Tag: ArcGIS Online

Developer Innovations, Partnerships and Game Changing Apps at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016

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Over the weekend and throughout this week you could find Esri’s Startup and Developer Teams at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Hackathon and Conference. #TCdisrupt debuts revolutionary startups, introduces game-changing technologies, and discusses what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Community Contributions Enhancing the Living Atlas of the World

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New and updated map layers contributed through the Esri Community Maps Program released to the online basemaps! We recently released basemap content updates including new Community Map contributions for states, cities, counties, and universities across the United States and in … Continue reading

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Accessibility Guidelines: Color Contrast Testing for Configurable Apps

Many of the configurable applications available in ArcGIS Online allow you to choose a custom color scheme for the application. This lets you customize the app color scheme to match your organization colors, fit your app theme or just pick your favorite colors.

When choosing colors for your app it’s a good idea to consider the color contrast ratio to ensure that there is enough contrast between the text color and background so people with low vision can read the text.  This is especially important if your web application needs to conform to 508 or WCAG 2.0 standards. Continue reading

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Creating and Using Elevation Layers in ArcGIS Online & ArcGIS Pro

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What is an Elevation Layer? Elevation layers can help with 3D visualizations by creating relief in your 3D scene. Elevation layers are composed of data coming from LIDAR, photogrammetry, spot, or contour sources. The raster elevation model you create from … Continue reading

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Check out what’s new in World Imagery basemap

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In our continuing effort to improve our basemaps, the most recent update to World Imagery adds two new communities in addition to five updated ones.  The replacement imagery is from a more recent collection date and/or at a higher resolution than what was … Continue reading

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Community Contributions Improve the Living Atlas of the World

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Community Maps contributors have provided new and updated map layers that support many of Esri’s online basemaps! This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions for states, cities, counties, and universities across Canada and the United States. These contributions help … Continue reading

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