John Yaist

Map Geek through and through, recalling the Inner Nerd with a story of asking for the Ohio Almanac on his 10th birthday. Troubleshooter of geographic databases for years, recently entered into the world of web services and Python programming and has taken to coordinating Hackathon presence with Esri. Originally from The Midwest, currently lives in Palm Springs, California, which means he now regards anything below 90 degrees as jacket weather.

Recent Posts

Welcome the Newest Arrival of the ArcGIS API for Python – Version 1.4

Using matplotlib-style symbology in the ArcGIS API for Python Spatial DataFrame

A brief summary of additions to the ArcGIS API for Python at version 1.4 released in March of 2018. Continue reading

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Hacking with the kids in Alameda County!

On the weekend of May 2nd Esri had the pleasure of participating in the Alameda County Apps Challenge in Northern California. The County put together an awesome event, drawing nearly 200 people interested in hacking on the Open Data that they have made available.
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We Are All Winners at the Dev Summit ’14 Hackathon!

Hackathon Logo

The Dev Summit Hackathon 2014 was a blast, primarily because I hosted it, but also because amazing CoSponsors, an outstanding data partner in the County of Riverside, CA,  and hectic hackers brought their A games.  On Sunday March 9th and … Continue reading

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