Category: Mapping

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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World Imagery Updates for Africa and More

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Earlier this month, we announced several updates to the World Imagery basemap as part of the March updates to ArcGIS Online.  Well, those updates are continuing and this week we have released another large batch of updates with DigitalGlobe and … Continue reading

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How to Make Smart Color Choices in Your Maps

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As the map-maker, you are the most valuable tool when creating a narrative around your data. An important way to get the intended reaction out of your audience is to be conscious about what colors you use in your map. … Continue reading

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Civilian Topographic Map Release 4 Now Available!

Last Fall, Esri released version 3 of the Civilian Topographic Map (CTM) which allows users to use ArcGIS Workflow Manager to manage in-house and contractor data extraction and quality control. Recently, we released version 4.

What’s new?

Generalization is an intensive process that requires heavy resources to complete on larger data sets. CTM Release 4 contains workflows for Distributed Generalization which allows you to split your data in to tiles based on a partition feature class, generalize each partition to a smaller scale, and then stitch the features back together into a continuous data set. Continue reading

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Innovative Emerging Businesses at 2017 Esri Partner Conference (EPC) Startup Zone

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The Esri Startup Program is back from the annual 2017 Esri Partner Conference (EPC) and Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs, California. These are two events held at the same location that overlap by one day. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK at Dev Summit 2017 Update

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The 2017 Esri Developer Summit is here!  This post is an update on ArcGIS Pro SDK offerings this year at Dev Summit.  The Desktop SDK Team has once again put together a comprehensive line-up of technical workshops to help you get … Continue reading

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The Weird World of a Cartographer’s Brain -and Basketball

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What we choose to watch on TV says a lot about who we are and what we’re into. Of course viewing preferences between different sports will have a strong regional pattern, but what about the more subtle difference of preferring the … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (March 2017)

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As part of the March updates to ArcGIS Online, we released new content to the Esri Vector Basemaps twice in the past month.  Each release contained a variety of community contributions, covering geographic areas from cities to counties to countries … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (March 2017)

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This update to Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS embedded in ArcGIS Online has many usability enhancements which include the following:

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