Tag: december 2017 release

Updating web map layers to use HTTPS

ArcGIS Online

One of the features introduced with last December’s update to ArcGIS Online is the ability to update the layers in your web map to use HTTPS. With a cloud based SaaS such as ArcGIS Online, using HTTPS for communication over the … Continue reading

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Updating ArcGIS Server site references in your maps

ArcGIS Online

With the December ArcGIS Online release, you can now update the ArcGIS Server site URL referenced by layers in your web maps. Because the URLs to layers are stored directly in the map, you need to update them when the … Continue reading

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App launcher: A customized suite of apps for your organization


If you’ve never tried the app launcher, now is the time to click the Apps button next to your name at the top of your organization site. The app launcher displays a collection of web apps that have been made … Continue reading

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Try something new in ArcGIS Online

Try something new

There’s a lot to learn about ArcGIS Online, even if you’ve been using it for years. If you can find time to try some of the new features, you may discover that many of them help you get your work … Continue reading

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What’s new with hosted feature layers: Getting to know Append, Part 2


If you read Part 1 of our 2-part blog series, you learned that you can insert new features into a hosted feature layer using Append. Append has a few more tricks up its sleeve, though.  From Part 1, you may remember … Continue reading

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Working With Soil Data from the Living Atlas in ArcGIS Pro


Have you ever intended to use soil data in your desktop software, read the soil manuals, then decided you can live without it because it’s too difficult to get the data into GIS? If this sounds familiar, we have good … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.6 and 3.23 released


Just in time for the new year, Versions 4.6 and 3.23 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript have arrived, bringing new capabilities such as a directions widget, 3D measurement widget, and layer refresh. Here are some of the release highlights you’ll … Continue reading

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What’s New with Soil Data in the Living Atlas?


All SSURGO-based Living Atlas items upgraded to the 2017 SSURGO snapshot New map image and 21 image layers with improved performance New tile layer for use with the map image layer in web maps at small scales New downloader application … Continue reading

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Scalable hosted feature layers in ArcGIS Online: Tile queries and response caching


Background Hosted feature layers come in all shapes and sizes; some start off big, some grow over time as data is updated. Regardless of their origins, it’s important that datasets remain performant, which brings me to the topic of today’s … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (December 2017)


Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and conservation areas throughout Germany and the … Continue reading

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