Migrating to Android Studio

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android and is the default IDE for ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android.  This post will guide you through migrating your ArcGIS Android projects from Eclipse to Android Studio.

Import Eclipse project to Android Studio

Importing your Eclipse projects directly into Android Studio is the preferred approach as it will detect many source libs and replace them with maven dependencies, e.g. Android Support Library, which means you no longer have to maintain the libraries manually.  Additionally, it will rewrite the project using the new canonical Android Gradle project structure. Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.12 Released


Version 3.12 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available! Below is an overview of the release including new features, enhancements, and changes included in version 3.12.  For a complete list with API enhancements and bug fixes, check out … Continue reading

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Set Scale Band add-in now supports ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting 10.1 through 10.3!

The Set Scale Band add-in has been upgraded and now supports all versions of ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting from 10.1 through 10.3.

Set Scale Band is a Python add-in, which can be used by ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting users working in the Nautical Information System (NIS) geodatabase to filter data by scale band and/or product type. It consists of a toolbar (NIS Scale Band) containing three combo box controls (LowHigh, and Products) and two command buttons (Set and Clear).

You can download this new version here.

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Esri Maps for Office v.3.0 Beta Released

Participate in the beta release for the next version of Esri Maps for Office 3.0. This new version will make it even easier to map your Excel data and work with maps in many new ways. For example, you can add multiple maps to your spreadsheet, change the coordinate system for your maps, float the maps outside the Excel window, and much more. We’ve also listened to your feedback from the Tech Preview program. We’ve made the map tools easier to find by adding a ribbon to your maps and fixed many of the bugs and known limitations of the tech preview.

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) Is Here!

Custom widgets and themes

Earlier this month Web AppBuilder was released with ArcGIS Online and the Portal for ArcGIS extension to ArcGIS for Server, allowing users to build powerful GIS apps that run on any device! Now with the release of the Developer Edition, … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: Charlotte, NC


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 a series … Continue reading

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Share your Story Map on the Story Maps Gallery


The Story Maps gallery features many different examples, from Esri and from the greater Story Maps community. You can browse the gallery by choosing the app type, or can enter keywords to search for specific topics of interest. It’s a great … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK 10.2.5 for Android is here!


The 10.2.5 release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android has arrived, and we are very excited to share the work that’s been done to modernize and enhance the professional development experience for ArcGIS Android developers. As you may have … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data: What’s New for December 2014

The highly anticipated new release of ArcGIS Open Data is here and ready to take your Open Data experience to new levels! We have a few exciting new features that will help both data providers and consumers get the most out of an open data site, as well as some under-the-hood updates to smooth out the experience.

To access these features, admins must upgrade their site’s layout CSS.

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3D web scenes take flight

By Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer

The latest release of ArcGIS Online included a major new update that brought 3D scenes to your browser. This extends the capabilities for visualization of ArcGIS Online content by giving you the option of displaying it on a responsive WebGL virtual globe. I’ve been experimenting with different ways of displaying global flight data from openflights.org and this blog describes how I built a 3D version called Airflow Globe. Continue reading

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