A practical guide to get you creating powerful mapping applications using the rich set of features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API About This Book Unshackle your GIS application from a workstation! Get running with three major web mapping projects covering all the important aspects of the ArcGIS JavaScript API. Set a strong foundation for the ArcGIS JavaScript API and modular coding with dojo. Gain a crystal clear understanding of the ArcGIS JavaScript, and become skilled in creating exciting and interesting geospatial apps. Who This Book Is For This book is for JavaScript developers who wish to develop amazing mapping applications using the rich set of features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API, but more than that, a spatial frame of mind will help a long way. What You Will Learn Find out what you need to develop a web mapping application in the ArcGIS environment Get to know about the major features provided by the ArcGIS JavaScript API See the coding best practices to develop modular dojo-based JavaScript applications Get to grips with writing custom re-usable dojo modules using dojo and esri modules and dijits Understand how to use various ArcGIS data sources and other open geospatial data available on the web Discover how to query spatial data and get the best out of your data using analytical techniques Master the art of rendering your map beautifully and create wonderful data visualizations using non-map objects such as charts Grasp how to create secure and scalable web maps In Detail The book starts by explaining the basics of the ArcGIS web mapping ecosystem. The book walks you through the development of six major applications, covering a wide variety of topics such as querying, rendering, advanced data visualization and performing map analytics. It also emphasizes on writing modular code using pure dojo, which is the preferred platform for developing web GIS applications using ArcGIS JavaScript API. By the end of the book, you will have gained enough practical experience to architect a robust and visually powerful mapping application using the API. Style and approach This is a practical, hands-on guide on using the ArcGIS JavaScript API to develop mapping applications. It is packed with three progressively challenging and diverse projects that explain the plethora of API and dojo topics.
Transform maps and raw data into full-fledged web mapping applications using the power of the ArcGIS JavaScript API and JavaScript libraries About This Book Create and share modern map applications for desktops, tablets, and mobile browsers Present and edit geographic and related data through maps, charts, graphs, and more Learn the tools, tips, and tricks made available through the API and related libraries with examples of real-world applications Who This Book Is For This book is intended for intermediate developers who want to design web mapping applications. You should have some experience with geographic information systems, especially with ArcGIS products such as ArcGIS Server. It also helps to have some experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. What You Will Learn Create single-page mapping applications, lining up data from different sources Search for and display geographic and tabular information based on locations and attributes Customize maps and widgets to deliver the best user experience Present location data intuitively using charts and graphs Integrate mapping applications with your favorite JavaScript frameworks Test the working of your web map application and take advantage of cloud services such as ArcGIS Online Create modern-looking web maps through styling tips and tricks In Detail ESRI and its ArcGIS line of software have been an industry leader in digital map production and publication for over 30 years. ArcGIS Server lets you design, configure, and publish maps that can be viewed and edited through the Internet. After designing basic maps, you may want to find out new and innovative ways to represent information using these maps. In this book, you'll work through practical examples, experiencing the pitfalls and successes of creating desktop and mobile map applications for a web browser using the ArcGIS Server platform. The book begins by introducing you to ArcGIS Server and ESRI's JavaScript API. You'll work with your first web map and then move on to learn about ESRI's building blocks. A Dojo AMS style widget will help you create your own widgets for a map and then see how to collect geographic data. Furthermore, you will learn different techniques such as using Dojo Charts to create charts and graphs to represent your data. Then you will see how to use ESRI JavaScript API with other JavaScript libraries and different styling methods to make your map stand out. By the end of the book, you will discover how to make your application compatible with different devices and platforms and test it using testing libraries. Style and approach An in-depth guide that explores web application development using ArcGIS Server and the ArcGIS JavaScript API. Topics are explained in the context of developing two applications for fictional clients. Details of application development, including possible pitfalls and best practices, are included in this book.
Learn to use the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript to build custom web mapping applications. This book teaches you to easily create interactive displays of geographic information that you can use to tell stories and answer questions. Version 4 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduces new patterns and fundamental concepts, including 3D mapping capabilities. You will learn the fundamentals of using the API in order to get the most out of it. Covering key concepts and how different components work together, you will also learn how to take advantage of the Widget framework built into the API to build your own reusable widgets for your own ArcGIS JSAPI applications. Including a series of samples you can use to leverage the API for your own applications, Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript helps you take your existing knowledge of JavaScript to a new level, and add new features to your app libraries. What You'll Learn Create both 2D and 3D custom web mapping applications Work with popups and custom widgets Leverage the ArcGIS platform in your applications Utilize custom visualizations Who This Book Is For Developers who need to learn the ArcGIS JSAPI for work or school. Those with some JavaScript experience; GIS or mapping experience is not required.
An easy to follow tutorial, this book uses a stepbystep approach with exercises designed to give you handson experience with this technology.If you are a web or mobile application developer, who wants to create GIS applications in your respective platform, this book is ideal for you. You will need Java Script programming experience to get the most out of this book. Although designed as an introductory to intermediate level book, it will also be useful for more advanced developers who are new to the topic of developing applications with ArcGIS Server.
A project based guide to help you get started with web development by building real-world and modern web applications About This Book Learn JavaScript from scratch by building clones of popular web applications Understand the core concepts and techniques surrounding JavaScript with this power-packed hands-on guide Explore modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Node, React and Webpack Who This Book Is For The target audience for this book is developers with little or basic knowledge of working with JavaScript. If you are an emerging web developer with experience in building static web pages using HTML and CSS, this book will teach you to add JavaScript elements to make your website interactive and dynamic. What You Will Learn A strong understanding of web application development with JavaScript and ES6. A firm foundation on which to master other JavaScript frameworks and libraries. Write maintainable and scalable code by organizing functions into modules. Importance of tools such as Node, NPM, Babel, and Webpack in Front-end development. Work with real-time data such as incoming video streams, texts, and so on Integrate React with JavaScript to build large-scale applications. Utilize Redux to manage data across React components and greatly speed up the development process In Detail JavaScript is the programming language that all web developers need to learn. The first item on our JavaScript to-do list is building g a To-do list app, which you'll have done by the end of the first chapter. You'll explore DOM manipulation with JavaScript and work with event listeners. You'll work with images and text to build a Meme creator. You will also learn about ES (ECMAScript) classes, and will be introduced to layouts using the CSS3 Flexbox. You'll also develop a responsive Event Registration form that allows users to register for your upcoming event and use charts and graphics to display registration data. You will then build a weather application, which will show you different ways perform AJAX requests and work with dynamic, external data. WebRTC enables real-time communication in a web browser; you'll learn how to use it when you build a real-time video-call and chat application later in the book. Towards the end of the book, you will meet React, Facebook's JavaScript library for building user interfaces. You'll throw together a blog with React, and get a feel for why this kind of JavaScript framework is used to build large-scale applications. To make your blog more maintainable and scalable, you'll use Redux to manage data across React components. Style and approach This project-based guide will teach you all the facets of JavaScript through real-world app examples.
Google Maps API Cookbook follows a fast-paced, high-level, structured cookbook approach, with minimal theory and an abundance of practical, real-world examples explained in a thorough yet concise manner to help you learn quickly and efficiently. Google Maps API Cookbook is for developers who wish to learn how to do anything from adding a simple embedded map to a website to developing complex GIS applications with the Google Maps JavaScript API. It is targeted at JavaScript developers who know how to get by but who are also seeking the immediacy of recipe-based advice.
This guide is invaluable to those just starting out with GIS development but will also benefit GIS professionals wishing to expand their development skills to include mobile apps.
Several client-side storage options are available to web applications, but one area that's been lacking until now is file I/O—the ability to organize binary data into a true hierarchy of folders. That has changed with the advent of HTML5. With this book, you'll learn how to provide your applications with a file system that enables them to create, read, and write files and folders in a sandboxed section of the user's local filesystem. Author Eric Bidelman, a Senior Developer Programs Engineer on the Google Chrome team, provides several techniques and complete code examples for working with the HTML5 Filesystem API. Learn common operations for working with files and directories Become familiar with HTML5's storage use cases and security considerations Understand the storage options available, including temporary, persistent, and unlimited Write text or append data to an existing user file Import files into your application by accessing a user's hard drive Get techniques for using a file with filesystem, blob, or data URLs Use the synchronous version of the HTML5 Filesystem API within a Web Worker context
This book introduces Python scripting for geographic information science (GIS) workflow optimization using ArcGIS. It builds essential programming skills for automating GIS analysis. Over 200 sample Python scripts and 175 classroom-tested exercises reinforce the learning objectives. Readers will learn to: • Write and run Python in the ArcGIS Python Window, the PythonWin IDE, and the PyScripter IDE • Work with Python syntax and data types • Call ArcToolbox tools, batch process GIS datasets, and manipulate map documents using the arcpy package • Read and modify proprietary and ASCII text GIS data • Parse HTML web pages and KML datasets • Create Web pages and fetch GIS data from Web sources. • Build user-interfaces with the native Python file dialog toolkit or the ArcGIS Script tools and PyToolboxes Python for ArcGIS is designed as a primary textbook for advanced-level students in GIS. Researchers, government specialists and professionals working in GIS will also find this book useful as a reference.
Updated for ArcView 9.3, GIS Tutorial: Workbook for ArcView 9, Third Edition, provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build on basic skills, GIS Tutorial is fully adaptable to individual needs as well as classroom settings. In addition to the range of GIS functionality covered by its predecessors, the third edition of this best-selling workbook features two new tutorial chapters that utilize 3D Analyst and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst applications.
Develop three engaging ArcGIS applications to address your real-world mapping scenariosAbout This Book- Design, build and run ArcGIS applications using ArcObjects SDK- Extend ArcGIS objects and use add -ins to deploy applications on top of ArcGIS- An example-centric practical guide to help you understand mapping scenarios with ArcGISWho This Book Is ForIf you are an application developer and wish to enhance your skills for the GIS domain with ArcGIS, then this book is for you. Previous experience with ArcGIS is not required.What You Will Learn- Use essential ArcGIS code to query geodatabases- Communicate with ArcGIS maps, with the help of critical designing and optimisation tips- Highlight and interact with objects on your map- Query ArcGIS geodatabases with related data to display your information on ArcGIS- Edit your underlying geodatabase- Explore strategies for the adaptation of various types of spatial analysis techniques into the GIS framework- Analyze tools for Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing- Experience ArcGIS's advanced tools for manipulation of shapefiles and geodatabasesIn DetailArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is considered the turnkey solution to creating and sharing interactive maps. ArcGIS is designed to work the way you work. With nothing to install and set up, ArcGIS helps you make your work productive from day one.The book covers the design and development of three ArcGIS applications to guide the readers in crafting their own GIS solution as per their requirements. The book begins by giving you a refresher on the concepts of ArcGIS. Without wasting any time, you'll begin with developing your first ArcGIS application. You will be developing a cell tower analysis tool. Following this, you will be guided through mapping signal strength and real - time manoeuvring in your GIS system. You will then move on to the second application of the book: a restaurant mapping system. The application will allow tourists to browse restaurants on a map, according to their preferences. Next, you will learn how to work with reviews and ratings and also cover some of the advanced searching options offered by ArcGIS. You will then make use of advanced ArcObjects to develop your third application: an excavation planning manager. The book will conclude by teaching you how work out excavation cost calculations and also saving and retrieving your excavation designs.Style and approachThe book offers an enhanced way of learning ArcGIS, through the design and development of three applications throughout its length. In addition to this the book also covers features that you can add to your application as you develop each one covered in the book.
If you are a GIS user or a web programmer, this book is for you. This book is also intended for all those who have basic web development knowledge with no prior experience of ArcGIS and are keen on venturing into the world of ArcGIS technology. The book will equip you with the skills to comfortably start your own ArcGIS web development project.
Truly revolutionary: now you can write geolocation applications directly in the browser, rather than develop native apps for particular devices. This concise book demonstrates the W3C Geolocation API in action, with code and examples to help you build HTML5 apps using the "write once, deploy everywhere" model. Along the way, you get a crash course in geolocation, browser support, and ways to integrate the API with common geo tools like Google Maps. Ideal for experienced JavaScript developers. Learn how geo information is gathered from different sources, depending on the device Discover how coordinate systems work, including geodetic systems and datums Use the API to collect location information from a user’s browser with JavaScript code Place geo information on a map using the Google Maps or ArcGIS JavaScript APIs Save geo data with databases, the Keyhole Markup Language, or the shapefile format Be familiar with several practical uses for geo data, such as geomarketing, geosocial, geotagging, and geo-applications
If you are a GIS student or professional who needs an understanding of how to use ArcPy to reduce repetitive tasks and perform analysis faster, this book is for you. It is also a valuable book for Python programmers who want to understand how to automate geospatial analyses.
This book is a practical, step-by-step tutorial providing a complete reference guide to the setup, installation, and administration of ArcGIS Server technology. If you are a GIS user, analyst, DBA, or programmer with a basic knowledge of ESRI GIS, then this book is for you.
Pattern Analysis and cluster mapping made easy About This Book Analyze patterns, clusters, and spatial relationships using ArcGIS tools Get up to speed in R programming to create custom tools for analysis Sift through tons of crime and real estate data and analyze it using the tools built in the book Who This Book Is For This book is for ArcGIS developers who want to perform complex geographic analysis through the use of spatial statistics tools including ArcGIS and R. No knowledge of R is assumed. What You Will Learn Get to know how to measure geographic distributions Perform clustering analysis including hot spot and outlier analysis Conduct data conversion tasks using the Utilities toolset Understand how to use the tools provided by the Mapping Clusters toolset in the Spatial Statistics Toolbox Get to grips with the basics of R for performing spatial statistical programming Create custom ArcGIS tools with R and ArcGIS Bridge Understand the application of Spatial Statistics tools and the R programming language through case studies In Detail Spatial statistics has the potential to provide insight that is not otherwise available through traditional GIS tools. This book is designed to introduce you to the use of spatial statistics so you can solve complex geographic analysis. The book begins by introducing you to the many spatial statistics tools available in ArcGIS. You will learn how to analyze patterns, map clusters, and model spatial relationships with these tools. Further on, you will explore how to extend the spatial statistics tools currently available in ArcGIS, and use the R programming language to create custom tools in ArcGIS through the ArcGIS Bridge using real-world examples. At the end of the book, you will be presented with two exciting case studies where you will be able to practically apply all your learning to analyze and gain insights into real estate data. Style and approach Filled with live examples that you can code along with, this book will show you different methods and techniques to effectively analyze spatial data with ArcGIS and the R language. The exciting case studies at the end will help you immediately put your learning to practice.
Get the very most out of the ArcGIS for Desktop products through ArcObjects and .NET ArcGIS for Desktop is a powerful suite of software tools for creating and using maps, compiling, analyzing and sharing geographic information, using maps and geographic information in applications, and managing geographic databases. But getting the hang of ArcGIS for Desktop can be a bit tricky, even for experienced programmers. Core components of ArcGIS platform is called ArcObjects. This book first introduce you the whole ArcGIS platform and the opportunities for development using various programming languages. Then it focuses on ArcGIS for Desktop applications and makes you familiar with ArcObjects from .NET point of view. Whether you are an ArcGIS user with no background in programming or a programmer without experience with the ArcGIS platform, this book arms you with everything you need to get going with ArcGIS for Desktop development using .NET?right away. Written by a leading expert in geospatial information system design and development, it provides concise, step-by-step guidance, illustrated with best-practices examples, along with plenty of ready-to-use source code. In no time you?ll progress from .NET programming basics to understanding the full suite of ArcGIS tools and artefacts to customising and building your own commands, tools and extensions?all the way through application deployment. Among other things, you?ll learn to: Object-Oriented and Interface-based programming in .NET (C# and VB.NET) Finding relationship between classes and interfaces using object model diagrams Querying data Visualizing geographical data using various rendering Creating various kinds of Desktop Add-Ins Performing foreground and background geoprocessing Learn how to improve your productivity with ArcGIS for Desktop and Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development Using .NET
If you are a web developer working with geospatial concepts and mapping APIs, and you want to learn Leaflet to create mapping solutions, this book is for you. You need to have a basic knowledge of working with JavaScript and performing web application development.
One skill that’s essential for any professional JavaScript developer is the ability to write testable code. This book shows you what writing and maintaining testable JavaScript for the client- or server-side actually entails, whether you’re creating a new application or rewriting legacy code. From methods to reduce code complexity to unit testing, code coverage, debugging, and automation, you’ll learn a holistic approach for writing JavaScript code that you and your colleagues can easily fix and maintain going forward. Testing JavaScript code is complicated. This book helps experienced JavaScript developers simply the process considerably. Get an overview of Agile, test-driven development, and behavior-driven development Use patterns from static languages and standards-based JavaScript to reduce code complexity Learn the advantages of event-based architectures, including modularity, loose coupling, and reusability Explore tools for writing and running unit tests at the functional and application level Generate code coverage to measure the scope and effectiveness of your tests Conduct integration, performance, and load testing, using Selenium or CasperJS Use tools for in-browser, Node.js, mobile, and production debugging Understand what, when, and how to automate your development processes
“Hellmann’s writing has become an indispensable resource for me and many others as it fills a critical gap in Python Documentation with examples.” — Jesse Noller, Python Core Developer and PSF Board Member Master the Powerful Python Standard Library through Real Code Examples The Python Standard Library contains hundreds of modules for interacting with the operating system, interpreter, and Internet—all extensively tested and ready to jump-start your application development. The Python Standard Library by Example introduces virtually every important area of the Python 2.7 library through concise, stand-alone source code/output examples, designed for easy learning and reuse. Building on his popular Python Module of the Week blog series, author and Python expert Doug Hellmann focuses on “showing” not “telling.” He explains code behavior through downloadable examples that fully demonstrate each feature. You’ll find practical code for working with text, data types, algorithms, math, file systems, networking, the Internet, XML, email, cryptography, concurrency, runtime and language services, and much more. Each section fully covers one module, and links to valuable additional resources, making this book an ideal tutorial and reference. Coverage includes Manipulating text with string, textwrap, re, and difflib Implementing data structures: collections, array, queue, struct, copy, and more Reading, writing, and manipulating files and directories Regular expression pattern matching Exchanging data and providing for persistence Archiving and data compression Managing processes and threads Using application “building blocks”: parsing command-line options, prompting for passwords, scheduling events, and logging Testing, debugging, and compilation Controlling runtime configuration Using module and package utilities If you’re new to Python, this book will quickly give you access to a whole new world of functionality. If you’ve worked with Python before, you’ll discover new, powerful solutions and better ways to use the modules you’ve already tried.

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