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Collector for ArcGIS v10.3 is out and it’s a big deal!!

Version 10.3 of Collector for ArcGIS is available inside of Google Play right now and this is a big update! It will be coming soon in the iTunes App Store so that you can use it on iPhone and iPad devices, but we just couldn’t wait any longer to share it with our Android community!

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK 10.2.5 for WPF is now available!

The 10.2.5 release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF is now available to download from ArcGIS for Developers. This release follows the 10.2.3 release in May 2014 and addresses at least 50 bugs you asked us to fix, and a few more we found as well! We also found time to add a few minor enhancements you asked for:

  • Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition is now a supported IDE.
  • The gdbVersion on RelationshipParameter Class is now supported.
  • New DrawMode.ScreenAlignedRectangle enumeration type was added (Note: DrawMode.Rectangle is map-aligned).
  • Support for feature collection items by reference in WebMaps.
  • Exposed Symbol properties on Editor, TemplatePicker and EditorWidget.
  • Support for WMTS multidimensional services.

You can read the full list of enhancements, issues addressed and known limitations in the release notes.

Note that version 10.2.5 marks the last planned release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF. Technical support will continue to be available through June of 2016. Moving forward, we recommend you explore WPF solutions based on the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET. For information on transitioning to the new ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET please read this blog post.


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Even More than Points: New Features in ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3

ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3 is full of new and exciting features, such as the new support for point feature classes!  Here’s a quick list of some of the highlights: Continue reading

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ArcPad 10.2.2 Released!


The ArcPad team is pleased to announce that ArcPad 10.2.2 is available to download via the My Esri website. The ArcPad 10.2.2 update addresses some important usability and feature enhancements that improves the utility and stability of ArcPad.  Here are … Continue reading

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The State of Eclipse with ArcGIS Android v10.2.5

The recent release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.5 is intended to be used with Android Studio as the official IDE for Android development using the Gradle-based build system. The 10.2.5 release of the Android SDK is mostly for users who want to use the official Android Development IDE.  There were only minor changes to the API with 10.2.5, please refer to the release notes to see if they affect your ArcGIS Android app workflows.  If you have been using Eclipse with ADT and the ArcGIS Android Eclipse plugin, be aware that Android Studio is the official IDE for Android, so you should migrate to Android Studio as soon as you can.  For help moving projects see our Migrating to Android Studio post.  If migrating to Android Studio is not an option in the short term, you can continue to use the ArcGIS Android Eclipse plugin with ArcGIS Android 10.2.4, but we advise that you begin to think about a migration strategy as we will not be supporting the Eclipse plugin with 10.2.5 or later versions of the SDK.  We will continue to support alternative IDE’s, e.g. Eclipse & IntelliJ IDEA, through manual project setup.

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ArcGIS Online Deployment Scenarios for Water Utilities

ArcGIS connects maps, apps, data, and people so you can make smarter, faster decisions. It gives everyone in your water utility the ability to discover, use, make, and share maps from any device, anywhere, anytime. ArcGIS Online, Esri’s SaaS system, enables all the portal capabilities of ArcGIS and is currently being used by over 1900 water utilities worldwide.  The deployment of ArcGIS Online within your existing, or new, ArcGIS implementation is completely flexible and is described by the three options below:

  1. Fully hosted deployment – using ArcGIS Online for both its SaaS and data storage capabilities with no on-premises data
  2. On-premises services deployment – using ArcGIS Online for only its SaaS capabilities, data is stored on-premises
  3. Hybrid deployment – using ArcGIS Online for both its SaaS and data storage capabilities and using on-premises data

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Point Support in ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3

The ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3 expands the BIS’s capabilities beyond supporting raster datasets.  Users can now utilize the solution to store and work with bathymetric point feature classes!

All of the existing possibilities for filtering and applying surface modeling rules based on metadata characteristics to develop surface models can be applied to point feature classes.  In addition, the release also includes two new geoprocessing tools to help users maximize the value of using their bathymetric point data within the solution. Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS 10.3 for Server

Everyone hopefully saw the announcement last week that ArcGIS 10.3 is now available. In this occasion we want to drill down into what is new in the ArcGIS for Server product, which includes enhancements to the GIS Server, and licensing changes in its Portal for ArcGIS extension.

The GIS Server includes some key enhancements providing features Continue reading

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Now Available: Explorer for ArcGIS on Android

Android holding Explorer

Calling all Android users!…We believe that beautiful maps deserve a beautiful app, and now you have it with Explorer for ArcGIS on the Android platform. Explorer is a native app that works on both Android smartphones and tablets running Android … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: North Frontenac, Ontario

North Frontenac

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 … Continue reading

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