Category: Editing

Transition of Live Feeds to ArcGIS Online and Retirement of Technical Marketing Services on December 31, 2016

Many of you have leveraged the set of live feeds provided by Esri from the Technical Marketing (i.e. http://tmservices1.esri.com) set of services over the years.  Over the past year, many of these live feeds have been integrated into ArcGIS Online as a supported part of the product.  This blog post is the first in a series to announce that the http://tmservices1.esri.com set of services will be retired on December 31, 2016.  There will be no change or loss in the content that is provided, it will simply change source URL.

Many of you may have already noticed that these feeds are already a part of the Living Atlas and you can browse or search for them when creating maps in ArcGIS Online.

These live feeds are available to ArcGIS Online users with an organizational subscription or developer account.  As with other subscriber services available from Esri (e.g. NAIP imagery, elevation layers, live traffic), there are no credits consumed for using these live feeds.  Also note that these live feeds can be shared in a public web map WITHOUT requiring users to sign in.  To share these feeds publicly, there are just a couple of extra steps, which have been outlined in this blog – How to Share ArcGIS Online Live Feeds with the Public.   While the service URLs will break after December 31st, 2016, the web map items WON’T break.

Here is the list of items for the permanent location of these live feeds:

So please update your web maps and apps to reference this data from the new source by the end of the year!

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DevSummit Preview: Top 20 Technical Workshops

Douglas Crockford

We expect DevSummit 2016 to be the biggest best one yet. The ArcGIS platform and its tools and capabilities for developers are larger and more powerful than ever before. DevSummit is a great time for product developers and engineers at … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect – a mapping experiment

Sometimes a simple idea leads to something quite fascinating. Since its publication in 2013 I was inspired by Louis Spirito’s Baseball’s Many Physical Dimensions poster. The poster shows the relationship between the 30 Major League Baseball ballparks in the USA and provides a fascinating picture of how their spatial dimensions differ. Positioning them in the same imaginary location at the same scale was a great way to juxtapose each ballpark and create something visually interesting and informative. So how might this approach work for other sports? How, for instance, might it work for football (a.k.a. soccer) where the pitch markings at first glance appear consistent with one another?

Despite the apparent regularity of the markings on a football pitch they do in fact differ considerably in overall size because pitch length and width can vary within certain minimum and maximum dimensions. Then there’s the orientation as pitches can align to any point on the compass. The question, then, was…what happens if you map the 92 pitches of English and Welsh professional football clubs accurately and then overlay them? Would it create something interesting? Would most pitches be the same size? Would they overlay neatly or not? The result proved fascinating and the way in which the eventual map produced used remarkably simple techniques in ArcGIS for Desktop. Continue reading

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ArcGIS 10.4 prerelease is now available

ArcGIS 10.4 prerelease software is now available for qualified customers. This prerelease software will allow you explore and test a variety of exciting new capabilities coming with ArcGIS 10.4 early next year, including publishing vector tile packages created with ArcGIS Pro 1.2 beta, Continue reading

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Evaluating Positional Accuracy Using ArcGIS Data Reviewer – Free Training Seminar

Every day, you make decisions based on the assumption that your GIS data is complete and accurate. The positional accuracy of this data is an important aspect in determining its fitness for use. The Data Reviewer team is pleased to announce the release of a new FREE training seminar that highlights how to identify spatial data that does not meet your requirements for positional accuracy.

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Now Available on GitHub: Data Reviewer Widgets for Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

The Data Reviewer team is pleased to announce the release of two new widgets – Report Feature and Reviewer Dashboard – for the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v1.2 Developer Edition. The widgets leverage services found in ArcGIS Data Reviewer for Server that support implementation of a holistic data quality management capability. Continue reading

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The ArcGIS Book—Ten Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World

The ArcGIS Book

A hands-on website and a print book for seasoned GIS practitioners and newcomers to GIS Consumer mapping has opened the eyes of the world, and especially decision makers, to the value of maps and geography and consequently increased the demand … Continue reading

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Data Health Checks at UC 2015

With only a week left for the 2015 Esri User Conference, we wanted to post a quick reminder that there are still a few open spots if you’re interested in signing up for the free data health checks.  Continue reading

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Give Your Data a Health Check Up UC 2015

When your organization depends on geographic information system for its day-to-day operation, data errors can introduce unacceptable risk and unplanned costs.

Beginning at the 2011 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Esri provided customers an opportunity to see just how clean their data really is. Since then, the Data Health Checks, as they are called, have become a staple service at every User Conference. Continue reading

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Smart Mapping Part 5: Tips and Tricks

Whenever possible, Smart Mapping aims to offload work from the map author to the machine. The goal is not to take control away from the author, but rather, make informed, intelligent choices and partner with the map author so we can all work faster.

Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of Smart Mapping.

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