Monthly Archives: August 2017

Time Warped Cartograpy

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Here is a ridiculous walking distance map of Seattle. The geography of areas accessible via a 1, 2, and 3 hour stroll are warped into concentric rings. While it looks like an ice cream cone on a hot day, its … Continue reading

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Producing a Story Map in Multiple Languages

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Authors sometimes need to publish a story map in more than one language to effectively reach everyone in their intended audience. For example, employees of governments with two official languages may be required to publish content in both languages. Below … Continue reading

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Working with Fonts and Sprites: Being Creative with Esri Vector Tiles

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For an interactive version of this blog click here. Vector Tile Layers are used to create multi-scale maps that are efficient, high-resolution and customizable. Since they became available the Esri Living Atlas Content Team has built vector tile versions of … Continue reading

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3D GIS – Post UC Recap

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The 2017 Esri User Conference has come and gone, leaving us buzzing with ideas and excitement on how to bring back the latest in GIS to our respective organizations. Hopefully, you found time to stop by the 3D GIS Showcase, attend … Continue reading

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What makes ArcGIS Pro so… ‘Pro’?

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I think I can speak for all members of the ArcGIS Pro team when I say, one of the most common questions we get is “What is so special about ArcGIS Pro?”  In the moment, it is pretty easy to … Continue reading

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Explorer for ArcGIS (iOS) v17.1.2 released

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Building upon the 17.1.0 and 17.1.1 releases, today we have updated Explorer for ArcGIS in the Apple App Store with some very important fixes: BUG-000106480—Pop-ups are not consistently displaying values when the field alias is different from the field name. … Continue reading

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Upcoming PubNub & Esri Webinar (8/16): Mapping and Tracking That Your Users Crave

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Join the Developer Outreach Team members Andy Gup and Nicholas Furness as they show you the ins-and-outs of realtime mapping, including how to implement geo-tracking, route planning, and more using Esri BLOCKS. For more on this, and to register, follow … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Top 10 Questions from the 2017 User Conference

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The 2017 Esri User Conference was the best attended ever, with the largest number of ArcGIS Pro users in attendance to date. It was so great to see the inspiring work you’re doing with Pro! With so many users, there … Continue reading

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Exploring mesh data in a custom web app

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In a session titled 3D Visualization with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript at the 2017 Esri User Conference (UC), Javier Gutierrez and I demonstrated some of the new visualization capabilities available in the JavaScript API. I’m particularly excited about Smart … Continue reading

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Calculating density on a network: a comparison of Network KDE and Planar KDE

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Check out this Story Map on a spatial data exploratory analysis of vehicle crashes in Richmond City, Virginia that identifies hazardous road segments (hotspots) using both Network Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) and Planar KDE methods for eight different bandwidths.

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