Category: ArcGIS Online

Esri Vector Basemaps (August 2017 updates part 2)


We kicked off the month of August with a round of data updates in the Esri Vector Basemaps. We close out the month with another update of content spanning the globe. The entire western hemisphere, North and South America, was … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (August 2017)


Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 25 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Asia, North America, and Oceania, … Continue reading

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Story Maps Make Great Travelogues

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In the summer of 2017 Lauren Herbine, a student at the College of William and Mary, set off from New Jersey on a cross-country road trip. Almost eight decades earlier, her grandfather had mounted a similar but somewhat more audacious … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Upgrading ArcGIS Enterprise


One of the best things about the User Conference every year is the ability for us to speak to many of you in person at the Esri Showcase. This year was no different and the ArcGIS Enterprise team was busy … Continue reading

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3D, GeoPlanner and Arcade

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In a previous post, I wrote about how you can view 3D layers in GeoPlanner and do nifty things like model shadows. Things get even niftier if you use Arcade with GeoPlanner to extrude data in 3D.

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Fast display of beautiful symbology in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Pro allows you to create beautiful maps with complex and interesting symbology! Here are some tips for maximizing the display performance of your maps and data in ArcGIS Online.

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ArcGIS Earth adds Geocoding in ArcGIS Online, raster and 3D model insert, and an Automation API


ArcGIS Earth 1.6 focused on expanding the range of workflows that users can accomplish with Earth to allow more enterprise productivity.  The release of ArcGIS Earth 1.6 enables users to batch geocode address files against ArcGIS Online, adds local raster … Continue reading

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Are you getting GPU errors while executing the Viewshed 2 tool?


The Viewshed 2 tool is a visibility analysis tool released in ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro 1.0. The tool takes advantage of a GPU processor by default if one is available on your computer. As GPU graphics cards are commonly … Continue reading

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


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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Producing a Story Map in Multiple Languages


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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