As GIS professionals we all know that adding a spatial element to data makes it much more valuable. One of the key benefits of GIS has always been, and always will be, the integrative power to bring location information together in a map – and then analyze it for insights and patterns that help explain and improve efficiencies. Today bringing information from other systems into GIS is easy with the ArcGIS platform. In fact, Esri devotes a whole section to integration for water utilities. A few commonly integrated water industry data types include: Continue reading
Thousands of public Web GIS services are worthless for enterprise consumption, but there is a simple cure. These increasingly worthless sites are configured without TLS (HTTPS) support. Frequently, the operators of the sites are unaware that their lack of TLS … Continue reading
During the evening of Monday, March 2, 2015, ArcGIS Online updated. That’s the beauty of the Cloud – it just updates for you. A lot of great new features came into the platform and you can find out everything that … Continue reading
Seeking a deeper understanding and a more clearly articulated vision for crafting engaging and aesthetically pleasing user experience and user interface designs, were the goals for crafting this list. Over time this will be an evolving, living document as expectations of … Continue reading
The highly-anticipated Preparing Data for Community Maps Workshop self-study materials have been released! Now you can participate in this training at any time, from anywhere. You can watch the videos, review the lecture slides and complete the exercises at your … Continue reading
by Rajinder Nagi, Lead Community Elevation In a country like Netherlands, where about half of its land is less than 1 meter (3.3 ft) above sea level, having detailed and precise elevation data is vital for applications like flood management, climate … Continue reading
After taking a holiday break, it’s time for the Community Maps webinar series to kick back into gear with our first broadcast of 2015. In this edition, we will be taking a look at both the past and future of Esri Community Maps. First, Sarah Osborne, from the ArcGIS Online Content team, will explore the continuing dramatic increase in ArcGIS Online basemap usage through 2014. We believe this increase is due to the authoritative content provided by Community Maps contributors. As an example of this, Sarah will be demonstrating some of the great apps that are driving this increase in usage. Following the retrospective look at 2014, other members of the Community Maps team will discuss exciting changes and enhancements that are coming for the program in 2015. Continue reading
Esri has released security updates for the ArcGIS Web adaptor for Java, ArcGIS Server, and Portal for ArcGIS. A number of security issues are addressed with this patch as described in the associated KBA’s and we recommend our customers apply … Continue reading
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.