Tag: ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Who’s Ready for a Makeover?

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The Social Media Template, a popular web application template on ArcGIS Online, has been redesigned, made responsive and given a new name. Introducing: the Public Information template (hold applause). Big difference, huh? This is a fully configurable template that allows … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.9 Released

Version 3.9 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available! Below is a complete listing of new features, enhancements and bug fixes included in this release. The same information is available in the What’s New in 3.9 page in the SDK.
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We Are All Winners at the Dev Summit ’14 Hackathon!

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The Dev Summit Hackathon 2014 was a blast, primarily because I hosted it, but also because amazing CoSponsors, an outstanding data partner in the County of Riverside, CA,  and hectic hackers brought their A games.  On Sunday March 9th and … Continue reading

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2014 Winners – 100 lines or less of ArcGIS JS

HackathonThanks to everyone who participated in the 100 lines or less ArcGIS contest just before the Dev Summit.  This year we added a little spin by giving extra points to the best responsive mapping app – apps that worked well on multiple screen sizes and devices. Once again we used GitHub’s Fork – Push – Pull workflow to accept submissions which were flowing in right until the final hour. As always there were a ton of super-awesome apps submitted, but in the end, there were only three winners.  We demoed the apps live on stage just before Chris Wanstrath’s excellent GitHub keynote, but be sure to check them out yourself to see what you can do in 100 lines or less of ArcGIS JS!

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Esri’s Roadmap for Web Developers

This post is designed to provide clarity on the future of our Flex and Silverlight development efforts. In order to align our product road maps, we continually monitor general web technology trends and the direction of our customers’ development efforts. Advances in modern browser technology combined with limited browser support for Flex and Silverlight, encourage the use of JavaScript/HTML5 for web GIS implementations. JavaScript/HTML5 has become the technology of choice among our user community for web GIS solutions going forward. Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.8 Released

Version 3.8 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available! Below is a complete listing of new features, enhancements and bug fixes included in this release. The same information is available in the What’s New in 3.8 page in the SDK.
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Pan faster than you can say optimizePanAnimation

The 3.7 release of the JavaScript API was a big one, with many great new features. One thing we added was a new map configuration option called optimizePanAnimation. It was a single bullet point in a long list so a follow-up post was in order to explain why we added it and what it does.

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The abc’s of AMD

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To help our JavaScript SDK users still grasping Dojo’s AMD pattern we thought it would be worthwhile to compare one of the ‘latest and greatest’ AMD samples to the same app written using the older legacy pattern and discuss the differences.

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New weapons for your webmaps!

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Our latest version of the JavaScript API (version 3.7) includes new map widgets for you to take advantage of and make killer apps. While creating web applications to aid our Disaster Response program, we noticed some commonly used mapping elements … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.7 Released

Version 3.7 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available! Below is a complete listing of new features, enhancements and bug fixes included in this release. The same information is available in the What’s New in 3.7 page in the SDK.
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