Category: Web

Creating a predominance visualization with Arcade

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At the March 2017 Esri Developer Summit, Dave Bayer and I gave a presentation on how to use Arcade expressions in web apps built on the ArcGIS platform. In that presentation I demonstrated a succinct way to create a predominance … Continue reading

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Web map zoom levels updated

By Aileen Buckley, Research Cartographer

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Quite some time ago, I wrote a blog post about the zoom levels used for web maps. Since these have been expanded to include even larger scales, I am updating them here. There are now 23 levels that range from a global scale (zoom level 0 at about 1:591,000,000) to a local scale (zoom level 23 at about 1:70). Continue reading

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Esri User Conference Map How-to-a-palooza

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At this year’s Esri User Conference, there will be a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-crazy-thematic-mapping-demo-fest session wherein the esteemed Dr. Kenneth Field and I trade barbs, quips, and mapping secrets. We’ll pool together some maps that we’ve made and take turns flying through how … Continue reading

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Happy Maps

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World Happiness ReportĀ  Every year, the United NationsĀ Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases a measure of happiness for surveyed countries, then performs a statistical regression to estimate what factors might drive a sense of happiness up or down. It’s called the … Continue reading

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Lights On & Lights Out

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Update: Here is an ArcGIS Pro project package that get get you going on creating a firefly basemap, like the one used here. This is a map showing where, in the past four years, nighttime lights have appeared, or been … Continue reading

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A Simple Checklist for Nominating Your Maps and Apps into the Living Atlas

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This checklist provides an easy guide for nominating your maps, apps, and data into the Living Atlas of the World. This places your content among the best of ArcGIS Online, making users more likely to choose your authoritative contributions.

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What’s New in Basemaps (April 2017)

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Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 31 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Africa, Australia, Europe, … 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 EnterpriseĀ 10.5 is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform for organizing and sharing your … Continue reading

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Creating a Custom Widget for Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS using the Report Class

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This blog post was contributed by Artemis Fili, a Technical Lead (SDK Team) in Technical Support Services at the Esri Redlands, CA office.

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An Introduction to Environmental Screening

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The Environmental Screening solution enables interested parties to evaluate potential impacts to the natural environment based on proposed projects or development initiatives. The application uses Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS and a new widget, the Screening widget, to analyze your environmental … Continue reading

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