Sign up ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

What are sources where I can learn how to use GeoServer?

I know of these two sites:

But I am interested in more complex information, and not to read only documentation.

share|improve this question
really need to know about what you want to do – iant Mar 31 '11 at 15:02
I want to get familiar with the software (server). Later i want to compare data loading via WMS and WFS – com Mar 31 '11 at 18:07
I think it'd be helpful if we know what you're going to use it for. That way the answers would be more focused. – R.K. Jun 4 '11 at 13:36

5 Answers 5

If you want to learn with video and example , here is the nice link to learn. Here it has been shown that how to publish shape files(point,line and polygon) to geoserver.

share|improve this answer

I found this is also a good one:

share|improve this answer
great. thanks!!! – com Jun 3 '11 at 22:21

Although it is a 'quickstart' and may not qualify as more complex information, I found this quite thorough and useful, it uses the geoserver installation on the osgeolive image/bootable disk. I use the virtual machine with the free VMware Player:

share|improve this answer

I have some notes and tutorials on setting GeoServer up and building web mapping apps at

share|improve this answer
has this site gone away? Do you have an alternative site with the goodies? Cheers – Mark C Nov 27 '13 at 4:48
It lives in the US so I may have problems rebooting this week – iant Nov 27 '13 at 9:25
The Cleaner probably unplugged it to vacuum the floor .. Cheers .. – Mark C Nov 29 '13 at 10:20

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.