Monthly Archives: January 2013

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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New workshop videos offer self-paced training option.

Workshop Videos

Have you wanted to participate in our complimentary instructor-led online workshops, but found that schedule conflicts or your daily responsibilities were an obstacle to spending two days in class?  Do you prefer to learn at your own pace, rather than … Continue reading

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New story map helps explain the Community Maps data model

Local Government Information Model Story Map

Preparing source data for contributing to Esri Community Maps isn’t complicated, but it does involve migrating the basemap layers you want to contribute into the geodatabase schema of the Local Government Information Model (LGIM).  At first glance this can seem a … Continue reading

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A Recap of the ArcGIS for Local Government Solution in 2012


As the New Year kicks in to high gear, we wanted to take a minute to thank everyone for their participation and feedback in 2012. We really appreciate the ongoing dialog with our local government users and look forward to … Continue reading

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Why can’t I use the mensuration tools on my imagery?


In order to be able to use the mensuration tools your imagery, ArcGIS needs the sensor model information and/or sun angle information – depending on which type of measurement you trying to do. Typically, processed or tiled imagery such as … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java: About Using Definition Expressions

The use of a Definition Expression is an extremely powerful technique for displaying a subset of features in a layer that is satisfied by a standard SQL statement. For example, I have a “countries” layer used in my map, but at certain times in my application’s life-cycle I may only want to display Germany on the map. I could apply a temporary definition expression to the layer by giving a query such as “Country_name = ‘GERMANY’”. At this stage, only the polygon feature for Germany will be available for display and querying in that map layer.

ArcGIS applications built with the Runtime SDK for Java (or WPF, by the way) can have this same capability.
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SSN and STARS: Tools for Spatial Statistical Modeling on Stream Networks

Temperature predictions on NHDPlus network.

By: Erin Peterson, Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Mathematics, Informatics & Statistics Jay Ver Hoef, Research Statistician, NOAA National Marine Mammal Laboratory Spatial Autocorrelation in Streams and Rivers: Tobler’s first law of geography states that, ‘‘Everything is related to everything else, … Continue reading

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Update Android v2 Projects to v10.1.1

With our recent release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.1.1 we dropped support for Android 2.2 API level 8.  This allowed us to move up our support level to Android 2.3.3 API level 10 which has almost half, 47.4%, of the Android platform distribution as of Jan. 3, 2013.  This is causing projects built prior to v10.1.1 not to be recognized by our Eclipse feature tooling. Continue reading

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Version 3.1 of the ArcGIS API for Silverlight and ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight now available!

The next version of the ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight and award-winning ArcGIS API for Silverlight are now available for download.  We’ve worked hard over the last six months to improve both products by fixing issues, adding new capabilities, and aligning their release schedules.  Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online World Topographic Map first updates for 2013


We recently deployed a large number of community contributions to the World Topographic Map (World_Topo_Map). These include an additional German State as well as several cities, counties, and districts in the United States and Canada.

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