What’s happening

I like doing work that has me interacting with users and geodevs. It’s fun, I get some great feedback, some critical feedback, but that’s cool. I really enjoy seeing what others are doing and I enjoy helping people solve their geodev problems. I don’t know what happened, but I filled up my plate pretty good…


Popups, UI, and HAX!

The recent videos have covered an array of topics! Popups I’ve had some interests about working with Popups in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, so you can check out these videos! The Popup is probably the most widely used widget in applications. It’s the first point of entry to get details about data displayed on…


Yet another application ArcGIS JSAPI starter kit

I know, I know. Lately, I’ve been working on this little starter kit in my spare time. I started it because I’ve gotten a few questions about how to build an app with the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript. I’ve used this application in some demos, and I’ve gotten requests to share it. So I…


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Youtube Madness Month

I’m trying something a little different recently. For the month of August, I am shooting for one youtube video a day. Yup, one video a day. It’s nuts, I know. But I enjoy doing them, maybe you’ll enjoy watching them. I’m also trying to keep them at 5 minutes and under as well. So you…


How to void your ArcGIS API for JavaScript Warranty!

You may have an existing ArcGIS API 3 for JavaScript application that is running smoothly and is widely used… but you would really like to take advantage of those sweet WebScenes in version 4. But you can’t do a full rewrite yet, or maybe you’re waiting for some features to land in version 4 before…


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Esri UC 2017

It’s Esri UC week. I’m doing a few presentations, if you’re interested I recommend you check them out. The UC is a great conference, a chance to learn all the new stuff in the ArcGIS platform and apps and tools that are available. There is a lot that happens at UC, from industry folks getting…
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Code coverage in your apps

Ok, so this post isn’t necessarily about geodev, but it’s related in that I’m sure a lot of us don’t write enough tests. I’m working on this, and I recently, for some odd reason, got really into code coverage and tooling. Using it as a tool to help guide me to focus on writing my…


Quick intro to esri-loader

This is a quick, I mean quick intro to the esri-loader. I was shooting for 2 minutes, that turn to 5, ended up around 7. The esri-loader is cool if you are building apps with other build tools like Webpack or one of those cool new cli tools to scaffold your apps. A lot of…


Quick Tip: ArcGIS API 4 for JS – When stuff is ready?

When working with the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript, the occasion may come up when you ask yourself, Is my layer ready for me to use yet? This question popped on a recent email chain of mine recently, and I realized that there are handful of ways you could answer this question depending on what…


Web Workers in ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Recently there was a thread on GeoNet about how to use workers in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. This brought up the discussion about the small worker framework that ships with the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript. The user was able to figure it out enough to get a cool demo app together. You can…