Tag: JavaScript

Web Development Session Guide to the 2018 Developer Summit

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The 2018 Esri Developer Summit in Palm Springs, CA is right around the corner. It will feature a lineup of more than 50 technical sessions and demo theaters focused on web development and ArcGIS API for JavaScript topics. With so … Continue reading

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Scene Layer Performance on ArcGIS Online

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You can use 3D object and integrated mesh scene layers based on the OGC® I3S Community Standard to create compelling visualizations directly in your browser. We are using various techniques to make the user experience as smooth as possible on … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.7 Developer Edition Now Available!!

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FYI: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.7 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developer’s Site. This update includes the new capabilities that were part of the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS release embedded in ArcGIS Online last month. Please … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks for Navigating the ArcGIS API for JavaScript Website

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At version 4.0, we didn’t just rebuild the API to make it stronger and more efficient, we also rebuilt the SDK to make it easier for developers to find the information they need to be successful. A previous blog post … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript – Improved Website Accessibility

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At version 4.6 (and 3.23), we introduced some website enhancements that included Keyboard Accessibility support to the Home, Guide, API Reference, Sample Code, and Sandbox pages. These new keyboard shortcuts will increase your productivity by making the SDK easier to navigate. … Continue reading

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Improved TypeScript development with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

The TypeScript declaration file for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript contains type information specific for the API. You can learn more about how to install this file from the TypeScript set up guide page or on GitHub.
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Making Better Promises

This blog post will discuss a change to our implementation of promises, a change towards making a better promise. Numerous classes in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript resolve to promises. This is the case for WebMapWebSceneMapViewSceneViewBasemapGroundLayers, and LayerViews.

Typically, you would use the then() method to be advised when one of these objects is ready to be used. In fact, many samples in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript SDK use then() on a MapView or on a SceneView to wait for the view to be ready before executing the rest of the application code.
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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.6 and 3.23 released

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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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Another Successful DevSummit Europe in Berlin

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Now, in our fifth annual Developer Summit Europe conference, as much as we have learned over the years, we have also grown and are better than ever. Here are some highlights from the event and all of the enriching sessions, … Continue reading

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Creating a custom tile layer with TypeScript

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript provides you with many different layer types that support various data types and visualizations. We also provide you with the building blocks for creating your own custom layer types. These are BaseTileLayer, BaseDynamicLayer, and BaseElevationLayer … Continue reading

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