Category: App Developers

Creating a custom tile layer with TypeScript


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


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


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!


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

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ArcGIS for Developers: Build apps with over 30 new DevLabs!


Today we’re releasing over 30 new ArcGIS DevLabs to help you explore and build powerful geospatial apps. What are DevLabs? If you are new to the ArcGIS DevLabs, they are short tutorials that step you through the process of building geospatial … Continue reading

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Thematic point clustering for data exploration

Clustering in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is enabled outside the renderer, so clusters retain renderer properties and summarize the variable of interest on a cluster-by-cluster basis. In the example above, New York City 311 calls are visualized by the time of day each incident was reported. Cluster colors indicate the predominant time of day incidents were reported among features comprising the cluster.

Extracting meaningful information from large or dense point datasets can be challenging. Sometimes many points aren’t visible because they’re stacked on top of one another. Some datasets contain sparse data in some locations, but very dense data in others. Visualizations … Continue reading

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Speed up your JavaScript development with autocasting


In the 4.5 release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, autocasting support was expanded to all renderers, symbols, and symbol layers. This means that symbols and renderers can be created programmatically without importing their modules. All you need to do … Continue reading

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National Rivers Project – A Recreational Rivers Geospatial Map & Database

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The National River Recreation Database (NRRD) is a geodatabase of water trails, Wild & Scenic Rivers, whitewater segments and respective access points and campgrounds in the U.S.  It was conceived to provide a way to: Offer a high-level view of … Continue reading

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Customize your Geocoding experience with Locator Views


Esri has many users in many different industries using ArcGIS Online, and has always supported users with the ability to locate or geocode their postal addresses and Points of Interest (POIs).  However, users are often geocoding locations that are only … Continue reading

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