Tag: 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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Operations Dashboard in a browser

In March we rolled out quite a few updates to Esri products and the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS was no exception. A lot of exciting new features were added and you can find a full list of updates on our doc site or a preview of them from this blog article.

Perhaps the most sought after request that we added this release is to extend the reach of Dashboard beyond Windows Desktops and laptops and add support for tablets (iPads and Android tablets) so that more people within the organization can use it. With the 10.2.2 release, we have done just that by building Dashboard into the browser so it can run across platforms.

This blog article will describe how you can author operation views that target the browser and highlight capabilities within the browser app itself. Continue reading

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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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JavaScript Coders and the DevSummit DC

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We’re all looking forward to seeing you at the first annual Esri Developer Summit, Washington, DC next week (Wednesday, February 12th). In addition to a two-hour Plenary session in the morning, there will be a whole day’s worth of deeper … Continue reading

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Development strategies for targeting Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

Development strategies for targeting Android, iOS, and Windows Phone

Everyone knows that consumer devices are now in the hands of everyone from toddlers to your grandparents, and your information when designed for mobile, can reach more individuals than ever before. You may know that you need a mobile strategy, … 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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