Updates to the Campus Basemap Tour Shortlist


The Campus Basemap Tour Shortlist has been updated! Ten universities, one college, one K-12 school, and two new international campuses have been added to the story map. In addition, an Other category has been added to showcase campuses such as … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 2.0.2 released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 2.0.2.

This release of Esri Maps for MicroStrategy offers improvements and fixes in several areas such as the following:

  • Additional support for Express Mode
  • Software available in English, Japanese, and German
  • Critical bug fixes

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Using Python and QML to build native apps

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Python is a highly efficient and intuitive language that is pervasive throughout the ArcGIS Platform, as well as the larger scientific community. I personally love writing Python code because you can build sophisticated scripts that accomplish a wide array of … Continue reading

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Using Bower for Custom Builds of ArcGIS API for JavaScript

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Esri recently released a Bower package to enable local custom builds of the API. The advantage of using a custom build is that your application downloads and parses only the required JavaScript resources which will make your application load faster. … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2015.2 released!

RenderMan export upgrade

Introducing Esri CityEngine 2015.2! In this minor release, we present some enhancements such as Reporting Dashboards, improved KML and WGS84 support, better RenderMan export, and many others.  See the release notes for full details. Reporting Dashboards With reporting in CityEngine, … Continue reading

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New Ocean Content Available in the Living Atlas of the World

Living Atlas Ocean Content

Description As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Ocean Content supports a vast GIS community. Thank You to our Contributors and Partners who help support the Living Atlas of the World by providing data and enriching these amazing resources. Oceans content … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (November 2015)

Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

Chicago Black Hawks – Hockey. FC Barcelona and the US National Women’s Team – Soccer. Kansas City Royals – Baseball. The All Blacks – Rugby.

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Community Analyst – What’s coming (Nov 2015)


Community Analyst is about to get an update! Later this month, Esri will be releasing several enhancements as well as demographic content updates.

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Who’s contributing to the Community Maps Program?


Have you ever wondered who’s contributing to the World Topographic Map through the Community Maps Program? See the participation map on our Community Maps contributors web page. The map has recently been improved! It’s now updated daily, as new contributors … Continue reading

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A little more content in ArcGIS Earth 1.0 beta

We’ve been a bit busy getting ready for “code complete” for ArcGIS Earth 1.0.  I’ve had a few more questions from users about how different types of content can be used in ArcGIS Earth beta and there are a couple of nuances that we haven’t talked about yet. Continue reading

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