Category: Developer

JavaScript Coders and the DevSummit DC

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We’re all looking forward to seeing you at the first annual Esri Developer Summit, Washington, DC next week (Wednesday, February 12th). In addition to a two-hour Plenary session in the morning, there will be a whole day’s worth of deeper … Continue reading

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Update 1 of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS 10.2 is now available

This is a minor update containing a few bug fixes and performance improvements for rendering tiles on the map display. It also allows you to use the Runtime SDK side-by-side with  Geotrigger SDK for iOS in your Xcode projects.

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The DevSummit is Coming to DC!

DevSummit badgeThe International DevSummit in Palm Springs is in it’s 9th year and the number of people attending has continued to increase, as has the number of people asking for us to expand the event to other locations. So in the past year we’ve added some additional DevSummits to make it easier for developers to attend and get the latest – we had the DevSummit Europe and DevSummit Middle East in late 2013, and now DevSummit Washington, DC will be February 12, 2014 (right after the Esri Federal GIS Conference). Continue reading

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Developers, get ready for Runtime 10.2.2!

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You may have heard plans for a 10.2.1 release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs. Well, release dates for pieces of the ArcGIS platform have shifted a bit, so the next Runtime SDK release will be version 10.2.2. This shift allows … Continue reading

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Android Eclipse Updatesite URL has changed

ArcGIS Android Runtime SDK offers a custom plugin for the Eclipse IDE which is integrated with the download SDK and provided as a public URL updatesite for direct integration within your Eclipse IDE environment.  We recently rolled out an updated URL for our public Eclipse updatesite offered below:

https://developers.arcgis.com/android/eclipse/updatesite

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10 open source projects every JavaScript geo dev should know about

Regardless of whether you’re a hacker or a well-seasoned developer, writing JavaScript geo apps from scratch takes some serious time, skill, and effort.  Thankfully there’s a few places you can go to get a head start, like the esri.github.io site.  There you’ll find over 170 geo projects on GitHub that are ready to go.  Most of the projects use the ArcGIS APIs and services to do something “geo”, but many integrate with other technologies as well, and others are pure JavaScript solutions.  The other cool thing is that they are all on GitHub, so if there’s a feature missing, it’s easy to make a pull request or log an issue to get it added!

Here are 10 projects that should help you get your JavaScript mapping apps out the door faster. Continue reading

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Development strategies for targeting Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

Development strategies for targeting Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

Everyone knows that consumer devices are now in the hands of everyone from toddlers to your grandparents, and your information when designed for mobile, can reach more individuals than ever before. You may know that you need a mobile strategy, … Continue reading

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AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon – Showdown in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is obviously no stranger to gambling, but the first weekend in January more than usual flocked for a proverbial roll of the dice.

At the 2014 AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon, we watched over 600 cutting edge developers descend on the Palms Hotel and leverage location in their apps alongside smart watches, beacons, headsets, intelligent fabric and more. As always in Las Vegas, the stakes were high!

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Esri MapCamp – Hacking for Portland!

HackathonWe would like to thank all of the devs, designers and geo enthusiasts who came out this weekend to participate in the first ever Esri MapCamp in Portland.  This was a jam-packed weekend of geo presentations, data sharing, API exploration, learning, collaborating, hacking and making friends. See all the photos here.

The mission was simple: Solve the biggest problem you can think of for downtown Portland…  and learn, collaborate and make as many friends as possible along the way!

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.8 Released

Version 3.8 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available! Below is a complete listing of new features, enhancements and bug fixes included in this release. The same information is available in the What’s New in 3.8 page in the SDK.
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