QGIS 2.0.1 – “Dufour” was just announced

Great news for the GIS world – QGIS 2.0.1 “Dufour” was released to the public. This version marks a significant improvements over the previous version (i personally enjoy the way it dealt with Hebrew) including a new map composer, a new labelling engine, integration of OpenStreetMap and much much more (visual changelog).

QGIS2_Dufour

Towards the release, the project users arranged a flickr group, to show the new possibilities of the new version. The maps presented there are really impressive.

The project also revealed their new stylish website.

You can read the announcement here.

It’s also a good opportunity to refer you to the great blog of Anita Graser: Free and Open Source GIS Ramblings. Anita is also the author of the book “Learning QGIS 2.0