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AppStudio: Answers to Top 10 Dev Summit Questions

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers application builder apps appstudio appstudio for arcgis

AppStudio: Answers to Top 10 Dev Summit Questions The Esri Developer Summit is a great opportunity for us on Esri software teams to engage with the Esri developer community, last month’s conference was no exception. The AppStudio team would like … Continue reading


Configuring charts and stats in ArcGIS Open Data pages

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis open data local government open data state government

The past month has seen a few releases of ArcGIS Open Data, which most notably include the ability to create dynamic charts and dynamic statistics on your site pages. Charts and stats are two great ways to showcase the data … Continue reading


All the “Location & Maps” projects that Google has open sourced

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  google google earth enterprise open source programming

Google’s open source code has a new home – opensource.google.com. Open Source has been at the core of Google since its beginning, and the company is a big backer of open source projects. With opensource.google.com all of Google’s Open Source contributions can be easily accessed in one location – including all the “Location & Maps” projects/libraries that Google […]

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Webinar Announcement: Tree Maintenance Made Easy

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  arborists blog forestry gis gis cloud

On Monday, 24th of April, we will hold a webinar focused on presenting GIS Cloud solutions for Tree Management.   In the GIS Cloud for Tree Inventory and Inspection webinar, we discussed uses of GIS for arborists and forestry workers. The webinar included use cases, benefits as well as the live demo of GIS Cloud...


A Typographic Literary Map of London

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art cities london typographic maps

You might have seen this typographic literary map of London: it was featured in a recent article in the Telegraph and went a bit viral from there. The work of London-based artist Dex, who runs a creative studio with interior designer Anna Burles, the map places the names of fictional characters in the areas of London … Continue reading "A Typographic Literary Map of London"


PA DEP Environmental Justice Listening Tour

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles environmental justice event our perspectives pa

A Guide to Current EJ Rules and Potential Changes by Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community-Based Research & Engagement, FracTracker Alliance and Veronica Coptis, Executive Director, Center for Coalfield Justice The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be hosting a nine-stop “listening tour” to hear residents’ perspectives on environmental justice (EJ). These sessions begin in […]

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Streamlined Infrastructure Data Distribution Using the MMCD Standard & FME

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about our customers

When you’re responsible for the integrity of infrastructure like pipes, water mains, roads and culverts that serve a population of roughly 250,000, you need an asset life cycle management system that runs as efficiently as possible. This is the case for the City of Burnaby in British Columbia, Canada. To ensure inspections, repairs and replacements […]

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Amsterdam’s Interactive Maps

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  amsterdam cities netherlands web mapping

Many cities’ websites have a map section that contains a few interesting maps, but the City of Amsterdam’s interactive maps are something else in their number (more than 80 right now) and breadth and detail. They use discrete map pages powered by Google Maps (though not necessarily Google Maps tiles), rather than layers in a … Continue reading "Amsterdam’s Interactive Maps"


Whither the BCS?

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  bcs industry map societies

If you’re going to rant, do it at length. Kenneth Field takes 16,000 words to lay out his concerns about the British Cartographic Society. BCS is failing. Let’s ask the hard questions that need asking and make the Society actually mean and offer something going forward for UK cartography … or reconsider the very purpose of … Continue reading "Whither the BCS?"


A Tube Map of Roman London

Apr 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  ancient rome cities history london tube

A thing from 2015 that I hadn’t seen until recently: Londonist’s Tube Map of Roman London. “Stations indicate sites of major Roman landmarks, such as gates in the wall, municipal buildings and temples. Nobody knows what the Romans called their creations, so we’ve used the modern names, like Ludgate and Bishopsgate, which are medieval in … Continue reading "A Tube Map of Roman London"