Monthly Archives: October 2014

Working with GeoJSON using ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java

GeoJSON is an open standard for representing geographic features and their attributes. Based on the JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format, GeoJSON inherits the advantages of being readable, simple and lightweight. Many GIS technologies and services now support GeoJSON.

Esri has supported the GeoJSON standard for many years through various solutions and initiatives such as the ArcGIS Open Data initiative and a number of Esri’s Open Source Javascript projects, just to name a few. Continue reading

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2014 US Esri Data Update for Business Analyst Desktop and Server Now Available

Esri Tapestry Segmentation lifestyle data provides information about US residential households.

We are pleased to announce the availability of the 2014 US Esri Data Update for Business Analyst Desktop and Server. Esri’s 2014/2019 demographic updates uphold the new era in data development: retaining the best from our past while adapting to … Continue reading

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Imagery and Elevation will be the focus of the next Community Maps webinar


Please join the Community Maps team on November 6th, 11:00 a.m. – noon Pacific time, for another free webinar filled with exciting news about the Esri Community Maps!  Here’s a quick look at this month’s agenda:  Steve Sharp of the … Continue reading

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Collector for ArcGIS 10.2.7 Updated!


We updated Collector for ArcGIS on both the iOS and Android platforms October 27th, 2014. For the iOS platform, Collector now fully supports the new resolutions introduced with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. In addition, a number of key … Continue reading

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Find the distance to assets from bases

All routes symbolized by base

Have you ever needed to know the distance from central hub locations, such as bases or offices, to groups of related assets, such as equipment or workers?  This blog post outlines a workflow and some tools for solving this type … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association


Governments and organizations have been hard at work creating Open Data sites to make their authoritative data accessible, discoverable, explorable, and collaborative. There are over 100 sites in the ArcGIS Open Data site gallery for you to explore!  In this new blog … Continue reading

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Sharing to anonymous users with Explorer for ArcGIS


Explorer for ArcGIS is a great app for working with your maps and presentations on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. With a recent update Explorer running on iOS for iPhones and iPads no longer requires logging in with an organizational account, and … Continue reading

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Help documentation in ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro now has a brand new experience for getting comprehensive documentation within the app. By default, Pro opens your default browser to giving you access to the most up-to-date collection of ArcGIS Pro help documentation while keeping your download and install size small. Continue reading

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Oracle Security Patch Issues with ArcGIS


The deployment of Oracle’s October 2014 Critical Patch Update (CPU) for security vulnerabilities, causes all versions of ArcGIS connections to hang or crash when attempting to establish a database connection.  See the affected products and versions section of Oracle’s CPU … Continue reading

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Add an image gallery (with links) to your organization home


Your organization home contains several key sections that you can customize to reflect your own unique look and feel. These include the background image, organization banner, featured gallery, and description. The Organization Description on the home page can include text … Continue reading

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