Over the last couple of years, the team at Esri has been working hard at rolling out 3D capability across the ArcGIS platform. This created the groundwork for building 3D solutions that make it easier to start working in 3D. … Continue reading
At the Esri User Conference in San Diego last year, a small team of Esri engineers from the Python and Server teams huddled together with Scott Morehouse, who is one of the original designers of geographic information systems, to conceive what … Continue reading
The pre-conference (pre-con) workshops at the Esri Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs on Sunday, March 5th and Monday, March 6th are the best way to kick off the conference. What better way to ramp yourself up on Esri’s latest … Continue reading
Can your GIS talk?
Does it say the right things?
In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading
Well, you missed a good GeoDev Meetup this week in D.C. The GeoDev team headed out from New York and arrived in D.C. on Tuesday, October 11th. We had a special treat this time around in that the Esri R&D … Continue reading
Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Jerry’s house. It’s very easy and convenient for Jerry to walk out his front door to the bus stop to wait for a bus. Suppose there’s a bus stop right outside Tom’s house, … Continue reading
By Jim Herries and Tamara Yoder, ArcGIS Content Team
A common reaction when users experience the ArcGIS Python API for the first time is they think it’s the return of Avenue, ArcPlot or AML for the modern [Web] GIS world. That is not far from the truth. For millennials … Continue reading
Visit the Living Atlas Content Area at the 2016 Esri User Conference! A modern GIS needs access to a wealth of foundational content. The Living Atlas is the foremost collection of authoritative, ready-to-use global geographic information ever assembled. The Living … Continue reading
The Living Atlas Contributor App has recently been updated with enhancements! The app now supports vector tile layers and rule packages. On the Details page, two thumbnails are required for nomination (a standard size, 200 x 133 thumbnail, and a … Continue reading