Category: Python

Three Reasons to use Jupyter Notebooks as a GIS User

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Jupyter Notebook is a powerful tool that allows Python users to create and share documents containing live code, visualizations, explanatory text, and equations. 

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Check out Esri’s new tools for managing Planet imagery in ArcGIS

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Planet’s high-resolution satellite constellations image the entire world every single day. Both Planet and Esri aim to provide resources that help users turn this wealth of data into visible, accessible, actionable solutions. That’s why Esri has added tools for managing PlanetScope … Continue reading

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Three Themes of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5: Analytics, Automation, and Distributed GIS

ArcGIS Enterprise comes with components which enable you to deploy an integrated system of systems.

I asked Jay Theodore, ArcGIS Enterprise CTO, to share the platform vision for the enterprise. He wanted to highlight three key themes for our latest release: ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform for organizing and sharing your … Continue reading

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New Aspect-Slope Raster Function Now Available

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Use a newly available Aspect-Slope Raster Function that can be downloaded from Esri’s GitHub repository for raster functions to quickly and easily create an aspect-slope map from raster elevation data. Continue reading

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DevSummit Demo Theatre Sessions – Sneak Peek!

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You didn’t think we’d leave you hanging with just 20 some tech session videos, did you? We’ve included 20 demo theater sessions as well! These were such a hit, we had to be sure to get them out to everyone … Continue reading

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Updating your hosted feature services with ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS API for Python

Many organizations share public maps on ArcGIS online and have defined a process to update and synchronize the feature layers from their local data. One method is well defined using ArcMap; you select the option to overwrite the hosted feature layers when publishing your updates back to ArcGIS online. In 2013 and 2014 we explained how you could update your hosted feature services automatically, at a prescribed time, using Python. In the spirit of this incredibly popular workflow to schedule updates, this blog will provide simpler Python code to update services using ArcGIS Pro 1.4 and the new ArcGIS API for Python.

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Review Proposed Developments in your Community

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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

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ArcGIS Python API 1.0 Released

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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

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Pre-DevSummit Hands-on Workshops — the Best Way to Start

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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

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GeoDescriber: Expanding the Reach of Geographic Information

Landscape description of Whanganui National Park, New Zealand.

Photo credit: James Shook. Text credit: GeoDescriber

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

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