Monthly Archives: June 2017

Drone2Map 1.2 is now available for download

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Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.2 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. This release builds on the themes of ease of use and automation by adding in key features for batch processing, sharing web maps, and … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS Network Analyst for Fiber Backhaul Planning

Delivering fiber backhaul to potentially tens of thousands of new and existing cell sites requires careful planning to optimize the fiber routes.  This traditionally manual, costly, and time consuming process can now be automated using spatial analysis tools.  Esri offers a Backhaul Optimization model solution template that is built on the ArcGIS Network Analyst extension for ArcGIS Desktop. When given a set of wireless access points (for example, cell towers) and a set of network access points, the Backhaul Optimization model will quickly generate an optimized network topology and routing plan detailing how cell sites can be connected to the network.

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Contribute Your Campus Data to Esri’s Community Program!

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Community Maps contributors have made it clear, and we’ve noticed. Colleges and universities all over the world want their campus on the map. There has been a rather impressive increase in the number of campuses that want to share their … Continue reading

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New GeoPlanner Course – It’s Free!

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Interested in learning more about GeoPlanner? Interested in green infrastructure planning in GeoPlanner? Esri Training recently released a new course that will introduce you to green infrastructure concepts and how to use GeoPlanner’s analysis tools to discover patterns and phenomena in data.

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Best Practices for Creating Bilingual Apps

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Offering your web app in multiple languages can increase your audience and the overall impact of the information. In this blog, we will show two examples of configuring apps to support a bilingual audience. Example 1: Configuring two apps In … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK at UC 2017

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We’re just a few short weeks away from User Conference 2017!  If you’re looking to learn more about the extensive ArcGIS Pro customization opportunities available with the ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET, then plan to attend the sessions listed below.  Also … Continue reading

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Fantasy Maps Pt 3 | Touchability

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Of course it’s the very nature of a fantasy map insert to be revealed via a cover turn, smelled, and traced with a curious finger. So when it comes to creating a fantasy map that begs to be ripped out, … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (June 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release takes in several counties and cities throughout the United States, including the State of … Continue reading

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GeoDev: Designing Maps Before Building Apps

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Looking to improve productivity before writing code? Use ArcGIS platform tools (Map Viewer and Scene Viewer) as a way to design maps and scenes interactively for your custom apps. For more on this, click here.

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Fantasy Maps Pt 2 | Scratchiness

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We are on a bold quest to reconstruct the Fantasy Map asesthetic in ArcGIS Pro. In Part 1 we hacked the Vector Field symbology to approximate hand-drawn mountainification. Here, in Part 2, we’ll talk about adding hand-drawn scratchiness to the … Continue reading

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