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
ArcGIS Pro represents Esri’s strategy for creating modern GIS desktop software that tightly integrates with the entire ArcGIS Platform. ArcGIS Pro 1.0 was first released in January as a strong tool for visualization, supporting both 2D and 3D; analysis, containing … Continue reading
We are proud to announce the release of version 10.2.6 of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET! This release brings support for 3D and KML to .NET developers using the Runtime to build native apps for Windows PCs, tablets, and … Continue reading
ArcGIS Pro is the exciting new application that now comes with ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. ArcGIS Pro is like no other desktop application from Esri. It is an asynchronous WPF app that can be extended with the upcoming ArcGIS Pro … Continue reading
The ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET enables developers to build connected or offline Windows apps that provide end users with focused editing workflows across native Microsoft platforms (Desktop, Store, Phone). A common developer requirement is to implement a measure tool … Continue reading
The 10.2.5 release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET is now available to download from the ArcGIS for Developers web site. This quality release follows the 10.2.4 release in October 2014 and addresses some critical issues you asked us to fix. You can read the full list of enhancements, issues addressed, and known limitations in the release notes. We’ve also enhanced the search and browse experience for sample content by integrating within the ArcGIS for Developers web site.
Keep in mind the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET and Toolkit are also available as NuGet packages:
NuGet is integrated with Visual Studio and makes it easy to get started developing apps with the product and retrieving updates when available.
The 10.2.5 release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF is now available to download from ArcGIS for Developers. This release follows the 10.2.3 release in May 2014 and addresses at least 50 bugs you asked us to fix, and a few more we found as well! We also found time to add a few minor enhancements you asked for:
- Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition is now a supported IDE.
- The gdbVersion on RelationshipParameter Class is now supported.
- New DrawMode.ScreenAlignedRectangle enumeration type was added (Note: DrawMode.Rectangle is map-aligned).
- Support for feature collection items by reference in WebMaps.
- Exposed Symbol properties on Editor, TemplatePicker and EditorWidget.
- Support for WMTS multidimensional services.
You can read the full list of enhancements, issues addressed and known limitations in the release notes.
Note that version 10.2.5 marks the last planned release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF. Technical support will continue to be available through June of 2016. Moving forward, we recommend you explore WPF solutions based on the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET. For information on transitioning to the new ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET please read this blog post.
Last month I published a blog post about the ArcGIS Runtime and Xamarin in which I stated that we had no immediate plans to support Xamarin. However, I did solicit feedback on the topic to determine how important the Xamarin platform is to current and future projects. Your response in favor of supporting Xamarin was overwhelming. So after careful consideration, I’m excited to announce commercial support for Xamarin. We seek to provide a public beta before the end of 2015.
We are excited to announce the first commercial release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET! Download version 10.2.4 and use it today to build production-ready apps for Windows Desktop, Store, and Phone: https://developers.arcgis.com/net/
This release is culmination of work over the last two years, since the official release of the Windows 8 platform and Windows Runtime in late 2012. During that time, we focused on refining the native app developer experience for .NET. We discussed our vision for the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET, built as a new, shared API across native app platforms promoted by Microsoft. We provided guidance for WPF developers seeking to transition from our popular ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF to our new SDK. In the end we created a modern, high-performance ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET with support for offline workflows, sync-enabled feature services, shapefiles, client-side labeling and much more. We look forward to seeing the great apps you’ll create with the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET!
For those who participated in the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET beta program, thank you for your valuable feedback. The beta program was a great success, made possible by the contribution of nearly 3000 participants. Although the beta program has completed, the beta community will remain open for a short time to host documentation pertaining to changes between 10.2.3 beta and 10.2.4, view the status of bug reports, and wrap up forum discussions.
Thank you and enjoy!
ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Team
Thank you for your valuable feedback regarding ArcGIS Runtime support for the Xamarin platform.
Information about the current status of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Xamarin is available here: http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2014/12/03/arcgis-runtime-and-xamarin-part-2/