Tag: rendering

FeatureLayer rendering: taking advantage of WebGL in 2D

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The 4.5 version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript allows users to opt in to rendering FeatureLayer with WebGL (beta) in 2D MapViews. This is a major step in improving the overall performance of FeatureLayer, providing you with the ability … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Virtualization at the 2017 UC

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Next week at the 2017 Esri User Conference there will be an area dedicated to ArcGIS Pro virtualization. The Virtualization Island will be adjacent to the ArcGIS Pro Island and is focused exclusively on how to virtualize ArcGIS Pro both … Continue reading

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PerfTools (Build 81) for ArcGIS Pro 1.4.x and 2.0.x is now available for download

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The Performance Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of the new PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro, versions 1.4.x  and 2.0.x. This is a new release (Build 81) of a widely-used tool for assessing performance of ArcGIS Pro and … Continue reading

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Virtualizing ArcGIS Pro Leveraging Citrix AppDisk

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Here at ESRI’s Performance Engineering Department in Redlands California, we have received multiple requests to virtualize ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Desktop. While ArcGIS Pro can be easily virtualized with leading virtualization vendors, we noticed our customers looking deeper into virtualization … Continue reading

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How To: Use ArcGIS Pro PerfTools to measure performance of adding and rendering new layers

Adding new or additional layers to your maps or scenes is a common and essential task when using ArcGIS Pro.  This can have a major impact on performance.  The freely-available PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro allows you to easily measure these values.  Whether you’ve just rebuilt your spatial index or have made other optimizations, understanding how fast the underlying data loads is pivotal to a  responsive user experience. Continue reading

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How To: Use ArcGIS Pro PerfTools to measure bookmark rendering times

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Whether you’re planning an engaging presentation using ArcGIS Pro, or upgrading hardware in your GIS infrastructure, having an accurate measure of rendering performance is critical for planning purposes.  The freely-available PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro allows you to easily measure … Continue reading

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PerfTools (Build 1.4.0.61) for ArcGIS Pro 1.2 – 1.4 is now available for download

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**NOTE: The newly-released build 81 of PerfTools for ArcGIS Pro 1.4.x and 2.0.x is available here** The Performance Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of the new PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro, versions 1.2 – 1.4.  This is … Continue reading

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PerfQAnalyzer: New 10.5/10.5.x Version (Build172) Available for Download

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The Performance Engineering team at Esri is excited to release a new build of PerfQAnalyzer (PQA) for ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.x.  This build (172) is the same version that we also recently released for Desktop versions 10.0-10.4, which we continue to … Continue reading

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Smart Mapping with dynamic workspaces

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Not too long ago I wrote a post about how and why you may want to use Smart Mapping in custom web apps using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The sample featured in that post showed how to dynamically change … Continue reading

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3D visualization: Using attributes to represent real-world sizes of features

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This is the final post in a three-part series exploring 3D data-driven visualizations in web applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript version 4.0. 1. Working with icons, lines, and fill symbols 2. Working with objects, paths, and extrusion 3. … Continue reading

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