Category: Developer

ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.2 released


The ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.2 is available, introducing new widgets, smart mapping in 2D and 3D, vector tiles in 3D, support for Arcade, and new events in the MapView and SceneView. Custom widget development In addition to the Esri-provided … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript 3.19 released


The ArcGIS API for JavaScript 3.19 is now available, allowing you to write Arcade expressions for custom visualizations and labels, and to consume vector tiles in any supported ArcGIS spatial reference.

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Authentication with ArcGIS Android 100.0.0 Part 2

In part 1 of this post we discussed HTTP based authentication using he new DefaultAuthenticationChallengeHandler class against an ArcGIS Portal.  In this part we are going to focus on the basics of OAuth authentication.  Using OAuth 2.0 for ArcGIS Android apps opens the system browser OAuth login page supplied with a Redirect URI to receive the authorization code.  If  you are new to OAuth, we recommend you read through our ArcGIS Security and Authentication documentation. Continue reading

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ArcGIS Python API 1.0 Released


At the Esri User Conference in San Diego last year, a small team of Esri engineers from the Python and Server teams huddled together with Scott Morehouse, who is one of the original designers of geographic information systems, to conceive what … Continue reading

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Use Arcade Expressions to Map Your Ideas

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How do you make a web map if the layer you are using does not contain the exact attribute field that you need? With the December release of ArcGIS Online, you can now use Arcade expressions to get your basic … Continue reading

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Authentication with ArcGIS Android 100.0.0 Part 1

There are some new developer patterns with the recent release of ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v100.0.0 including authentication against all security types that the ArcGIS platform supports. In this post I will discuss using the new DefaultAuthenticationChallengeHandler class to authenticate against ArcGIS Portal. 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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AppStudio for ArcGIS 1.3 Now Available


We’re pleased to announce that version 1.3 of AppStudio for ArcGIS is now available.  You can get the new version of AppStudio by logging into or downloading AppStudio Desktop and Player from the download page. This release includes new support for Android … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Runtime SDK 100.0 has arrived!

Starting today, Runtime developers have new toolsets for developing apps! Esri is pleased to announce that ArcGIS Runtime 100.0, the project also known to many of you as “the quartz release”, is now available! Version 100.0 of the family of ArcGIS Runtime SDKs is the next generation of ArcGIS Runtime technology. This major release introduces a treasure trove of new and revolutionized capabilities, as well as purposefully redesigned APIs from previous releases. Continue reading

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ArcGIS Desktop and VBA Moving Forward

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Recently, Microsoft informed us that they will no longer provide any fixes or troubleshooting for third-party implementations of Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).  Given this Microsoft statement, Esri can no longer support distribution of VBA, and so the upcoming … Continue reading

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