Tag: whats new december 2017

Updating web map layers to use HTTPS

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One of the features introduced with last December’s update to ArcGIS Online is the ability to update the layers in your web map to use HTTPS. With a cloud based SaaS such as ArcGIS Online, using HTTPS for communication over the … Continue reading

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Updating ArcGIS Server site references in your maps

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With the December ArcGIS Online release, you can now update the ArcGIS Server site URL referenced by layers in your web maps. Because the URLs to layers are stored directly in the map, you need to update them when the … Continue reading

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What’s new in GeoPlanner (December 2017)

We recently updated GeoPlanner for ArcGIS to version 2.5. This was another big release! We added lots of new functionality, including bulk moving of features, accessing custom Geoprocessing services and creating stencils. Many of you contributed comments and opinions. Have a read below and you’ll see that we listened! Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript versions 4.6 and 3.23 released


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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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (December 2017)


The Esri Vector Basemaps have recently been updated with some important changes and enhancements. The existing web maps were updated with new vector tile layers that use a new vector tile set. The most current vector tile set is known as (v2). … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (December 2017)


Early season’s greetings!! We’ve added several new enhancements to this holiday release of Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. Many were highly requested by the user community.

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What’s New in Scene Viewer (December 2017)


In this latest update to ArcGIS Online and Scene Viewer, you can now measure in 3D; we improved scene layer performance significantly; and we added the ability to insert custom symbols to your scenes. Measure You can now measure distances … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Demographics (December 2017)

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90… that’s how many countries we updated in 2017! That’s a lot of population, purchasing power, and potential to peruse… We rounded out the year by updating demographic data for Germany, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, and South Africa and by including … Continue reading

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New accessibility features in Story Map Journal

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Accessibility is an important goal at Esri, and in the last two ArcGIS Online updates (September and December 2017), the Story Map Journal app received significant enhancements related to accessibility. Read on to learn more about these new features and … Continue reading

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What’s new with hosted feature layer views (December 2017)


Hosted feature layer views give you great flexibility, allowing you to tailor the data to meet specific user requirements.  But now hosted feature layer views are even better. We’ve just added a new capability that many of you have been … Continue reading

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