Monthly Archives: September 2013

ArcPad, ArcGIS Desktop and Trimble software version summary

Mobile Device

Long-time mobile GIS users have the glorious benefit of experience, but also bare the pain that comes with managing multiple versions of multiple pieces of software. In general, new versions of software maintain support for previous features whilst introducing additional … Continue reading

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A “magnifique” update to the World Topographic Map

Bordeaux example

The September 2013 World Topographic Map release includes a significant update to the entire country of France.  Data for the update comes from the best available authoritative sources, including IGN BD ADRESSE and IGN BD TOPO, along with commercial data from NAVTEQ and INTERMAP. … Continue reading

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New weapons for your webmaps!


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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Content for Europe and North America continues to improve through Community Map participation


Expanded coverage continues to improve the World Topographic Map in regions of Canada, Europe and the United States, thanks to contributions from the community. We would like to welcome our newest participating communities, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians located in the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.7 Released

Version 3.7 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 3.7 page in the SDK.
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Hydrographic Special Interest Group sets sail at the Esri UC

Global Chart Viewer

More than 50 users from organizations ranging from the International Hydrographic Bureau (secretariat of the International Hydrographic Organization), NOAA Office of Coast Survey, Danish Geodata Agency (GST), and the Yangtze River Waterways Authority and several other users from the maritime … Continue reading

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Version 3.5 of ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex Released


Version 3.5 of both the ArcGIS API for Flex and ArcGIS Viewer for Flex was released on Friday September 27th, 2013.  This release introduces GeoEnrichment to the ArcGIS API for Flex, built-in support for OAuth when accessing ArcGIS Online for … Continue reading

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Raster Pixel Editor

outer banks

Sometimes you want to change the values of the pixels in your rasters. It’s not something you’d necessarily want to do with imagery, but when working with categorical rasters or an elevation model, it can come in handy. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Stormwater Utility Mapping of Impervious Area

Stormwater Fee

by Amit Sinha, Esri, Inc. Stormwater is the water that runs off property when it rains. When stormwater flows across driveways, parking lots and other surfaces, it picks up dirt and pollutants along the way. When this polluted water reaches … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online Geocoding and Routing Services Changing Soon: Update your ArcGIS for Local & State Government Applications

If you have deployed any of the ArcGIS for Local & State Government Web Applications then, you may need to update these web applications because on December 31, 2013, the ArcGIS Online legacy geocoding and routing services used in many of our applications will be retired. Continue reading

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