Enliven your web apps with custom actions


The 4.x series of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduced the concept of actions. An action is a task that can be triggered by a user by clicking its simple button interface. For example, clicking the magnifying glass button on … Continue reading

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R – ArcGIS News and Plans for 2017


It’s been about a year and half since we released the R-ArcGIS Bridge on GitHub, and we just passed 6,000 downloads. Thanks to all who’ve provided feedback to help us continually improve the project. Last year, Esri joined the R … Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS Pro 1.4 (Esri internal video)

What's new at Pro 1.4

This past December, representatives of the ArcGIS Pro development team were tasked with recording 30-second videos demonstrating highlights of what they created in ArcGIS Pro 1.4. The short videos would be assembled into a longer video for internal use. The … Continue reading

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Beer vs Wine


The beer/wine topic was a trap! To get us thinking about value-by-alpha. But now you’re here, and you might be like, well, I might as well read about value-by-alpha while I look at booze maps. {Would you like to read … Continue reading

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Creating basemaps using layers


Using the map viewer you can add any layer and use it as a basemap, and can combine multiple layers together to create a visually appealing and unique look. For example, you may want to use a layer that includes … Continue reading

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Introducing Tile Package Kreator (Esri Labs)


. Tile Package Kreator is the latest creation by Esri Labs. This desktop utility is designed to help you quickly create Tile Package files. Tile Package files are used with out of the box mobile apps like Survey123 for ArcGIS … Continue reading

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Insights for ArcGIS v1.1 is out the door!

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The Insights team has been on the fast track delivering updates in an orchestrated yet accelerated effort.  The much-anticipated introduction of Insights for ArcGIS version 1.0 was just released on December 15th, and now a mere 6 weeks later, Insights … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS Update Released Today


We released a minor update to the Workforce for ArcGIS web app inside of ArcGIS Online today. It includes a few focused enhancements that improve the way that you dispatch assignments to mobile workers. Here are a few highlights worth … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps Latest Updates


The latest updates to the Esri Vector Basemaps were released late last week. We previously blogged about these maps’ transition from their beta release last spring through their release as production maps just last month. Topographic & Street Map styles with … Continue reading

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Add geotagged photos to your web map


Geotagged photos contain the stored location of where the photo was taken in the image Exif data (metadata). There’s lots of ways to geotag photos; you can capture the location when you take the picture using GPS-enabled cameras, can use … Continue reading

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