Tag: javascript

be a geodev

How to be a geodev

I recently made a comment in jest about how to be a Geospatial Web Developer. How to be a Geospatial Web Developer? Put it on a business card and figure out the details later.— Rene Rubalcava (@odoenet) April 30, 2017 It was inspired by perusing this reddit thread. I’ve talked about similar topics before. Although,…

Electron with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Many moons ago, I tried my hand at some Electron. I even tried it out with esri-leaflet and it was pretty straightforward. Recently, a couple of github issues popped up related to this and I realized, I had not talked about how I was using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript with Electron. There is one…

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A look at Dojo 2

I like Dojo. It’s a solid toolkit that’s been around a long time. I’ve had my share of hair-pulling when it comes to integrating Dojo with other JavaScript tooling like SystemJS and Webpack, each time finding some sort of workaround. And yeah, Dijit is getting a little long in the tooth. Long in the tooth….

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Using Elm with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

I’m a big fan of Elm. I think it’s a great language to work in, the debugging tools are awesome and once you get the hang of it, it really makes app development flow much easier and just starts to make sense. This is all due to the simplicity of the Elm Architecture. Now, I…

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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…


ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.1 and 3.18

This week saw not one, but two new releases of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The 4.1 documentation is here. The 3.18 documentation is here. The 4.1 release includes some great new features in the MapImageLayer, 3D scenes and custom Popup capabilities. There’s even some foundation being laid with the ability to save WebScenes for…


Deep dive into ArcGIS API for JavaScript SDK

I cover a lot of information geared toward building real-world applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I’m really in the dirt when it comes to summarizing tips and tricks and providing great value to you. The backbone to all that is in the documentation, which you should be familiar with as a reference to…


DevSummit 2016: Recap

Ok, so I know I said I would do daily recaps of DevSummit last week, but my days ran longer than expected and I had less time for recaps than I thought. I already talked about plenary and the vector tiles sessions I did. So I’ll talk a little about my other sessions. Yann and…


Road to DevSummit

Next week is the Esri Developer Summit and things are looking pretty good. They keynote speaker this year is none other than Douglas Crockford, who is always a pleasure to see speak. There’s a packed agenda this year, where I’m sure a dev could definitely find something that interests them. A personal year Normally, I’d…


ArcGIS API 4.0 Overview

The ArcGIS 4.0 Beta has had three releases so far and has introduced plenty of new features and functionality. This video covers a series of samples that have been created to demonstrate and explain some of these new features. It is incredibly useful for developers moving the 3.x API to 4.0. The repo of demos…