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There is a list of Web Clients for Geoserver on the Geoserver site (http://geoserver.org/display/GEOSDOC/Clients). Unfortunately, it is posted as no longer maintained. Does anyone have a current list of web clients?

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It depends on which services you want to provide/consume using Geoserver (WMS, WFS/WFS-T, or WCS). Based on the services you want to use, you can look for suitable clients. OpenLayers is one of the most advanced tools and documentation is good.

Other clients include:

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Thanks for the info –  wilsongis Aug 5 '10 at 19:34

I would like to add:

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you might also consider openscales for flex/AIR based geoserver clients.

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I would guess that the most popular tool used to build Web clients for GeoServer is OpenLayers

You may also want to look at MapFish http://mapfish.org/ and GeoExt http://www.geoext.org/.

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MapFish and GeoEXT are still basically OpenLayers when it comes to the map. –  iant Aug 5 '10 at 15:42

You might one to check one of the newest arrivals on the scene - CartoView.

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It's not clear to me that I can use a WMS/WFS in cartoview. All the examples seem to be limited to GoogleMaps. –  iant Oct 6 '10 at 14:11
    
this example cartologic.com/products/cartoview-1.0.0beta/samples/ol-layers/… provides a method of fetching geoserver layers [first icon on the right] –  radek Oct 6 '10 at 15:49

I think we can use Mapserver in combination with openlayers as web client

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