ArcGIS JavaScript Promises and Web Mobile (Part 1)

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Promises, promises [insert Naked Eyes song here]. Major changes coming at ya here in the next major release of ArcGIS API for JavaScript v4 and we’re now ready to start brushing up in v4 beta1. Check out my blog post … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: RIP SpeedGeeking at UC


In our fourth and final year of hosting SpeedGeeking at UC, we would like to take a few minutes to reflect on the life of SpeedGeeking, and how it will continue on not just in our hearts, but also at … Continue reading

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Restaurant Report Cards

Restaurant Report Cards

Four California health inspectors need your help in efficiently navigating 36 restaurants as part of their daily and unannounced inspections in San Diego County. Considering that county rivals the state of Connecticut in size, it may seem that you have … Continue reading

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How to make a time-aware Story Map


A new ArcGIS Online configurable app was released in July 2015 that provides an updated experience for sharing time-enabled maps. The Time Aware app looks and works great on its own, but it also provides a way to add time-enabled … Continue reading

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Cartography Is for Everyone: New ways to make, see, and use maps


Socializing your map is the core concept of Chapter 2 of The ArcGIS Book Chapter 2 in The ArcGIS Book zeroes in on the evolution of the traditional map into the new paradigm of web mapping. When confined to the … Continue reading

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Pro 1.1: Why Do I Need to Click “Download?”

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On Friday, July 17th, many ArcGIS Pro users saw a small window pop up on their computer screen. It announced to them, and to the world that a new version of Pro is available to download. I often find myself … Continue reading

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Use your data in GeoPlanner

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Want to bring your own datasets into GeoPlanner for ArcGIS? With GeoPlanner, leveraging your own data is easy. You share your feature data to ArcGIS Online and then access this data in GeoPlanner for visualization, sketching, analysis, and evaluation. Below … Continue reading

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How to Add a Widget to a Configurable App


Each configurable app in the configurable apps gallery supports a unique set of tools. You can download the source code for each configurable app to customize which tools are available. After you host your custom template on your web server, you … Continue reading

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Living Atlas of the World Updates Improve the World Topographic Map


The World Topographic Map has been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support 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.

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Doing more with Vimeo in your Story Map Tour


In a previous post we detailed how to add Vimeo videos to your Story Map Tour directly from the Vimeo website. This post details how to add videos that leverage Vimeo’s autoplay and looping by using URLs obtained via the … Continue reading

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