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esrijs clone

Quick Tip – Clone in ArcGIS JSAPI

The ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript is a very powerful evolution of the API. A lot of the work under the hood in Accessor and the ability to Autocast properties which helps to simplify the API, make the JSAPI a very robust tool. There’s still a few little gems in the API and things you…

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Customize Your ArcGIS Online Org Page

I wanted to do something a little different today. I was reading a post somewhere about how can GIS developers showcase their portfolio as part of their job search. One thing that came to mind aside from some of the standard stuff like maintaining a github account, was to showcase Web Maps, Layers and more…

esrijs widgets

Custom Widgets in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript

One of the new features introduced with the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript recently in the 4.2 release is the introduction of a new widget framework you can use to build custom widgets with the API. You are not required to use this widget framework, you can always just build your own widgets how you…

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2017 Goals: Hope Is Not a Strategy

One of my favorite quotes recently comes from Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference. That quote is in the title of this post, Hope is not a strategy. That’s how I want to approach my future goals. I can’t hope I’ll get to them. I need a plan and I need some milestones….

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ArcGIS JSAPI Accessor and Widgets!

The latest release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.2 introduced some vew and improved features. One feature, that isn’t really new in 4.x, but has been more thoroughly documented is the Accessor. I’ve covered Accessor before on this blog, and for good reason, it is so powerful! Accessor I’m a huge fan of Accessor,…

esri arcade

Hello Arcade

Say hello to Arcade. It’s been a while since I’ve made a video. I had a lot of work to do for the DevSummit recently, but this week I decided to wait until the latest ArcGIS Online release because this release introduces a new platform expression language called Arcade! Arcade is kind of JavaScripty, Pythonic…

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Esri European DevSummit 2016

It’s only the second day of the 2016 Esri European Developer Summit, but so far it’s been a terrific week! Living on the edge I just so happened to get my passport the morning of my flight, so to say I was cutting it close is an understatement. The flight here was long, yes, but…

I’m going to Berlin

That’s right, I will be at the Esri European Developer Summit next week. That’s why the blog post is late this week, I am swamped. I was a late addition to the party, so I had quite a bit of catching up to do. I’ll be involved in preconference ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript training…

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Intro to ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript Sale!

This weekend is a holiday weekend in the states, but I want to say thank you to all my readers and everyone who has purchased any of my books, either ArcGIS Web Development or Intro to ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript! To say thank you, I wanted to offer you a $5 off my latest…

esrijs accessor

Quick Tip – Accessor in ArcGIS API for JavaScript

The Accessor is a key compoment of the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript. It allows you to do some really awesome stuff like watch for property changes in your application. I’ve talked about them before and how useful they are. Today, I just want to quickly look at how they can be used as a…