ArcGIS JavaScript API version 1.6 released

Version 1.6 of the ArcGIS JavaScript API is now available. To use the new version, update your applications to point to version 1.6, like this:

<script src="http://serverapi.arcgisonline.com/jsapi/arcgis/?v=1.6" type="text/javascript">

You will also need to update the style sheet to point to version 1.6:

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://serverapi.arcgisonline.com/jsapi/arcgis/1.6/js/dojo/dijit/themes/tundra/tundra.css">

Here is a brief overview of the features added at version 1.6:

  • Support for Dojo 1.4.1
  • Ability to rename Dojo namespaces
  • Support for the Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (102100) as an overlay spatial reference for caches created in the Google Maps/Bing Maps tiling scheme. You can alternatively continue to use Web Mercator (102113) as an overlay spatial reference.
  • Several bug fixes

For a complete list of enhancements and bug fixes, view the ‘What’s new in Version 1.6′ document.

The ArcGIS JavaScript Extension for the Google Maps API was updated to add Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (102100) as a supported overlay spatial reference for Google Maps. You can alternatively continue to use Web Mercator (102113) as an overlay spatial reference.

The ArcGIS JavaScript Extension for Bing Maps has not been updated.

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  1. Kelly says:

    Stephen – You can contact ESRI Customer Service to request a DVD of the ArcGIS JavaScript API.