Monthly Archives: February 2015

ArcGIS Runtime SDK 10.2.5 for Qt is now available

Imagine being able to write a single native application with a beautiful user experience that runs on an Android, iOS, Mac OS, Windows and Linux device…and you do it all with a simple yet powerful markup language. You “declare” it, using a syntax you’re already very familiar with.

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Custom Image Processing 2.0


You can now use Python to create your own raster functions in ArcGIS. Previously, this was done in the .NET framework. Python is more accessible for users and allows you to plug into any of the Python libraries, such as … Continue reading

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Access a World of Content in ArcGIS Online


Data is a critical element in any decision making. Whether it is improving the operation of utility networks, developing public safety response plans, or performing site selection analysis, access to accurate and up-to-date data is key to better insights. ArcGIS … Continue reading

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User Community Content continues to expand The Living Atlas of the World


The ArcGIS Content Team recently completed updates to the World Topographic Map. The data for the World Topographic Map is provided by the GIS community. This map is designed to be used as a basemap by GIS professionals and as a reference map … Continue reading

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Esri 2015 User Experience (UX) & User Interface (UI) Principles

Esri 2015 UX and UI Principles

Seeking a deeper understanding and a more clearly articulated vision for crafting engaging and aesthetically pleasing user experience and user interface designs, were the goals for creating this list. Over time this will be an evolving, living document as expectations of … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data Site of the Week: Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

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 25,000 datasets in the Open Data catalog and over 100 sites in the ArcGIS Open Data site gallery for … Continue reading

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We Saw Some Great Esri-Powered Apps at AT&T’s Hackathon

I'm Almost There creators Greg Buczek, Amy Buczek and Lauren Russell with their check

Last month we went to the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon in Las Vegas. It was exciting to see so many developers (about 600!) working to build a useful mobile app with technology they’d often just been introduced to. Our team … Continue reading

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Preparing Data Workshop Self-Study Materials Released


The highly-anticipated Preparing Data for Community Maps Workshop self-study materials have been released! Now you can participate in this training at any time, from anywhere. You can watch the videos, review the lecture slides and complete the exercises at your … Continue reading

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New Options for Embedding Maps


The December release of included a new and improved way to embed maps. This post will review the process for creating embedded maps and explore some of the options using the same web map for each example. Accessing the Embed … Continue reading

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Related Tables – Exploring New Ways to use Collector for ArcGIS


With the 10.3 release of Collector for ArcGIS, you can explore new frontiers with your smartphones and tablets and boldly take field data collection where no one in your organization has taken it before. Yeah that’s pretty geeky but that’s … Continue reading

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