Tag: ArcGIS Online

Strategies to Effectively Display Large Amounts of Data in Web Apps

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In the blog, “A Technical Approach to Large Feature Datasets”, we demonstrated methods to display large amounts of data quickly and without layer drawing errors. Although tools are available to draw a bazillion features quickly on the web, does showing … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (October 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 19 communities. This release takes in several states, counties, cities and university campuses throughout Australia, the Netherlands, and … Continue reading

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Map Multiple Attributes at Once using Predominance

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Smart mapping allows you to select multiple attributes, and will automatically show you the largest value of those attributes. This uses a technique known as predominance, and can be done in minutes within ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. This quick … Continue reading

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What’s new in Vector Basemaps (October 2017)

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New Map Style Nova is a brand new vector basemap map style that brings an extraterrestrial look and feel to mapping our world. The colors and fonts are reminiscent of something you’d expect to see in the latest Sci-Fi movie, as … Continue reading

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Working with and Customizing Esri Vector Basemaps: The Basics

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Vector Tile Layers can be used to create multi-scale maps that are efficient, high-resolution and customizable. Esri’s Living Atlas Content Team has created vector tile versions of most of our traditional basemaps (plus some new ones), and these work well in … Continue reading

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Taking control of transformations with hosted feature layers (September 2017)

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Imagine how simple the world would be if there was only one projection.  In our quest to flatten the earth onto paper and device screens, we’ve created numerous projections to suit our purposes. Each projection has a set of goals, … Continue reading

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What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2017)

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In case you missed it, or perhaps you just want a refresh, our June 2017 post highlighted over 100 million km² of high resolution satellite imagery updates through our partnership with DigitalGlobe. A quick reflection on the past year reveals a massive expansion … Continue reading

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MGRS/USNG Coordinates to Web Map Made Easy

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Have you ever received files containing coordinates in Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) or United States National Grid (USNG) format and wondered… “what now?  Can I use these coordinate values as easily as I use XY values?”  If so, we … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (September 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 12 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and university campuses throughout the United States, as seen in … Continue reading

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Get to the Point (On Your Map) – September 2017

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Have dots on your map? Need to travel to them? No worries. Web map pop-ups are here! Web maps are central to communicating across an organization. They are shared across core ArcGIS apps, web app templates, and custom apps. Pop-ups … Continue reading

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