Tag: feature services

What’s New with Feature Services in 10.6

Sample Utility Network

Hello! I’m Sarah, a product engineer working on feature services at Esri. There are many updates to feature services in the 10.6 release, which came out this week. The points below provide a general overview of the recent additions and … Continue reading

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Mastering the Space Time Continuum: Considerations for Publishing Date Fields to the Web


Have you ever published data with date/time fields as map services or feature services? After they were published and added to a web map and app, did the date and/or time display incorrectly? Did you spend a few hours trying … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Working Together to Improve Data in the Living Atlas

Deschutes National Forest

The United States Geological Survey (USGS)’s Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) has been updated.

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Features vs. feature services in ArcGIS Online


When adding features to your map from local data files, such as text files, CSV files, or shapefiles, the data contained in those files needs to be web-enabled before it can be used in a web map or app. There … Continue reading

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Tips for creating hosted feature layers


Feature layers are often the best type of layer to use for visualizing your vector data in web maps. They are easily placed on top of tiled basemaps for geographic context and support interactive queries and selection, on-the-fly styling, and … Continue reading

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Related Tables – Exploring New Ways to use Collector for ArcGIS


With the 10.3 release of Collector for ArcGIS, you can explore new frontiers with your smartphones and tablets and boldly take field data collection where no one in your organization has taken it before. Yeah that’s pretty geeky but that’s … Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS 10.2.2 Released!

Late breaking news! The apps team just released an update to the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS!  Version 10.2.2 is available for right now and you can download the Windows Dashboard here.

We have added support for opening and viewing operation views within in a Browser so now the same real-time view of operations is available on your iPad or Android tablet as well as your Windows desktop. For more details, read this blog post or even better, take a look at our new doc!

NOTE: Portal for ArcGIS customers will be able to download the Windows app deployment utility from the customer care site late next week but will need to wait for the Browser app to be rolled out this summer.

Dashboard team

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Collector with Disconnected Editing is coming soon…

The Collector team is hard at work integrating support for disconnected editing into our next release of Collector for ArcGIS (v10.2.2) in March. This is a big update for us and we thought it would be a good idea to start blogging now about what is coming. We will be publishing a series of articles between now and release so keep checking in!  Let’s start with the experience for taking a map offline… Continue reading

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Updating ArcGIS.com Hosted Feature Services with Python

Note: A this workflow has been updated for ArcGIS 10.2/10.2.1. Please read that post depending on your version. [January 24, 2014]

More organizations are moving towards using ArcGIS.com hosted feature services to serve data. One common task that has become a popular question of late is, “How do I automatically update the data within this hosted service?” For example, your organization may want to push nightly updates to keep synchronized with the daily changes made by your Desktop users. One of the easiest ways this can be done as this blog describes, is by overwriting the feature service completely with an updated one.

The following Python script demonstrates how to:

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