Release Notes

This is a list of changes to Open Topo Data between each release.

Version 1.5.1 (28 Apr 2021)

  • Updated dependencies, including to rasterio 1.2.3.
  • Fix some typos in scripts in the documentation.

Version 1.5.0 (5 Feb 2021)

  • Big performance improvements, thanks to caching expensive coordinate transforms, reducing the need to deserialise cached objects, and scaling processes to the machine being used.
  • Add BKG data.
  • Add Multiple Dataset feature.
  • Updated rasterio and pyproj dependencies.

Version 1.4.1 (10 Dec 2020)

  • Increased max URI length.
  • Support datasets with .prj files.
  • Docs fixes.
  • Small dependency updates.

Version 1.4.0 (9 Nov 2020)

  • Fixes bug #13 where responses could return invalid json. This changes the NODATA value from NaN to null. The old behaviour can be enabled by sending a nodata_value=nan query parameter.
  • Small dependency updates.

Version 1.3.1 (23 Oct 2020)

  • Improved code style and test coverage.
  • Updated dependencies.
  • Documentation for running on Windows.

Version 1.3.0 (4 Sep 2020)

  • Added /health endpoint.

Version 1.2.4 (8 Aug 2020)

  • Support for more raster filename formats, as raised in issue #8.

Version 1.2.3 (31 July 2020)

  • Minor documentation fixes and dependency updates.

Version 1.2.2 (2 July 2020)

  • Documentation fixes.
  • I'm now using pip-tools to manage python dependencies, and I'm really liking it. Exact dependency versions are now pinned, but it's easy to update them to the latest version.
  • Updated dependencies.

Version 1.2.1 (22 May 2020)

Improved documentation, plus some bug fixes:

  • Fix floating-point precision issue that was breaking requests on dataset boundaries.
  • Ignore common non-raster files.

Version 1.2.0 (10 May 2020)

Added a bunch of new datasets to the public API:

  • GEBCO bathymetry.
  • EMOD bathymetry.
  • NZ 8m DEM.
  • Mapzen 30m DEM.

Version 1.1.0 (25 April 2020)

  • Added this changelog! Pushing to master now means a release with a changelog entry.
  • Added VERSION.txt, docker images get tagged with version when built.
  • Documented install instructions and a brief overview for the datasets used in the public API.
  • Makefile improvements (suggested by a user, thank you!).
  • Increased the public API daily request limit to 1000.
  • Updated NED on the public API.
  • Added CORS header support.