Category: Mapping

Explore using infographics in ArcGIS Maps for Power BI

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Have you ever wondered how many people live in Los Angeles? What about downtown LA? What about a very specific neighborhood in downtown LA? And if not LA, what about your town?

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Three Themes of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5: Analytics, Automation, and Distributed GIS

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I asked Jay Theodore, ArcGIS Enterprise CTO, to share the platform vision for the enterprise. He wanted to highlight three key themes for our latest release: ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform for organizing and sharing your … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been extinguished. This blog post shows you the (pretty easy) nitty gritty of how it was made in ArcGIS Pro. If you want to … Continue reading

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StreetMap Premium Custom Roads is now available globally

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The custom roads capability of StreetMap Premium was initially released last year. Now with the addition of the final two regions, Asia Pacific and Latin America, it’s available globally! StreetMap Premium for ArcGIS Custom Roads allows organizations to combine roads that they … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps

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Smart mapping has the capability to create a map based on spatial density, without needing to run extra analysis tools. It’s a valuable method to display your data in new ways and potentially make discoveries that otherwise may have been … Continue reading

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How to Combine Color and Size Effectively in Your Maps

Smart mapping allows you to choose two attributes, and show them both within the same map. This is a valuable trick which can showcase your data in new ways, and also display relationships and patterns you might not have seen otherwise. This guide shows examples and steps for getting started with this mapping technique. To follow the detailed version of this guide interactively, visit this story map. Continue reading

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New Aspect-Slope Raster Function Now Available

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Use a newly available Aspect-Slope Raster Function that can be downloaded from Esri’s GitHub repository for raster functions to quickly and easily create an aspect-slope map from raster elevation data. Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.4 Developer Edition Now Available!

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Quick announcement: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.4 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developers Site.

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What’s New in Basemaps (March 2017)

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Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 50 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Asia, Europe and … Continue reading

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Hosted Feature Layer Views – A Practical Example

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I had the pleasure of talking to a number of you at the Dev Summit recently and enjoyed all the great questions about hosted feature layer views.  We thought it might be helpful to take the example I had used … Continue reading

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