Monthly Archives: November 2012

Integrating RoboGuice with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android

RoboGuice is a framework which brings dependency injection to Android using Google’s Guice library.  Dependency injection provides a simple convenience to programming.  Here is an example of such convenience: Continue reading

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Changing landscapes: Designing the next generation of online Topographic Maps

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Last week we launched a refresh of the World Topographic Map and in this blog entry we explore the design process, the design objectives and outline five key changes to look out for. Continue reading

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2012/2017 Esri U.S. Demographic Data Release for Community Analyst

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We are pleased to announce that the 2012/2017 Esri U.S. Demographic Data Updates have been released in Community Analyst.  Updates include: Age by Sex (2012 & 2017) Age by Sex by Race (2012) Detailed Age (2012 & 2017) Disposable Income … Continue reading

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Open the ArcGIS app from the tap of a map!

Using ArcGIS Online it is easy to create and share maps that can be opened in either a web browser or inside the ArcGIS application on your smartphone/tablet device

Sharing a map can be as simple as sharing a link by email. Opening the web browser and a web application from a link is universal. Just simply paste the URL inside of your email and mobile mail clients will recognize it and open the web browser when you tap on it. For example, Ecological Footprints of Nations is a link you can tap on if reading this post on your iPad or Android tablet and it will open up the web browser and point it to http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=1a40fa5cc1ab4569b79f45444d728067. Continue reading

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Formatting your ArcGIS Online profile

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In a previous post we discussed the importance of creating a good ArcGIS Online profile. While the profile editor is intended for simple text entry, you can improve your profile formatting using these techniques. After you sign in to your … Continue reading

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2012/2017 Esri U.S. Demographic Data Release for Business Analyst Online

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We are pleased to announce that the 2012/2017 Esri U.S. Demographic Data Updates have been released in Business Analyst Online. Updates include: Age by Sex (2012 & 2017) Age by Sex by Race (2012) Detailed Age (2012 & 2017) Disposable … Continue reading

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Aligning features in ArcGIS 10.1: Aligning features by tracing

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Note: You can view this post as a video: Aligning features by tracing. In my previous post, I used some of the new alignment tools to match edges. Just slightly west of the location I was editing before, I noticed a … Continue reading

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More adventures in overlay: spaghetti, meatballs, and the one-to-many problem

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In my last blog post, I showed how you could count the number of overlapping polygons using the spaghetti and meatballs technique.  In this post, I want to go a little further and show how you can use this technique … Continue reading

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Are you using Arc Hydro Tools for 10.1 BETA?

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We’d love to hear your feedback. Download the BETA 10.1 Arc Hydro Tools (32MB) by connecting with ftp: https://mft.esri.com Login: ADSRiverHydraulics Password: ADSRiver.2013b (The password will change every 6 months. Check the Arc Hydro Forum for the most current password.) … Continue reading

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Create Filled Contours script tool for ArcGIS 10

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Contours are lines that connect locations of equal value in a raster dataset. They are useful because they can show the shape of the phenomena represented by the raster surface that may be otherwise difficult to see. In addition to … Continue reading

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