudan borders.
Adjusted Sparkle Mac OS X updating system.
0.7.0 November 20 2011
Fixed a bug in the Mac app where saving files such as exports would not obey custom filenames entered.
Ensured that saved files automatically contain the original file’s extension if a custom filename is entered.
Added autocomplete in Carto editor for properties, variables and values. Press ‘tab’ to activate.
Upload MBTiles to Mapbox Hosting directly from export menu.
Includes SQLite fixes from Mapnik which ensure features are not missing and all join types are supported.
Add ability to browse entire local filesystem when adding or editing a layer.
0.6.2 November 01 2011
Fixed a bug that would prevent interactivity behavior from the first row in an imported CSV from working.
Fixed a bug where highlighted syntax errors in the Carto editor would not show tooltips properly.
Fixed a bug in the Mac app that would prevent some alert and confirmation dialogs from working properly.
Fixed a bug in the Mac app where the user wouldn’t be prompted to save their work at app quit time.
Removed behavior in datasource panel that would force the SRS for certain file extensions.
Custom SRS strings are supported for CSV files, but the default remains WGS84.
More robust CSV parsing.
0.6.1 October 26 2011
Fixed several bugs with the Mac OS X interface that prevented the user from clicking links.
0.6.0 October 25 2011
Added a native Mac OS X user interface.
Ubuntu app redesigned to feel more like a desktop application. See upgrade notes for important migration information.
Added support for CSV datasources.
Added support for export to SVG.
Added support for downloading remote datasources over HTTPS.
For remote datasources, TileMill can now use the Content-Disposition HTTP header to automatically identify the datasource type.
By default, connections are now only accepted from the loopback interface.
Fixed bug in Carto where the pound sign in an ID selector was optional.
0.5.1 September 07 2011
Fixed bug in OS X app that would activate the “Launch Browser” button before TileMill was ready.
Update to CodeMirror 2.13.
Better line-by-line error reporting for Carto files.
Fixed bug that would break conditional styles on some PostGIS layers.
Faster rendering thanks to performance improvements in Mapnik.
0.5.0 August 25 2011
SQLite/SpatiaLite datasource support.
Fixed bug in manual breadcrumb.
Autocorrect common id/class entry errors.
Handy preference panel in Mac OS X application.
Advanced field for datasources.
Fixed sytax error in Ubuntu install script.
New projects can optionally empty to save bandwith.
Better wording of buttons in modal confirmation dialogs.
Fix for bug that would cause Safari 5.1 to crash.
Fix for frequent “Forbidden” errors in Safari.
Automatic updates for Mac OS X app.
Major rewrite of application.
app.db file from previous versions is not compatible with 0.4
Default files directory is now ~/Documents/MapBox
Basic PostGIS layer support
New opacity features in Carto
Fix bug that prevent rendering non-interactive tilesets in some cases
Fix bug with S3 bucket listing
Upgrading requires an upgraded version of Mapnik. See the installation section of the README for Mapnik version and installation instructions.
Use Modest Maps for map preview
Initial public release