Version 3.7 of ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex Released

Version 3.7 of both the ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex was released on Tuesday November 25th, 2014.  This release was focused on user enhancement requests and bug fixes for both the Viewer and API, as well as adding support for OAuth using Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.
Continue reading

Posted in Developer, Web | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Esri Maps for Salesforce Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of the Esri Maps for Salesforce app! Now Salesforce users can access the power of Esri Maps and ArcGIS within Salesforce.

Local governments can view their citizen requests alongside their existing ArcGIS data and answer questions like: Continue reading

Posted in Location Analytics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: Kentucky

Kentucky Homepage

Governments and organizations have been hard at work creating Open Data sites to make their authoritative data accessible, discoverable, explorable, and collaborative. There are over 100 sites in the ArcGIS Open Data site gallery for you to explore!  The Site of the Week is … Continue reading

Posted in Local Government, National Government, Open Data, State Government, Web | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dark Gray Canvas basemap now available for your use


Just as the dark sky at night allows the stars and nebula to shine, a new basemap from Esri allows you to create exciting new maps of your data. The Dark Gray Canvas basemap is now available on our production servers … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Resolve recent problems with ArcGIS Pro authorizations

If you are experiencing recent problems with signing in and authorizing ArcGIS Pro, it is likely that your organization was still using beta license entitlements. These beta licenses expired on November 17, 2014. Continue reading

Posted in 3D GIS, Analysis & Geoprocessing, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, Defense, Editing, Geodata, Mapping | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to Share ArcGIS Online Live Feeds with the Public


In our last post, we showed an example presentation that contained the live feeds in a public application.  In this post we wanted to provide the details on how you can share ArcGIS Online content with the public.  This applies … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Public Safety | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Increase your transparency with ArcGIS Pro

By Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer

One of the main benefits of redesigning a software package from the ground up is you can reflect on some of the limitations of what went before and deal with them head on. Most people who have a long history with ArcMap have at one time or another wanted to apply a little transparency to their symbols and have been frustrated to find the options limited (I’m one of these people!). This is something of which we’ve been acutely aware as we began the process of designing and building ArcGIS Pro. The completely redesigned graphics engine in ArcGIS Pro supports a rich array of possibilities for improved control over your graphics which has major benefits for your mapping. Let’s take a quick look at how modifying transparency for your map layers and symbols can begin to extend your cartographic possibilities.

Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Pro, Cartographic Design, Mapping | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Add a presentation to your Story Map Journal


A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed by saving interactive map slides. Each slide can use different views of the map, including different basemaps, operational layers, map locations, visible pop-ups, … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox is now available

Build Elevation Mosaics Toolbox

The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox (version is now available for download for ArcGIS 10.2.2.  It contains tools to help you manage your elevation data as mosaic datasets. Why build elevation mosaic datasets? Building mosaic dataset makes it simple to … Continue reading

Posted in 3D GIS, Defense, Imagery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New BAO Mobile App Is Now Available!

Esri is pleased to announce a new mobile app for Business Analyst Online users. The BAO Mobile app, for use on iPhone or iPad, lets you access key demographic and market facts about any location worldwide. It’s the perfect tool for business professionals who need to evaluate an area on-site, as well as a fun way to get the low down on any neighborhood.

BAO Mobile answers three crucial questions about a location. Continue reading

Posted in Location Analytics | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment