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Top 14 maps and charts that explain NATO

Jan 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  featured nato topgeo

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is a military alliance originally established in 1949 with 12 member states, including America, Britain and France. The goal of the alliance was to avoid future war in Europe and to allow stable growth in peace. Today, NATO has 28 members including most of Europe, representing a population of more […]

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A Shared Perspective for PGIS and VGI – new paper

Jan 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science gis paper papers participatory gis

Part of the special issue on Public Participation GIS that was published in The Cartographic Journal, was a paper that was led by Jeroen Verplanke (ITC). This paper goes back to the workshop on participatory GIS in 2013, that was the leaving event for Dr Mike McCall in ITC, after which he continue to work in UNAM, Mexico. … Continue reading A Shared Perspective for PGIS and VGI – new paper


Uber hires former Google’s head of search to lead its maps division

Jan 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo business google uber

Amit Singhal, Google’s former Head of Google Search who left the company in February 2016 has just joined Uber as senior vice president of engineering to lead its Maps and Marketplace unit. Catching the next ride of my professional journey with @travisk at @Uber pic.twitter.com/EGQn7VQTDJ — Amit Singhal (@theamitsinghal) January 20, 2017 Amit is not the […]

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2017 – The Year Of Collaborative Mapping – Dino Ravnić, CEO of GIS Cloud

Jan 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geotrends geotrends2017 gis cloud

Throughout the years, maps have become a commodity. Simple mapping services providing basemaps and simple API have enabled thousands of lightweight location-based applications. Many of them are consumer oriented e.g. Uber, Foursquare, Google Maps, etc. In essence these are all GIS applications and many users are actually doing GIS even though they don’t know what […]

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Try something new in ArcGIS Online

Jan 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online what's new december 2016

There’s a lot to learn about ArcGIS Online, even if you’ve been using it for years. If you can make some time to try some of the new features, you may find that many of them help you get your … Continue reading


Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.3 Developer Edition Now Available!

Jan 21 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 v2.3 Developer Edition is now available for download from the ArcGIS Developers Site. This release includes many new capabilities that were recently added to the embedded Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS in ArcGIS Online in Dec … Continue reading


Add a locator map to your website

Jan 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online

GIS offers far, far more than just the ability to put the proverbial “dot on a map.” But sometimes, that’s all you need or want to do. Here’s a very simple way to accomplish just that, in a quick minute … Continue reading


Dependency Management with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java

Jan 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers arcgis runtime sdk for java developer gradle java

ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java 100.0.0 now supports downloading the SDK through dependency management.  Most projects are not self-contained, instead they require dependent libraries to be compiled or tested.  In the case of ArcGIS Java projects the requirement includes a … Continue reading


ArcGIS Pro Tips: Scale-Based Symbol Sizing

Jan 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro map authoring mapping maps

Remember when every map had only one scale? 1:1,000,000, 1:500,000, 1:24,000 – these are some common scales that most cartographers know how to design maps for. However, what happens when your map will be viewed at all the ranges in between … Continue reading


Introducing ArcGIS Pro SDK Configurations

Jan 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers arcgis pro

With the ArcGIS Pro SDK at 1.4, the most significant enhancement is the addition of a new add-in pattern and template which allows you to customize the ArcGIS Pro user interface and user experience at start-up.  It’s an exciting new … Continue reading


ArcGIS Earth 1.4 gets a significant boost!

Jan 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis apps arcgis earth arcgis online national government

ArcGIS Earth 1.4 gets a significant boost! The Esri 3D team is excited to announce the release of ArcGIS Earth 1.4. This release focused on streamlining enterprise deployment workflows and on enhancing the Portal for ArcGIS experience. In addition, major … Continue reading


Zero Waste is Within Our Reach, But….

Jan 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  epa's new england

By Sarah Levinson I would have guessed that my fellow EPA employees would be leaders when it comes to recycling and reducing wastes. Turns out we are leaders, but not quite as far out front as I had hoped. In 2015, a presidential Executive Order on Sustainability directed federal agencies to do their best to(...)


Esri Map Helps DC Crowds Navigate Presidential Inauguration

Jan 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  community development managing gis maps

Estimates place the crowds who are expected to turn out in the nation’s capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump at anywhere between 700,000 and 2 million, in addition to related events and protests. In order to help people stay … Continue reading


Quick Tip – Clone in ArcGIS JSAPI

Jan 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at odoenet under tags  arcgis esri javascript

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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Live Data Options with the Time Aware Template

Jan 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online templates configurable apps templates time

The Time Aware configurable app template provides the ability to animate changes in data through time.  Additionally, it provides a set of live data options can be used to keep the time extent of the app in sync with the data that … Continue reading



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