Kelly Gerrow

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Strategies to Effectively Display Large Amounts of Data in Web Apps

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In the blog, “A Technical Approach to Large Feature Datasets”, we demonstrated methods to display large amounts of data quickly and without layer drawing errors. Although tools are available to draw a bazillion features quickly on the web, does showing … Continue reading

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Configurable Apps Announcement – Public Gallery Template Moving to Mature Support Phase with September Update of ArcGIS Online

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In the upcoming September 2017 Release of ArcGIS Online, the Public Gallery Template will move into the Mature phase of the Product Lifecycle  and will be removed from the default Configurable Apps Gallery. The Public Gallery Template displays apps and web maps … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise Early Adopters Community Available Now

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With the June 2017 Release of ArcGIS Online and the 10.5.1 Release of ArcGIS Enterprise, new functionality to collaborate between ArcGIS Online Organizations and ArcGIS Enterprise Deployments is available. This new capability provides the functionality to copy Feature Layers and … Continue reading

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Introducing ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise Collaboration Workflows Part 1: Data Publication

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Sharing content between ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise just got better with the June 2017 and 10.5.1 releases. Prior to these recent releases, it was possible to reference and use layers that were hosted in ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online … Continue reading

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Mastering the Space Time Continuum: Considerations for Publishing Date Fields to the Web

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Have you ever published data with date/time fields as map services or feature services? After they were published and added to a web map and app, did the date and/or time display incorrectly? Did you spend a few hours trying … Continue reading

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A new way of looking at Groups

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Groups help bring together content—such as maps and apps—with the people who need to view and collaborate on them. Likely, you’ve already created your own groups and are a member of many others. In this post, we’re excited to show … Continue reading

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Introducing a new experience for searching and viewing content in ArcGIS Online

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At Esri, we want to ensure that everyone has a fantastic experience using ArcGIS Online. We continually improve ArcGIS Online, delivering powerful features and an easy-to use-design for both novice and experienced users. We’re excited to tell you about a … Continue reading

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The Author, Contractor and some Managers: A Tale of Roles and Privileges

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What do submarine sandwiches and ArcGIS Online have in common? They’re better with custom roles. What a knee slapper?!? Custom roles are a helpful tool that enable administrators to fine-tune the capabilities and levels of access that their ArcGIS Online … Continue reading

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Best Practices for using Tile Layers as Operational Layers

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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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Table to App – Part 2: Configure the App (Geo List)

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Have you ever found a table of data with some basic spatial fields like ZIP Codes or states and thought, this would be really interesting data to map? After assigning geospatial locations, have you wondered about the best way to … Continue reading

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