At the Esri Oceans Summit there were several “hallway conversations” about a lack of spatial sampling tools in ArcGIS and how this had led people to use Hawth’s Tools (now Geospatial Modelling Environment) and other approaches in order to perform … Continue reading
ArcGIS Online’s Make a Web Application gallery includes three templates that leverage the Twitter API to add geolocated tweets to your maps. Twitter recently announced updates to their API, and now requires authentication on all Twitter endpoints. For more information … Continue reading
Earlier this week, Esri updated the following datasets in Business Analyst Online (BAO): 2012 Consumer Spending Data 2012 Market Potential Data 2012 Tapestry Data 2012 Retail MarketPlace Data* 2012 Business Summary Data using Dun & Bradstreet* Data July 2012 Business … Continue reading
To access the recently released 2012 data and reports from the Business Analyst Online API, you will need to update your applications. There are changes to report template names, dataset ID, and in some cases variable names. Review the examples below for more information:
Recently Microsoft Windows Azure announced the General Availability of Virtual Machines. This allows you to start a virtual machine in the Windows Azure cloud (similar to what you can do with Hyper-V) while leveraging Windows Azure cloud features. It also means that you can now deploy ArcGIS 10.1 for Server on a Windows Azure virtual machine.
The ArcGIS for Server team is offering a workspace on http://ideas.esri.com under the name “Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Server on Microsoft Windows Azure”. You can join this workspace to find documents on how to deploy ArcGIS for Server on Windows Azure virtual machines. The workspace is also a great place to provide information about your interest in Windows Azure, give feedback, ask questions, and learn about the latest updates.
Although Windows Azure is not currently an officially supported platform for ArcGIS 10.1 for Server, Esri Support can still take your calls and will attempt to duplicate any issues on a supported platform. If the issue can be duplicated on the supported platform it will be logged for further investigation. See the Esri Supported Environment Policy for more information. Esri is looking into offering more extended support for Windows Azure virtual machines in the future.
Contributed by Marwa Mabrouk of Esri Product Management
by Tim Whiteaker, Research Associate, Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, firstname.lastname@example.org. I recently needed to create a mesh of hexagons covering a study area in the Arctic for a research proposal. These hexagons … Continue reading
As you know, Esri is seeking to serve user communities across many application domains by way of the ArcGIS Resource Center. The Oceans community therein is THE place to connect in order to keep up with the latest and greatest … Continue reading
(Contributed by Owen Evans, Esri solution engineer). A mask is an effective way to make the area of interest in your web map stand out. For example, let’s say I am making a map of the projected population growth for Minnesota. … Continue reading
Is there something wrong with your mosaic dataset? Or are you wondering if it can be optimized? Have you tried analyzing your mosaic dataset?
by Lara Saikali, Cartographic Product Engineer, Esri. Several community resource centers are available through the ArcGIS Resource Center, including a page dedicated specifically to Hydrology. The Hydrology Resource Center is an online community center that promotes hydro information products created … Continue reading