|Leaflet 0.7.2||Stable version, released on November 18, 2013 and last updated on January 17, 2014.|
|Leaflet 0.6.4||Previous stable version, released on June 26, 2013 and last updated on July 25, 2013.|
|Leaflet 0.8-dev||In-progress version, developed on the
Note that the master version can contain incompatible changes, so please read the changelog carefully when upgrading to it.
The latest stable Leaflet release is hosted on a CDN — to start using
it straight away, place this in the
head of your HTML code:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://cdn.leafletjs.com/leaflet-0.7.2/leaflet.css" /> <script src="http://cdn.leafletjs.com/leaflet-0.7.2/leaflet.js"></script>
These download packages above only contain the library itself. If you want to download the full source code, including unit tests, files for debugging, build scripts, etc., you can download it from the GitHub repository.
Leaflet build system is powered by the Node.js platform, which installs easily and works well across all major platforms. Here are the steps to set it up:
npm install -g jake npm install
Now that you have everything installed, run
jake build inside the Leaflet directory.
This will combine and compress the Leaflet source files, saving the build to the
To make a custom build of the library with only the things you need,
build/build.html page of the Leaflet source code contents, choose the components
(it figures out dependencies for you) and then run the command generated with it.