Last week Esri Vector Basemaps exited their beta period and are now available for production use. We blogged about that release and shared where to easily find them in the Vector Basemap group on ArcGIS Online. Now in this blog, … Continue reading
In this update, we’ve continued the major theme for Web AppBuilder in 2016 Q4: enhancing widgets. The team has focused on making the user experience for many widgets better, in terms of both usability and functionality.
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
The Esri vector tile basemaps were updated again this month with new data and map style refinements. Together with other enhancements to ArcGIS Online this week, these updates address the key remaining issues identified during the beta period for these … Continue reading
This is the time of year many are feeling a bit more generous, a little charitable. The ArcGIS Content Team is no exception. We have dug deep into our pocket and pulled out one big ole basemap release. A good … Continue reading
Wildfires, which started in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the end of November, recently spread north into Gatlinburg, TN. Normally, prescribed burns, to reduce the forest understory’s accumulating fire fuel and maintain the natural cycle of fire in … Continue reading
Smart Mapping is an exciting capability that can help you create beautiful and informative maps, quickly. It’s never been easier to craft visually stunning maps that tell the stories you want to tell. This guide will help you familiarize yourself with smart mapping and its overall workflow, so that you can get started making your own mapping masterpieces! To follow the same guide interactively, visit this story map.
In its simplest form, smart mapping is a solution custom created for your map and your data, which is why we call it “smart”! With just a few clicks, you can create a clear story about your data. Continue reading
Updated December 15, 2016: The Esri Vector Basemaps are no longer in beta release and are now available to use in production web maps and apps. The best way to access them in ArcGIS Online is through the Esri owned … Continue reading
Existential Introduction This post will show you how to make realistic-looking fake maps by faking realism over something real, in order to make it look realistically fake. Got it? Let’s do this! I’m a big fan of using transparency-laden color … Continue reading