Category: Web

Discover San Francisco Hackathon

Last weekend Esri joined forces with Airbnb, the City of San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office of Innovation, and GAFFTA to put on the Discover SF Hackathon.  This event brought together designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to hack the urban experience by promoting discovery and exploration for residents and tourists alike.

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Filtering, performing analysis, and building a web map application with ArcGIS Online


With ArcGIS Online, individuals, governments, and organizations alike can create and share compelling map stories. For example, by using just two map layers, law enforcement officials could use ArcGIS Online to determine the locations where crimes are occurring, perform spatial … Continue reading

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U.S. Soils Data Added to World Water Online

By Lori Armstrong

The World Water Online (WWO) group in the ArcGIS Resource Center has 12 new web map applications based on the SSURGO soil survey database. These apps show soil characteristics that are useful for hydrologic modeling, such as drainage class, available water storage, water table depth, and ponding frequency. The hydrologic group code, which classifies soils based on infiltration rate, can be used to calculate curve number and model how much rain falling in an area will become runoff.

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Using Stamen and MapBox tilesets as basemaps in

In his recent blog entry Adding tile layers to your web map, Chris Whitmore explained how the March 2013 enhancement to ArcGIS Online supported the addition of a range of new file types to web maps. Chris described the approach of adding tile layers to web maps which allows you to use web-accessible map tiles from a server directly using a URL request from the browser. In this blog entry I show you how this approach can be used to integrate Stamen and MapBox tilesets in your ArcGIS Online web maps.

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GIS Hydro 2013 Pre-Conference Water Resources Workshop: More Coming Soon!

by Steve Kopp, Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis Team, Esri

Jump-start your conference a day early by joining us for the 20th annual pre-conference Water Resources Workshop on Sunday July 7th. The Water Resources Workshop is a FREE, full day workshop focused on emerging trends in the integration of GIS and Water Resources and how you can use them in your work.

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New Query Tool for ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight

The ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight development team is excited to share a new query tool for the Viewer on ArcGIS Online.  This tool allows users of the Application Builder to interactively build queries against ArcGIS Server services, presenting end-users with a simple dialog box that prompts for values to plug into the query.
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Version 3.2 of ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex Released


Version 3.2 of both the ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex were released on Thursday, March 21. This release introduces new features, enhancements, bug fixes, and more integration with GitHub. Geographic search The Geocoder component can now be used … Continue reading

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Choosing a mobile development strategy

Choosing a mobile development strategy introduces many parameters: a team’s development skillset, the application’s required functionality, and the ease of maintenance, just to name a few.  Compared to desktop technology, mobile technology is still in its embryonic stage and rapidly evolving.   This post examines three models of mobile application types: Web, Hybrid and Native. Continue reading

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How to Git the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex source code from GitHub


You may not know this, but the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex source code has been on GitHub since version 2.5 of the viewer.  The ArcGIS API for Flex samples source code were also recently published to GitHub. The Esri Flex … Continue reading

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Pioneering Real Time GIS with Social Streams

The proliferation of mobile, social and sensor data has given us a new playground for analysis and visualization. It is an area we’ve beenparticularlyexcited about from our earliest experiments with streaming data. Since joining ESRI we’ve had the opportunity to focus on these emerging data sources, and integrate them into the larger concept of Real Time GIS. Baking our ideas into this broader framework gave us the opportunity to fully move past Tweets on a map. Continue reading

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