Category: App Developers

Improved TypeScript development with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

The TypeScript declaration file for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript contains type information specific for the API. You can learn more about how to install this file from the TypeScript set up guide page or on GitHub.
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Making Better Promises

This blog post will discuss a change to our implementation of promises, a change towards making a better promise. Numerous classes in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript resolve to promises. This is the case for WebMapWebSceneMapViewSceneViewBasemapGroundLayers, and LayerViews.

Typically, you would use the then() method to be advised when one of these objects is ready to be used. In fact, many samples in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript SDK use then() on a MapView or on a SceneView to wait for the view to be ready before executing the rest of the application code.
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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.6 and 3.23 released

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Just in time for the new year, Versions 4.6 and 3.23 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript have arrived, bringing new capabilities such as a directions widget, 3D measurement widget, and layer refresh. Here are some of the release highlights you’ll … Continue reading

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Winter in Portland, ME – GeoDev Meetup

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On Tuesday evening, the developer community gathered together at Cloudport and shared a great evening with the Esri R&D Center team in Portland, ME. With the goal of having the R&D Center meetups quarterly, we came from hosting our previous … Continue reading

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Another Successful DevSummit Europe in Berlin

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Now, in our fifth annual Developer Summit Europe conference, as much as we have learned over the years, we have also grown and are better than ever. Here are some highlights from the event and all of the enriching sessions, … Continue reading

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Creating a custom tile layer with TypeScript

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript provides you with many different layer types that support various data types and visualizations. We also provide you with the building blocks for creating your own custom layer types. These are BaseTileLayer, BaseDynamicLayer, and BaseElevationLayer … Continue reading

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Unwinding the Clock: Visualizing Time with Arcade

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Recording times and dates can be invaluable during the data collection phase of a project. Date data help us answer questions like, “When did this incident occur?”, “How long did it take to accomplish task A?”, or “What assets are … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK 2.1 Beta and New Resources Available

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The ArcGIS Pro 2.1 Beta is now available, and with it are new SDK updates. At Pro 2.1, there are some significant enhancements to the Pro SDK, most notably new API namespaces for Annotation, Layout and the Utility Network.  We’ll … Continue reading

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Use the Image Interpretation app template to create an imagery app in minutes

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With the Image Interpretation app template, now released in beta, you can create an interactive web app that lets people view, understand, and annotate imagery, no coding necessary. Straightforward configuration options let you customize the app for your project, whether … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.6 Developer Edition Now Available!

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FYI: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.6 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developer’s Site.

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