Monthly Archives: April 2017

Best Practices for using Tile Layers as Operational Layers


Complex global geometries can sometimes be slow to draw in web apps, especially if the data includes multiple countries with islands, long coastlines, and jagged boundaries. Make tile layers your operational layer type of choice to optimize drawing performance of complex geometries at small … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS Update


Workforce for ArcGIS is updating! Today we released updates to the mobile apps on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon app store. On Monday May 1st at 5:00pm PST we will be updating the website. What’s New … Continue reading

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Insights for ArcGIS 1.2.1 release and known issue


Insights for ArcGIS 1.2.1 is built on top of Insights for ArcGIS 1.2 to address an issue of requests failing in some high availability ArcGIS Server deployments. Insights 1.2 included enhancements to database datasets and the relationship view that are … Continue reading

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Firefly basemap starter pack for ArcGIS Pro


Whoa, a Firefly basemap just went live! Check it! Visit this ArcGIS resource page to download an ArcGIS Pro project with all of the files and styles packaged up for a firefly basemap. Grab this firefly imagery set for point … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out


Update: Here is an ArcGIS Pro project package that get get you going on creating a firefly basemap, like the one used here. This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been … Continue reading

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Impervious Surface Mapping Using Pro 1.4 – Part 2: Classification

Initial classification map containing all classes

Impervious surface maps are used for important storm water management operations such as helping to identify Best Management Practices for removing pollution from storm water runoff, determining storm water utility fees on a parcel basis, or flood control and emergency … Continue reading

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Ten ways to improve your chances of winning the Esri Storytelling With Maps Contest


The Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest is open for entries. Here are some quick tips from the Esri Story Maps team for how to make the best impression with your story map, not just with the contest judges but, more … Continue reading

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A Simple Checklist for Nominating Your Maps and Apps into the Living Atlas

The Living Atlas of the World

This checklist provides an easy guide for nominating your maps, apps, and data into the Living Atlas of the World. This places your content among the best of ArcGIS Online, making users more likely to choose your authoritative contributions.

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ArcGIS Pro 2.0 Beta Coming Soon!

ArcGIS Pro 2.0 Beta

ArcGIS Pro 2.0, the next release of Esri’s flagship 64-bit desktop GIS application, is only a few weeks away. ArcGIS Pro 2.0 continues Esri’s mission to provide new and user-requested functionality, the latest innovations for working with 2D and 3D … Continue reading

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What’s new in Survey123 for ArcGIS v 2.0?

Survey123 for ArcGIS Icon

We are pleased to announce the availability of Survey123 version 2.0.  This releases brings key new features and enhancements. The web site has been updated. Remember to clear your browser cache to avoid any gotchas. The build number for … Continue reading

Posted in App Developers, Apps, Editing, Electric & Gas, Health, Hydro, Local Government, Mobile, National Government, Oceans & Maritime, Petroleum, Portal for ArcGIS, Public Safety, risk assessment, Sciences, State Government, Telecommunications, Transportation, Uncategorized, Water Utilities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments