Julie Powell

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.5 and 3.22 released

Version 4.5 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript adds some key capabilities and several smaller (but sweet) enhancements that will come in handy. Here are the highlights in 4.5 (as well as 3.22); a full overview detailing new features can be found in the release notes. Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Versions 4.4 and 3.21 Are Here!

The latest releases of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript are packed with useful new enhancements and capabilities. Version 4.4 gives you more control over visualizing and interacting with 3D data, includes deeper web map support, and brings in OGC layer types (WMS and WTMS). Both 3.21 and 4.4 also enable vector tile layer printing and the ability to script pop-up content using Arcade (which is particularly useful if you need to calculate a new value to display using your attribute data). Here are some of the highlights of these two new releases. For a complete list, see the 4.4 and 3.21 release notes.

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DevSummit Technical Session Guide for the Web Developer

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The 2017 Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs, CA is right around the corner! It will feature a lineup of more than 50 technical sessions and demo theaters focused on web development topics. With so many to choose from, the … Continue reading

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What’s Coming in the ArcGIS API 4.2 for JavaScript

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We are in the home stretch preparing the next 4.x release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Here are a few highlights about the release that developers can look forward to. Vector Tile Layers Revamped … in 2D AND 3D! … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.18 released

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript 3.x series continues to support a breadth of ArcGIS web apps and of course many of your apps. We are actively developing on version 3.x (simultaneously with the 4.x series) in order to enable 3.x-based … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.1 Released

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The second release in the 4.x series of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is now available. Our next-generation JS API continues along its path to reach parity with 3.x, while also introducing new powerful capabilities such as 3D. The following … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.17 released

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript version 3.17 is available today. This release drives many of the new features released in the ArcGIS Online (June 2016) release, and other minor enhancements and bug fixes. For a complete list of changes, see … Continue reading

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It’s here! ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0 Released

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It is with great pleasure we announce the first release of the 4.x series of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. You can now starting building web apps with the production release of the ArcGIS API 4.0 for JavaScript! Version 4.0 … Continue reading

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Using Bower for custom builds of ArcGIS API for JavaScript

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Esri recently released a Bower package to enable local custom builds of the API. The advantage of using a custom build is that your application downloads and parses only the required JavaScript resources which will make your application load faster. … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) Is Here!

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Earlier this month Web AppBuilder was released with ArcGIS Online and the Portal for ArcGIS extension to ArcGIS for Server, allowing users to build powerful GIS apps that run on any device! Now with the release of the Developer Edition, … Continue reading

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