Paul Barker

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Taking control of transformations with hosted feature layers (September 2017)

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Imagine how simple the world would be if there was only one projection.  In our quest to flatten the earth onto paper and device screens, we’ve created numerous projections to suit our purposes. Each projection has a set of goals, … Continue reading

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Who would win? Matching layer types to common workflows


One of the great things about ArcGIS Online is having the multiple ways of delivering your data, it ensures that you can tailor it different ways and deliver the best experience for your many different audiences.  In a sea of … Continue reading

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What’s New in Arcade (June 2017)


Arcade has been popping up in more places with each release of ArcGIS, so it only makes sense to add more support for Arcade into the pop-up itself.  In this update of ArcGIS Online, we are introducing the concept of … Continue reading

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Hosted Feature Layer Views – A Practical Example

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I had the pleasure of talking to a number of you at the Dev Summit recently and enjoyed all the great questions about hosted feature layer views.  We thought it might be helpful to take the example I had used … Continue reading

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Whats new with hosted feature layer views

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In the previous release of ArcGIS Online, we introduced the concept of hosted feature layer views.  These allow you to create multiple views, each with different editing capabilities and styling, all while leveraging the same underlying data. With this release, … Continue reading

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Introducing Arcade

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If you’ve been keeping up on ArcGIS news you might have noticed we’ve added something new… That something is Arcade. You’re probably still wondering what it is exactly and what it means to you as a GIS user.  The simple … Continue reading

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Getting started with hosted feature layer views

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With the latest update to ArcGIS Online we’ve introduced a powerful new capability called hosted feature layer views. The best way to understand hosted feature layer views is through an example. Let’s say you wanted to publish a layer for … Continue reading

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