Tutorial: Doing more with Story Map Shortlist symbols

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The Story Map Shortlist is one of the more popular Story Map application templates. It lets you organize points of interest into tabs that make it easy for users to explore an area. Examples include the San Diego Shortlist, Palm … Continue reading

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Data Visualization with ArcGIS API for JavaScript: Show Data by Unique Value

In the first post of this series, I mentioned a good way to determine which way to visualize your data is to ask questions about the purpose of the map. In addition to “where things are,” which we already examined in that post, you may also want answer questions like:

  • What chain does each restaurant belong to in my city?
  • What is the most predominant crop of each county in the US?
  • What level of crime risk does each census tract have?

Unique value renderer is good for answering your what questions.

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Customize your ArcGIS Online Home Page Description

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(Contributed by Bonnie Stayer, Solution Engineer on Esri’s National Government Team) In previous blog posts, we’ve covered how to customize the banner and background of your ArcGIS Online organizational home page, but did you know you can also customize the … Continue reading

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User Contributions have Improved the World Topographic Map

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The ArcGIS Content Team has improved the Community Basemaps by incorporating both new and updated content to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. Thanks to the user community, the World Topographic Map was refreshed with 4 new contributors and 7 updates for cities and counties throughout the … Continue reading

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Make your organization home discoverable

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If you have a publicly accessible organization home, you can make it easy to discover via ArcGIS Online by registering it as an item. While anyone can share an organization’s home page, this is a good task for the organization … Continue reading

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Esri Supports S-63 ENC Cells

Did you know that Esri supports S-63 ENC cells? S-63 is an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) standard that details how electronic navigational charts, or ENCs, are encrypted, secured, and compressed. The IHO granted Esri Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) status in 2014 to support the decryption of S-63 ENC cells with Esri technology.  This status allows users to display the rich, authoritative data stored within the ENC cells throughout the ArcGIS platform. Continue reading

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Data Visualization with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

In the past year, we added some powerful, innovative, easy-to-use graphic drawing functionality in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Along with existing capabilities of the API, now you can easily create effective data visualizations on the map with a few lines of code. In this blog series, we will walk through various visualization capabilities in the API, and learn how you can utilize them to visualize your data.
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Ready-to-Use Content Included with Your Online Subscription

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One of the many useful features of your ArcGIS Online subscription is that it includes a rich and valuable set of ready-to-use content. This content includes maps, layers, and other geoservices, such as geocoding and routing, that are built into … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Telecommunications August 2014 Updates

Last week the ArcGIS for Telecommunications site was updated.  This August release included an enhancement to the Antenna Structures Information Model as well as two NEW solution templates.  ArcGIS for Telecommunications is a series of free and easy to deploy solution templates, web maps, and apps for adding telecom specific configurations to the ArcGIS platform.  Listed below is the update to the Antenna Structures Information Model and information on the two new solution templates, Serviceability Lookup App and Service Request GeoForm.

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ArcGIS for Server Security Patch (10.1 SP1 QIP, 10.2.1, 10.2.2)

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Esri has released a security patch to address vulnerabilities found in ArcGIS for Server. Esri recommends that this patch be applied immediately. Service packs must be applied first before the patch Vulnerability Details:   NIM102197 – ArcGIS for Server allows unauthorized access to some resources from secured services - (CWE-285) Some resources … Continue reading

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