Category: ArcGIS Online

World Topographic Map and Imagery Basemap Updated from Content Provided by User Community

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The ArcGIS Content Team has updated the World Topographic Map and Imagery Basemap. We managed to sneak in an update before the end of the year and wanted to share those details and welcome some new contributors. Another big thanks to the … Continue reading

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Dark Gray Canvas expands coverage

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Our most recent map update greatly expands the large scale coverage of the Dark Gray Canvas Base and Reference layers. Europe, including Russia, was added at scales ~1:288k down to ~1:9k (levels 11 to 16). This is the first ArcGIS.com basemap … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: City of Raleigh, NC

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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 a series … Continue reading

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps 2014 Year-End Review

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The ArcGIS Platform brings together maps, apps, data, and people to make smarter decisions and enable innovation in your organization and community. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with beautiful and authoritative maps on hundreds of topics. The Living Atlas combines reference and … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for Office v.3.0 Beta Released

Participate in the beta release for the next version of Esri Maps for Office 3.0. This new version will make it even easier to map your Excel data and work with maps in many new ways. For example, you can add multiple maps to your spreadsheet, change the coordinate system for your maps, float the maps outside the Excel window, and much more. We’ve also listened to your feedback from the Tech Preview program. We’ve made the map tools easier to find by adding a ribbon to your maps and fixed many of the bugs and known limitations of the tech preview.

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) Is Here!

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Earlier this month Web AppBuilder was released with ArcGIS Online and the Portal for ArcGIS extension to ArcGIS for Server, allowing users to build powerful GIS apps that run on any device! Now with the release of the Developer Edition, … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: Charlotte, NC

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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 a series … Continue reading

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Share your Story Map on the Story Maps Gallery

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The Story Maps gallery features many different examples, from Esri and from the greater Story Maps community. You can browse the gallery by choosing the app type, or can enter keywords to search for specific topics of interest. It’s a great … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data: What’s New for December 2014

The highly anticipated new release of ArcGIS Open Data is here and ready to take your Open Data experience to new levels! We have a few exciting new features that will help both data providers and consumers get the most out of an open data site, as well as some under-the-hood updates to smooth out the experience.

To access these features, admins must upgrade their site’s layout CSS.

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3D web scenes take flight

By Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer

The latest release of ArcGIS Online included a major new update that brought 3D scenes to your browser. This extends the capabilities for visualization of ArcGIS Online content by giving you the option of displaying it on a responsive WebGL virtual globe. I’ve been experimenting with different ways of displaying global flight data from openflights.org and this blog describes how I built a 3D version called Airflow Globe. Continue reading

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