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Accessibility Guidelines: Color Contrast Testing for Configurable Apps

Many of the configurable applications available in ArcGIS Online allow you to choose a custom color scheme for the application. This lets you customize the app color scheme to match your organization colors, fit your app theme or just pick your favorite colors.

When choosing colors for your app it’s a good idea to consider the color contrast ratio to ensure that there is enough contrast between the text color and background so people with low vision can read the text.  This is especially important if your web application needs to conform to 508 or WCAG 2.0 standards. Continue reading

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What’s New with ArcGIS for Local Government, State Government, Emergency Management, Water, Gas and Telecommunications – June 2016

At the June 2016 ArcGIS Solutions Release 38 new Solution Products were added to ArcGIS, 64 Solution Products were updated, 5 Solution Products moved to the Mature Lifecycle Phase and 3 Solution Products retired.

New Solution Products

Address Field Verification enables field staff to collect and validate address information.

Administrative Area Data Management helps create and maintain administrative area data Continue reading

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April 2016 Local Government, State Government & Utilities Solutions Updates

During the April 2016 ArcGIS Solutions Release 2 new Solution Products were added to ArcGIS, 16 Solution Products were updated and 1 Solution Product moved to the Mature Lifecycle Phase.

New Solution Products

Retail Store Locator helps telecommunications companies inform people about the location of retail stores and Continue reading

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February 2016 Local Government, State Government, Emergency Management, Water, Gas and Electric Solution Updates

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At the end of February, 5 new solution products were added to ArcGIS, 26 existing solution products were updated and 1 solution product entered the Mature lifecycle phase. Solution products included with ArcGIS are ready-to-use maps and apps that reduce … Continue reading

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Setting Up a Searchable Feature Layer in Configurable Apps

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There are a wide variety of configurable apps offered in the ArcGIS Online gallery that provide many types of functionality for interacting with web maps.  A common functionality included in most configurable apps is the ability to search within the … Continue reading

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What’s New in Configurable Apps (March 2016)

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With the March update to ArcGIS Online, we have enhanced existing features and introduced various new ones.  The same applies to our configurable apps.  There are a few main highlights that will impact the way these apps are configured and … Continue reading

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November 2015 Local Government, State Government & Emergency Management Solutions Updates

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In parallel with the November 2015 Update to ArcGIS Online several of the configurable ArcGIS Solutions have been updated to make deployment easier and provide new capabilities. Situational Awareness Maps and Apps The Situational Awareness widget required to deploy the … Continue reading

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Hack for San Diego

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From October 3-10, San Diego State University hosted their first ever Big Data Hackathon, using the social media hashtag #Hack4SD. Their aim was the promote the development and data science and information technology solutions for San Diego on important civic … Continue reading

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Using URL Parameters In Web Apps

URL parameters are supported in the Basic Viewer, Map Tools, Legend, Simple Viewer, Time Aware, Directions, Elevations Profile, and Filter apps. These URL parameters allow you to override the default extent or enter a search term. The scale level, extent (geographic, not projected coordinates), center, and find URL parameters are supported for these apps.

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Quickly share your map using an app

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If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the map viewer. But if you need to share a map quickly, you don’t have to take the extra steps to … Continue reading

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