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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


Quick Tip – Map Freeze

Have you been working with a Map in your ArcGIS JS API app and thought to yourself, gee, it would be cool if I could make a nice print layout for my map. And yeah, there is the print widget and the nifty print task on ArcGIS Server. But we’ve all struggled with this in…


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LayerView in ArcGIS JS API 4.0beta1

One of things I’ve seen people struggle with when using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0beta1 is still the concept of the map and the views. I covered the general concepts in an earlier blog post, but I wanted to address a specific issues I see people trying to do. Get the graphics from a…


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I’m learning TypeScript

A couple of months back, I talked about how I was trying to learn TypeScript. Well, I’m really learning TypeScript and getting my hands dirty. One of the things that made this a little easier for me was that the latest official 1.5 release supports more ES6 features, such as ES6 modules. This means that…


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Quick Tip – fromJSON() in ArcGIS JS API

I just wanted to give you a quick tip on a new little feature in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.beta1 that may have gone unnoticed if you haven’t gotten too deep into the beta. That would be the fromJSON method that you’ll find sprinkled throughout the API. Any modules that has a fromJSON method…


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ArcGIS JavaScript Promises

Something not exactly new to the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0beta1 is the increased usage of Promises within the API. You can read more details about the use of Promises here. I’ve talked before about Promises in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript here and about how in the 4.0beta1, you would uses Accessors to really…