Category: Cartographic Design

How To Make the Map on the ArcGIS Book

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If you haven’t checked out the new ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas About Applying the Science of Where I think you ought to. It’s a multi-format extravaganza of the how and why of spatial science. In that spirit, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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Creating Professional Infographics Made Easy

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One of the most popular and powerful features of Business Analyst Web App (BA Web) is infographic summaries. I frequently use custom infographics in BA Web to create compelling visual presentations and comparisons of data that is often hard to … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (July 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 27 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Australia, Denmark, and the United … Continue reading

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How-To: Electo-Cubo-Gram

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Here is a cartogram showing the comparative number of Electoral College votes per state, and how they voted in the 2016 US Presidential Election. This cartogram was created entirely in ArcGIS Pro. Let’s peel back the covers and take it … Continue reading

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Manhattan Skyscraper Explorer – when Open Data and ArcGIS API for JavaScript meet

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Open data is an awesome thing nowadays. It’s amazing how many organizations publish their data to allow citizens to learn more about the city they live in. Examples of such datasets are the New York 3D city model and the Housing … Continue reading

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Firefly Basemap

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It’s here, it’s here! A beta firefly basemap service! Check it… The new Firefly basemap A sample of Firefly in ArcGIS Online Hang on, what/why is Firefly? Cool-blue and warm-red firefly picture symbols Progressive Saturation At broad scales, the firefly … Continue reading

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Explore Eight Incredible Apps at the 2017 User Apps Fair

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Visit the 2017 User Apps Fair! The 2017 User Apps Fair will showcase the best customized applications that utilize Esri technology. These competitors will present and display their applications at the 2017 Esri User Conference from Tuesday, July 11th through … Continue reading

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Contribute Your Campus Data to Esri’s Community Program!

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Community Maps contributors have made it clear, and we’ve noticed. Colleges and universities all over the world want their campus on the map. There has been a rather impressive increase in the number of campuses that want to share their … Continue reading

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Fantasy Maps Pt 3 | Touchability

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Of course it’s the very nature of a fantasy map insert to be revealed via a cover turn, smelled, and traced with a curious finger. So when it comes to creating a fantasy map that begs to be ripped out, … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (June 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release takes in several counties and cities throughout the United States, including the State of … Continue reading

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