Category: Web

Make a web application from an interactive photo map

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In a previous blog post, I explained how to create an interactive photo map with ArcGIS Online. Web maps are useful for sharing and editing, but in some cases, you may not want everyone to have the full capabilities of … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Building and Sharing Community Web Maps and Apps

Today’s technology has made it easier than ever to effectively share global information with the world. This information can be shared in a variety of ways, including web browsers, mobile devices, and desktop viewers. The Community Maps Team and ArcGIS Online encourage the creation and sharing of content. While sharing content is important, how we share this content may be even more important. Content and information is seldom useful if it is not well crafted and presented clearly. Below are some tips on how one can add value to shared content, ensuring that web maps and apps are engaging and contain the appropriate supporting information.

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Workflows for building and hosting cached map tiles in ArcGIS

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One of the most effective ways to speed the performance of web and mobile apps is to pre-draw some or all of the map layers at various scales and save the images in a cache. These images are often called … Continue reading

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Creating an interactive photo map with ArcGIS Online

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Have you ever wanted to put your vacation photographs on a map and share them with friends and family? You can use ArcGIS Online to display the pictures on a web map so others can interact with the places you … Continue reading

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Version 3.1 of the ArcGIS API for Silverlight and ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight now available!

The next version of the ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight and award-winning ArcGIS API for Silverlight are now available for download.  We’ve worked hard over the last six months to improve both products by fixing issues, adding new capabilities, and aligning their release schedules.  Continue reading

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Introducing the Report Feature widget for ArcGIS Viewer for Flex

Deploy simple to use tools for gathering feedback on the quality of your data services

Harnessing data quality feedback on a daily basis is a great way to keep your GIS data up-to-date and relevant. Of even greater value is the ability to extend your data quality workflows to include participation from the public, who … Continue reading

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City of McKinney, TX creates useful web app using ArcGIS Community Maps

Community Maps contributors with the City of McKinney, TX have created a useful Web application that provides information about their community including everything from points of interest and school locations to demographics and planning information. The application allows the user to bookmark locations of interest, find an address, toggle between topographic, streets, and aerial basemaps and includes draw and measure capabilities. Continue reading

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See what’s new in ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 for Server

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We recently released Service Pack 1 of ArcGIS 10.1 for Server, and we encourage server administrators to upgrade their instances to this release as soon as possible. You can watch this video to see benefits and features in the service … Continue reading

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Version 3.1 of ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex Released

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Version 3.1 of both the ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex were released on Thursday, December 13. This is a significant release with many new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The Flex Development Team is very excited … Continue reading

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Deploying web mapping apps on Amazon S3

This post describes an easy way to deploy web mapping applications using Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing.  But first, let’s review some background information about using ArcGIS for Server in the Amazon cloud. Continue reading

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