Community content added to Esri’s online basemaps

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Large-scale content continues to pour into the online basemaps. Over 160 million features added to the Community Maps database so far this year! This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic and World Imagery Map and updates to the World Street Map. Areas … Continue reading

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Improved OGC Client Capabilities using Custom Parameters (September 2016)

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ArcGIS Online continues to improve its ability to work with Open Geospatial Services like WMS, WFS and WMTS. As part of the September update to ArcGIS Online, the map viewer brings together a couple of new enhancements. It is now … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 3.0 released!

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for MicroStrategy v3.0.

Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 3.0 offers significant updates and enhancements for document designers, analysts, and architects. Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2016)

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As part of the September updates to ArcGIS Online, we have updated large parts (over 13 million km2) of our World Imagery basemap with imagery from DigitalGlobe and the GIS user community.  The update features new and improved high-resolution imagery … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (September 2016)

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The Esri vector tile basemaps (beta) were updated with new data content and map style refinements. The ArcGIS Online update earlier this week also affected the vector tile basemap display. The two recent releases together made noticeable improvements to the maps such as: improved … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (September 2016)

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What’s new in Story Map Cascade (September 2016)

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Story Map Cascade helps you build a story with a full-screen scrolling experience that blends narrative text and engaging content. Sections containing text and in-line media can be interspersed with immersive sections that fill the screen with your media and … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (September 2016)

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Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following enhancements to Esri Story … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (September 2016)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This is a minor release, but includes updates, beta releases, and new capabilities for administering organizations, open standards, configurable apps, story maps, and more. For additional details … Continue reading

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Picasa and Google Photos: What story map authors need to know

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UPDATE: This post was originally published on May 27, 2016. It was revised on Sept 13, 2016 with new information. You may have heard that Google is retiring Picasa and transitioning its cloud photo hosting services to Google Photos. You also … Continue reading

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