Category: Mapping

Beer vs Wine

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The beer/wine topic was a trap! To get us thinking about value-by-alpha. But now you’re here, and you might be like, well, I might as well read about value-by-alpha while I look at booze maps. {Would you like to read … Continue reading

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Introducing Tile Package Kreator (Esri Labs)

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. Tile Package Kreator is the latest creation by Esri Labs. This desktop utility is designed to help you quickly create Tile Package files. Tile Package files are used with out of the box mobile apps like Survey123 for ArcGIS … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps Latest Updates

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The latest updates to the Esri Vector Basemaps were released late last week. We previously blogged about these maps’ transition from their beta release last spring through their release as production maps just last month. Topographic & Street Map styles with … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Working Together to Improve Data in the Living Atlas

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS)’s Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) has been updated.

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Esri Basemaps – New and updated content for 17 communities!

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It’s only January and already we have had over 40 communities around the world contribute map layers to Esri’s growing suite of basemaps this year!

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Hacking a DEM Sunrise

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|This post can alternatively be read as a Cascade story map| You can wield the mighty mighty powers of the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) to create all sorts of practical, and impractical, or just fun, topographic effects. Why? Making interesting … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.3 Developer Edition Now Available!

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Quick announcement: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.3 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developers Site.

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Scale-Based Symbol Sizing

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Remember when every map had only one scale? 1:1,000,000, 1:500,000, 1:24,000 – these are some common scales that most cartographers know how to design maps for. However, what happens when your map will be viewed at all the ranges in between … Continue reading

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Introducing ArcGIS Pro SDK Configurations

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With the ArcGIS Pro SDK at 1.4, the most significant enhancement is the addition of a new add-in pattern and template which allows you to customize the ArcGIS Pro user interface and user experience at start-up.  It’s an exciting new … Continue reading

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Smooshing Layers Together for Normalized Maps

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If you orbit anywhere near GIS, you probably saw the seminal cultural comment on non-normalized mapping from the one and only Randall Munroe. If you are a cartographer, you probably took it to heart and gave it a gleeful barbaric … Continue reading

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