Tag: ArcGIS Mobile

Trimble Positions 10.2 update released

Trimble Positions

Trimble Positions Software Suite compliments ArcPad and ArcGIS for Windows Mobile by ensuring that the location of your critical infrastructure is spatially accurate as you map it.

Trimble has just released version 10.2 and it is available for download now. The 10.2 release fully supports both ArcPad 10.2 and ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.2. You can download Trimble Positions 10.2 from Trimble’s website now.

Also, Esri provides an end-to-end data collection solution called GeoCollector that will jump start your data collection projects. It couples Trimble Geo hardware + Trimble Positions Software Suite + ArcPad or ArcGIS for Windows Mobile together.

Mobile team

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Collector for ArcGIS Live Training Seminar

On Thursday May 30th the Apps team held a Live Training Seminar titled Smartphone GIS: Capturing Data with Collector for ArcGIS. If you missed it, you can still watch it! Click on the link above, sign in with your Esri Global Account and watch the recorded version.

We had over a 1000 connects that joined and we tried our best to answer the questions that came in. However we missed quite a few. Here are a few of the most common questions and answers to them… Continue reading

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Android v10.1.1 support for Online Samples

The ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android provides a variety of samples to assist in understanding the fundamentals of our ArcGIS Android API’s and coding patterns.  We package samples inside the SDK Eclipse plugin and allow you to import the sample code as an Eclipse project.  Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.1.1 Released!

ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.1.1 has been released and its available for download from the Esri Customer Care Portal right now!!

If you use a Windows 7 or 8 device (laptops and tablets) in the field, you will love the enhancements we have made to the ArcGIS application! Plus if you belong to an ArcGIS Online organization then this release will open up new opportunities for you to use your Windows Mobile or Windows devices in the field… Continue reading

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Developing with the Android ADT Bundle

Google’s Android team recently released the ADT Bundle which provides everything you need to develop with the Android SDK including a version of the Eclipse IDE with a built in ADT (Android Developer Tools) plugin.  This greatly simplifies setting up an Android developer environment.

Eclipse 3.8 and 4.2 were released concurrently as part of the Juno release.  The Android team uses the 3.8 platform which is just the core and not a full packaged release. Features and plugins can be added from within the IDE.  The Android team bundles the ADT in this fashion.  You can install and develop with the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.1.1 and the ADT bundle in the same way you would install and develop with a supported Eclipse platform.  When installing features and plugins into the IDE Eclipse will contact all update sites during install to find any required software needed for the plugins.  Since 3.8 is part of the Juno release it checks Juno repository during this process and will update the platform to 4.2.  This results in ADT bundle branding and appearance to be overridden by Eclipse Juno.  In order to keep the ADT branding you must make sure that the installer dialog checkbox for ‘Contact all update sites during install to find required software’, is not selected as shown below:

Eclipse P2 Installer

You can track this issue with Android.

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Version 10.1.1 of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android is now available!

We are pleased to announce the release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.1.1.  This release adds support for Network Analysis, secure communication using PKI client certificates, creating samples from ArcGIS Online, new layer types supporting KML, WMS, & Open Street Map, and much more.  You can download the SDK here.

Those of you closely following the SDK releases will notice that the version number of this release (10.1.1) is significantly different from the version numbers we’ve been using  in the past. This was done to synchronize the version numbers between various Runtime SDKs (Android, Java SE, WPF, Windows Phone) and the overall ArcGIS system.  This synchronization not only reflects a common path of evolution going forward for each of the SDKs, but also a commonality in terms of their functionality and architecture.

We invite you to browse our updated ArcGIS Resources site.  We have added lots of new developer guide documentation, updated our javadoc, and introduced online samples to compliment the samples that come with the SDK.   We look forward to sharing all the new features with you as well as your feedback through our forum.

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Version 10.1.1 of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS now available!

At the start of this new year, we’re happy to announce that a new version of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS is now available. . This release adds support for commonly requested functionality such as advanced military symbology, secure communication using PKI client certificates, simulating location updates, sorting and grouping query results, and much more. You can download the SDK here.

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Hurricane Sandy – Damage Survey Reports on your smartphone

With continued support for emergency operations, the Disaster Response Team within Esri has provided ready-to-use Damage Survey templates for use with iPhones, iPads and Android devices. You can publish these templates within your ArcGIS Online organization and deploy to your response and recovery teams. Continue reading

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Developing with the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android and Intellij IDEA

This post is for ArcGIS Android SDK v10.1.1 and earlier. If you are using ArcGIS Android SDK v10.2 or above please refer to the more recent blog post here.

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition offers advanced support for development of Android applications.  Currently the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android provides developer tooling exclusively for Eclipse but developers who use alternative Android developer environments can include the required libraries to enable development with the ArcGIS Runtime for Android.  In this post I will walk you through the basics of setting up an IntelliJ IDEA project for ArcGIS Android development. Continue reading

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Developer Summit Europe

To build on the success of recent Developer Summit in California, we’ve decided to take the event on the road. Esri will be hosting 3 Dev Summits in Europe this September.

I hope developers from all over Europe and the world will come together in Rotterdam, Berlin or London (all 3 if you want). The technical sessions will focus on becoming more effective at building web, mobile and desktop applications. Senior Esri development staff will be presenting so you’ll get a chance to see what’s coming next. Registration information will be available soon but mark your calendar now and plan to join us in Europe.

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