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Bring Your Points to Life with GIF Symbols

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You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique?

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Expand What You Know: Smart Mapping, Living Atlas, and Basemaps

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Looking to broaden your understanding of smart mapping? Wondering how the Living Atlas data ecosystem works? Curious about styling custom basemaps? These videos guide you through fundamentals, best practices, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of web … 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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Authoring 3D Layers and Creating Web Scenes in ArcGIS Online

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Creating 3D content for ArcGIS Online In this blog I am going to take the data provided in this ArcGIS Pro tutorial focused on creating 3D content in ArcGIS Enterprise and show you how you can create 3D content for … Continue reading

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Clustering in ArcGIS Online Enables Data Exploration (September 2017)

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Have you ever had a dataset that contains too many points to see a clear pattern at the scale you wish to view your map? With today’s new release of ArcGIS Online, clustering is now available to help in this … Continue reading

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Exploring 3D object data in a custom web app

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In a session titled 3D Visualization with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript at the 2017 Esri User Conference (UC), Javier Gutierrez and I demonstrated some of the new visualization capabilities available in the JavaScript API. I’m particularly excited about Smart … Continue reading

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Use Arcade Expressions to Map the Land to Improvement Ratios in Your Area

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An interesting way to look at a community is to map various measures of the value of its parcels, including a measure called the improvement ratio. Many cities, but not all, tax their parcel owners based on the value of … Continue reading

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Showing Time in Story Maps

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Time is a theme that appears in many stories. For instance, some interesting story maps that include time show tracking the spread of diseases like Zika or white nose syndrome (which affects bats), finding patterns in where and when car … Continue reading

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Visualizing data in web apps: leveraging the platform

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The ArcGIS API for JavaScript contains powerful visualization capabilities that bring your data to life on the web. Some of these include using unclassified or classified color, size, opacity, and any combination of them to visualize numbers; unique symbols for … Continue reading

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Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps

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Smart mapping has the capability to create a map based on spatial density, without needing to run extra analysis tools. It’s a valuable method to display your data in new ways and potentially make discoveries that otherwise may have been … Continue reading

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