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GIS Cloud Showcased at the Locate 17 in Australia

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  australia and new zealand blog events gis cloud graeme martin

  Spatial Vision, GIS Cloud Partners for Australia and New Zealand, will showcase GIS Cloud at the Locate 17 conference in Australia. The Conference will be held from 3rd to 6th of April 2017 at the new International Conference Centre Sydney. This year, the conference is joined with the 10th International Symposium on Digital Earth....


Book Roundup for March 2017

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  ancient rome art books cartography history

Out this month: the English translation of Andrea Carandini’s massive two-volume, 1300-page Atlas of Ancient Rome (Princeton University Press), which “provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.” See the book’s website. [Amazon] Other books seeing publication this month: Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps by … Continue reading "Book Roundup for March 2017"


Restored Chimney Map Goes on Display

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  1600s antique maps conservation exhibitions libraries

A 17th-century map by Gerald Valck found stuffed up a chimney has now, following painstaking restoration work (see previous entry), been put on display at the National Library of Scotland’s George VI Bridge building in Edinburgh until 17 April. News coverage: The Art Newspaper, The National. [John Overholt, Tony Campbell]


Take advantage of the JavaScript symbol playground

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis api for javascript jsapi4 playground

The 4.3 release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduced an app called the Symbol Playground. Its purpose is to provide an environment where you can design 2D or 3D symbols with a simple user interface, copy the code used … Continue reading


Map Exhibitions Around the World

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  amsterdam antique maps exhibitions joan blaeu maine

Mapping the Philippine Seas, an exhibition of 165 maps and sea charts of the Philippine archipelago from the 16th to the 19th century from the private collections of the Philippine Map Collectors Society. At the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. Opened 15 March, runs until 29 April. BusinessWorld. [WMS] The Osher Map Library’s next exhibition, To Conquer or Submit? … Continue reading "Map Exhibitions Around the World"


Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.4 Developer Edition Now Available!

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis api for javascript arcgis developer blog arcgis developer community

Quick announcement: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.4 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developers Site. This release includes the new capabilities that were recently added to the embedded Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS in ArcGIS Online earlier … Continue reading


Bridging the Gap Between ArcGIS and R

Mar 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro arcmap dbscan density-based clustering

This past month the R-ArcGIS bridge showcased its capabilities on the main stage. At Esri’s 2017 DevSummit, the bridge was demoed along with ArcGIS’ conda-based python integration to show users the power and possibilities the two provide. As mentioned in … Continue reading


4 trends that will further revolutionise the drone mapping industry

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones featured geotrends2017

Drone mapping tech is developing so fast that it’s hard to follow all the industry news. UAVs are getting smarter, faster and overall more complex but there are a couple of trends that are about to move the drone photogrammetry revolution to the next level. 1. Size vs. battery life The launch of DJI Mavic […]

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DevSummit Demo Theatre Sessions – Sneak Peek!

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 developer summit 3d gis app developers apps arcgis enterprise

You didn’t think we’d leave you hanging with just 20 some tech session videos, did you? We’ve included 20 demo theater sessions as well! These were such a hit, we had to be sure to get them out to everyone … Continue reading


ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.9 released

Mar 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  android app developers arcgis android arcgis runtime sdk for android arcgisruntime

We are excited to announce an update release to the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.9.  This patch release updates the SDK API to support bidirectional sync with ArcGIS Server.  You can view the release notes here. To apply this … Continue reading