Tag: Python

Three Reasons to use Jupyter Notebooks as a GIS User

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Jupyter Notebook is a powerful tool that allows Python users to create and share documents containing live code, visualizations, explanatory text, and equations. 

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Check out Esri’s new tools for managing Planet imagery in ArcGIS

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Planet’s high-resolution satellite constellations image the entire world every single day. Both Planet and Esri aim to provide resources that help users turn this wealth of data into visible, accessible, actionable solutions. That’s why Esri has added tools for managing PlanetScope … Continue reading

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The New ArcGIS Developer Program is here!

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The ArcGIS Developer Program has arrived! It’s a new, improved developer experience designed to be simple and flexible while giving you access to the software and tools you need when developing your solutions. As part of the ArcGIS Developer Program, we have … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Python API 1.0 Released

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At the Esri User Conference in San Diego last year, a small team of Esri engineers from the Python and Server teams huddled together with Scott Morehouse, who is one of the original designers of geographic information systems, to conceive what … Continue reading

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Geocoding Improvements and Deprecations in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 and ArcGIS Pro 1.4

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With almost every new release of ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS for Server, there are changes that aim to improve software quality and performance; sometimes, these changes require you to update your workflows. The improvements and deprecations made for geocoding in ArcMap 10.5 and ArcGIS … Continue reading

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GeoDescriber: Expanding the Reach of Geographic Information

Landscape description of Whanganui National Park, New Zealand.

Photo credit: James Shook. Text credit: GeoDescriber

Can your GIS talk?

Does it say the right things?

In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading

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Announcing ArcGIS Python API (Beta)

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A common reaction when  users experience the ArcGIS Python API  for the first time is they think  it’s the return of Avenue, ArcPlot or AML for the modern [Web] GIS world. That is not far from the truth. For  millennials … Continue reading

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Printing Popups from Web Application

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Great! I got your attention… There are good and bad news. The bad news is that – inherently printing service does not support popups. Popups are client side UI controls to display attributes for selected features. Sometimes attributes are not … Continue reading

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Using Python and QML to build native apps

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Python is a highly efficient and intuitive language that is pervasive throughout the ArcGIS Platform, as well as the larger scientific community. I personally love writing Python code because you can build sophisticated scripts that accomplish a wide array of … Continue reading

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Spatialize Your Water Utility Data with ArcGIS

As GIS professionals we all know that adding a spatial element to data makes it much more valuable. One of the key benefits of GIS has always been, and always will be, the integrative power to bring location information together in a map – and then analyze it for insights and patterns that help explain and improve efficiencies. Today bringing information from other systems into GIS is easy with the ArcGIS platform. In fact, Esri devotes a whole section to integration for water utilities. A few commonly integrated water industry data types include: Continue reading

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