Category: gis

devsummit

For Developers, By Developers.

The Esri Developer Summit is just a few days away, and I can tell from the coffee consumption around the office that people at Esri are working hard to put the final touches on presentations and everything else going on next week. I’m pretty sure the guy down the hall from me had hair last…


Routing in ArcGIS Online

One of the most basic features you may want to do with the ArcGIS Platform is routing and directions. It’s a problem that could be very simple or involve some complex planning and objectives. The ArcGIS Routing API is designed to be able to handle these tasks and make it very easy for you to…


ago enrichment

Uploading and Enriching Data in ArcGIS Online

This video covers how you can upload data into your ArcGIS Online account and then use the built in GeoEnrichment tools to enhance your datasets to make them even more valuable. The ArcGIS GeoEnrichment tools give you the ability to combine demographic data with your own datasets. This allows you to enrich your data and…


gis developer

GIS Analyst to GIS Developer

I’m going to keep this short and simple. If you’re a GIS pro or student and wondering how to get started learning how to boost your developer chops, I’m going to list some resources. For some detailed geo-career advice, I’d recommend Justin Holmans blog with tons of great resources. I’m a GIS professional, why do…


GIS Day 2014 – Learn some geo

It’s that special holiday we all look forward to this time of year, it’s GIS Day! Now please hold back your excitement. If you are a GIS pro, you are probably lounging around the house enjoying your holiday off. I’ll be hanging out at the LA County GIS Day event most of the day hoping…


2014 Goals. Growth and Challenges

2013 turned out to be a pretty interesting year. Looking back at my goals for the year, I think I’ve done a pretty good job. I’ve had some new challenges, took on some new work and sharpened my current skills. What I got done I’ve really picked up the pace in terms of my JavaScript…


RequireJS for single-file builds: revisited.

Someone recently started a github repo using RequireJS to build their ArcGIS JavaScript applications. This piqued my interest as it’s something I had done in the past, but at some point r.js or node didn’t work properly together anymore with my build file. Rather than fuss with it, I moved on to using Grunt to…


ArcGIS Web Development

I’m writing a book. I’ve been somewhat quiet on this project for the past few months aside from some folks who have been gracious enough to review some of my content and make sure I wasn’t completely off the rails on certain items, but earlier this year I began the task of writing a book…


Quick Tip: ArcGIS JavaScript Dynamic InfoTemplate

I see questions pop up once in a while about building a dynamic popup, but excluding some fields from showing up or adding a hyperlink. The classic way to do this is to write up the content of your popup ahead of time. There are a couple of examples of this in the developer samples….


Node for your ArcGIS Dev

Need a local server anyway One of the things that tripped a lot of users up when the ArcGIS JavaScript API moved to version 3.0 and started using Dojo 1.7 as it’s core was the fact that you needed to use a server to test your applications. This is by no fault of the ArcGIS…