Category: Web

Speed up your JavaScript development with autocasting

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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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Import Terrain, Imagery, & OSM data into CityEngine

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Build a city in less than 5 minutes  CityEngine is a powerful tool for transforming 2D GIS data into Smart 3D City Models. But what if you don’t have 2D GIS data to start with? No worries, CityEngine has you … Continue reading

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Expand Your Story Mapping Skills with Learn ArcGIS

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Telling stories is an art as old as speech itself — but an updated Learn ArcGIS lesson will show you how to add interactive maps, multimedia content, and text to the stories you tell. Get Started with Story Maps is a … Continue reading

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FeatureLayer rendering: taking advantage of WebGL in 2D

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The 4.5 version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript allows users to opt in to rendering FeatureLayer with WebGL (beta) in 2D MapViews. This is a major step in improving the overall performance of FeatureLayer, providing you with the ability … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.5 and 3.22 released

Version 4.5 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript adds some key capabilities and several smaller (but sweet) enhancements that will come in handy. Here are the highlights in 4.5 (as well as 3.22); a full overview detailing new features can be found in the release notes. Continue reading

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What’s New in Community Analyst (September 2017)

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The latest update of the Community Analyst is here. The primary focus of this release is data updates. Additionally, there are a few enhancements.  Here are the highlights: U.S. Data Updates Updated American Community Survey (ACS) data to 2011-2015 year … Continue reading

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What’s New in the Business Analyst Web App (September 2017)

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The latest update of the Business Analyst Web App is here. The primary focus of this release is data updates. Additionally, there are a few enhancements.  Here are the highlights: U.S. Data Updates Updated American Community Survey (ACS) data to … Continue reading

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MGRS/USNG Coordinates to Web Map Made Easy

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Have you ever received files containing coordinates in Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) or United States National Grid (USNG) format and wondered… “what now?  Can I use these coordinate values as easily as I use XY values?”  If so, we … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (September 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 12 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and university campuses throughout the United States, as seen in … Continue reading

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Disruptive Technology Featured at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017

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Esri recently attended TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, September 16-17th, 2017. The conference brings together entrepreneurs and next-generation products from across industries and the globe. Before the Disrupt conference started Esri, 750+ developers and a variety of other sponsors gathered … Continue reading

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