Mastering the Space Time Continuum: Considerations for Publishing Date Fields to the Web


Have you ever published data with date/time fields as map services or feature services? After they were published and added to a web map and app, did the date and/or time display incorrectly? Did you spend a few hours trying … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS at UC 2017


In a few weeks, the 2017 Esri International User Conference will be in full swing in San Diego, CA. If you haven’t already, you can register to attend the event here. The Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Dev team will be … Continue reading

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Intelligent Maps Checklist: Web Maps


Have you ever made a checklist for yourself to ensure that your web map is not missing anything? Good news, we’ve done that for you. Feel free to use the checklist below, at least as a starting place.

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Drone2Map 1.2 is now available for download


Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.2 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. This release builds on the themes of ease of use and automation by adding in key features for batch processing, sharing web maps, and … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS Network Analyst for Fiber Backhaul Planning

Delivering fiber backhaul to potentially tens of thousands of new and existing cell sites requires careful planning to optimize the fiber routes.  This traditionally manual, costly, and time consuming process can now be automated using spatial analysis tools.  Esri offers a Backhaul Optimization model solution template that is built on the ArcGIS Network Analyst extension for ArcGIS Desktop. When given a set of wireless access points (for example, cell towers) and a set of network access points, the Backhaul Optimization model will quickly generate an optimized network topology and routing plan detailing how cell sites can be connected to the network.

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Contribute Your Campus Data to Esri’s Community Program!


Community Maps contributors have made it clear, and we’ve noticed. Colleges and universities all over the world want their campus on the map. There has been a rather impressive increase in the number of campuses that want to share their … Continue reading

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New GeoPlanner Course – It’s Free!


Interested in learning more about GeoPlanner? Interested in green infrastructure planning in GeoPlanner? Esri Training recently released a new course that will introduce you to green infrastructure concepts and how to use GeoPlanner’s analysis tools to discover patterns and phenomena in data.

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Best Practices for Creating Bilingual Apps


Offering your web app in multiple languages can increase your audience and the overall impact of the information. In this blog, we will show two examples of configuring apps to support a bilingual audience. Example 1: Configuring two apps In … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK at UC 2017


We’re just a few short weeks away from User Conference 2017!  If you’re looking to learn more about the extensive ArcGIS Pro customization opportunities available with the ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET, then plan to attend the sessions listed below.  Also … Continue reading

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Fantasy Maps Pt 3 | Touchability


Of course it’s the very nature of a fantasy map insert to be revealed via a cover turn, smelled, and traced with a curious finger. So when it comes to creating a fantasy map that begs to be ripped out, … Continue reading

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