What’s New in Basemaps (March 2017)


Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 50 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Asia, Europe and … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro SDK – 1.4 Resources Recap


There was a lot of great discussion on ArcGIS Pro 1.4 at the recent Esri Developer Summit, especially on the new Configurations capability for Pro customization.  In this post, we’ll do a quick recap on the 1.4 Pro SDK and … Continue reading

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Most frequently used Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS widgets in publicly available apps

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Authors: Li Li, Dan Jiang, Jianxia Song When Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS was first released in 2014 with ArcGIS Online, we’ve been continually released new widgets to enable users to create more diverse and useful apps. Currently, there are more … Continue reading

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To Infinity and Beyond: ArcGIS Online Now Supports Extraterrestrial Mapping


GIS isn’t just about the earth. From Mars Global Surveyor to Cassini to New Horizon, if there’s a probe snapping pictures of extraterrestrial bodies, GIS can and is being used to interpret much of their remotely sensed data. GIS and … Continue reading

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Hosted Feature Layer Views – A Practical Example

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I had the pleasure of talking to a number of you at the Dev Summit recently and enjoyed all the great questions about hosted feature layer views.  We thought it might be helpful to take the example I had used … Continue reading

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Learn How To Use Business Analyst More Effectively

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Need help creating your first infographic or running suitability analysis? Want to know more about the power of the projects structure or how to use your data in Business Analyst?  Learn in minutes with these tutorial videos. Learn more at … Continue reading

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2017 DevSummit Keynote: Present and Future Challenges of Working with Realtime Streaming Data

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Last week, Esri hosted its 12th annual Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs, California. This event “for developers, by developers” is the largest conference in the world for geospatial developers. One of the highlights of DevSummit is the Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Struts Vulnerability Bandwagon


While we don’t have a habit of announcing when our products are NOT vulnerable to a specific security issue, sometimes IT teams pounce on the panic button (understandably) when they hear about a new critical vulnerability that hit the media mainstream.  … Continue reading

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Adding a map to the side panel in Story Map Journal or Series


Anyone who has created a Story Map Journal or Story Map Series knows that a web map can be used in the main stage, but this post covers another way to use maps in these types of stories — adding … Continue reading

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The Evolving Local Government Information Model and its Impact on Water Utilities

In March 2017, we made changes to the Local Government Information Model and as a result we’ve received several questions from the water, wastewater and stormwater ArcGIS user community.  We thought it would be useful to answer some of your questions in a blog.

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With the March 2017 ArcGIS Solutions release, the water, wastewater, and stormwater feature datasets Continue reading

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