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Thematic point clustering for data exploration

Clustering in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is enabled outside the renderer, so clusters retain renderer properties and summarize the variable of interest on a cluster-by-cluster basis. In the example above, New York City 311 calls are visualized by the time of day each incident was reported. Cluster colors indicate the predominant time of day incidents were reported among features comprising the cluster.

Extracting meaningful information from large or dense point datasets can be challenging. Sometimes many points aren’t visible because they’re stacked on top of one another. Some datasets contain sparse data in some locations, but very dense data in others. Visualizations … Continue reading

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Geocoding: Delivering High Location Accuracy

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Geocoding is a fundamental GIS process for plotting your data on the map. It is often the first step in applying GIS to understand the where. The accuracy of plotted points directly correlates with the success of downstream decisions. Regardless … Continue reading

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Speed up your JavaScript development with autocasting

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In the 4.5 release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, autocasting support was expanded to all renderers, symbols, and symbol layers. This means that symbols and renderers can be created programmatically without importing their modules. All you need to do … Continue reading

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Customize your Geocoding experience with Locator Views

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Esri has many users in many different industries using ArcGIS Online, and has always supported users with the ability to locate or geocode their postal addresses and Points of Interest (POIs).  However, users are often geocoding locations that are only … Continue reading

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FeatureLayer rendering: taking advantage of WebGL in 2D

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The 4.5 version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript allows users to opt in to rendering FeatureLayer with WebGL (beta) in 2D MapViews. This is a major step in improving the overall performance of FeatureLayer, providing you with the ability … Continue reading

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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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Explore Climate Trends with the Water Balance App

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Most discussion of climate change has focused on temperature or sea level rise, but changes in freshwater availability will be an even larger challenge in many regions of the world. This topic is often ignored because it is difficult to … Continue reading

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Disruptive Technology Featured at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017

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Esri recently attended TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, September 16-17th, 2017. The conference brings together entrepreneurs and next-generation products from across industries and the globe. Before the Disrupt conference started Esri, 750+ developers and a variety of other sponsors gathered … Continue reading

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What is New in Survey123 for ArcGIS v 2.4 (September 2017)

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We are pleased to announce the availability of version 2.4 of Survey123 for ArcGIS.  This update is loaded with new functionality, enhancements and critical fixes. Before we start, just a few quick reminders: You can download the Survey123 field app … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons to Attend DevSummit Europe in Berlin

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We are counting down the days to DevSummit Europe in Berlin! We hope that you are too, and if you’re still not sure if this is the event for you, check out our Top Five Reasons why we feel it … Continue reading

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