Monthly Archives: December 2012
Community Maps contributors with the City of McKinney, TX have created a useful Web application that provides information about their community including everything from points of interest and school locations to demographics and planning information. The application allows the user to bookmark locations of interest, find an address, toggle between topographic, streets, and aerial basemaps and includes draw and measure capabilities. Continue reading
The ArcGIS Online World Topographic Map (World_Topo_Map) was recently updated with several more contributions from the user community.
In case you missed it, earlier this month, we launched a series of ArcGIS for Local Government GitHub repositories to share source code for our web, desktop, and mobile applications. For those that aren’t familiar with GitHub, it is a code sharing and social networking site for the developer community. Here is the original blog.
This week, we added the Water Utilities, Address and Capital Planning desktop tools to the local government desktop add ins repository. You can now access all the source code for these tool sets and contribute your additions back. We are also working on the Mobile Map template and should have that posted shortly.
We have updated several white papers for 10.1 that outline best practices for storing Production Mapping, Workflow Manager and Product Library workspaces in an enterprise geodatabase.
It’s time to clear your cache. Yesterday we added over 50 terabytes of new imagery from DigitalGlobe to the World Imagery map. This release includes 30cm imagery for the continental United States and 60cm imagery for large parts of Western Europe. This greatly … Continue reading
This is the last of three blogs that outlines several of the key improvements to Esri Production Mapping’s product library at 10.1. Today, you’ll be introduced to a new set of geoprocessing tools that increases your productivity when managing files … Continue reading
Look no further than the Esri Hydro Resource Center! We now have an online experience entirely devoted to WETLANDS, that was curated by our friends at the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Please browse our pages to learn about … Continue reading
The new CheckLAS executable is used to examine if any LAS files exhibit errors. LAS files are binary files containing lidar point data. This executable can be run interactively or from command line, and will create a log file of the results. It checks basic properties of the LAS file header information and can optionally scan through point records.
It is available on the 3D GIS resource center gallery: CheckLAS Utility