Category: ArcGIS Online

Story Map Shortlist updated


The Story Map Shortlist app template has been recently updated using responsive design, providing an optimal viewing experience whether you’re viewing a Shortlist app using a browser, tablet, or phone. Build your Shortlist once, and use it across all devices. … Continue reading

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Announcing the ArcGIS Pro beta program

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Esri is pleased to announce the beta release of ArcGIS Pro, which is a new ArcGIS for Desktop application that provides many exciting features. ArcGIS Pro is designed for GIS professionals who need to visualize, edit, and perform analysis—in both … Continue reading

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Esri-based hack wins TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon

HackathonTechCrunch held their New York Disrupt conference this past week, and as always, it kicked off with a hackathon over the weekend. Teams competed for the $5,000 Grand Prize, and we put up a $2,500 prize for best use of Esri technology.

A number of the teams used Esri APIs and services in some way, but it was Vrban, who built a Virtual Reality urban planning tool using Esri CityEngine, ArcGIS Online, the JavaScript API and an Occulus Rift that really stood out for us and took home our cash prize.

We were also thrilled that Vrban won the overall Grand Prize from TechCrunch! Huge congratulations from us all to Angel Say who single-handedly pulled it all together to fend off some solid competition.

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How to Create a List of Favorites from Your ArcGIS Online Items

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To make it easier and faster to access your frequently used ArcGIS Online items, we introduced “My Favorites” in the December 2013 release of ArcGIS Online. You can mark an item as a favorite and create a list of all … Continue reading

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Electric Asset Locator Service and Gas Asset Locator Service Now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of the Electric Asset Locator Service and the Gas Asset Locator Service as part of the most recent updates to ArcGIS for Electric Utilities and ArcGIS for Gas Utilities.

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ArcGIS Online Spatial Analysis Live Training Seminar

ArcGIS Online is a powerful platform for analyzing data. New spatial analysis tools are being continually added to help you solve common spatial problems. If you would like to learn more about online analysis, tune into the live training seminar Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Online on May 15, 2014.

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Going Deeper with New Capabilities in the Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap Team has been thrilled at all of the feedback we’ve been receiving on the new World Ocean Basemap.  Thank you all for both your comments and compliments – the World Ocean Basemap grows and evolves based on your feedback.  Alongside the new split basemap, the latest release of the Ocean Basemap also features some other very exciting enhancements.  Continue reading

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Explore the latest imagery updates across North America and Europe


The latest updates to the World Imagery basemap contain new community contributions as well as commercial content from DigitalGlobe. To take a first look at these areas just released, click the story map image below. This app works best in … Continue reading

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User Community Contributions to the World Topographic Map Update the Living Atlas


This is the second update to the World Topographic Map and Esri’s Living Atlas for the month of April.  This ArcGIS Online release includes 9 new contributors and 6 updates for the United States. View this web app for a quick tour of all of the … Continue reading

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Style overrides for Home page featured content buttons

When you add featured content to your organization Home, it displays below your banner in a ribbon gallery and provides button navigation to view the items you’ve shared. Using simple style overrides you can change the look and feel of these buttons for featured content displayed on your organization’s Home, or even remove them if not needed.

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