The only book that teaches Python in conjunction with ArcGIS 10.1.
"Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a guide to help experienced users of ArcGIS for Desktop get started with Python scripting. This book teaches how to write Python code that works with spatial data to automate geoprocessing tasks in ArcGIS. Readers can thuslearn the skill set needed to create custom tools. Key topics in this book include Python language fundamentals, automating geoprocessing tasks,exploring and manipulating spatial data, working with geometries and rasters, map scripting, debugging and error handling, creating functions and classes, and creating and sharing script tools"--
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.
Workbook for learning how to use Python with ArcGIS for Desktop.
This book is written in a helpful, practical style with numerous hands-on recipes and chapters to help you save time and effort by using Python to power ArcGIS to create shortcuts, scripts, tools, and customizations."Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook" is written for GIS professionals who wish to revolutionize their ArcGIS workflow with Python. Basic Python or programming knowledge is essential(?).
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.
Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. A powerful programming language with high-level toolkits, Python is well suited to handling geo-spatial data. Teaching the fundamental programming constructs of Python, this book demonstrates Python’s integration with ArcGIS Theory and offers practical, hands-on computer exercises allowing readers to build their own mini-GIS. Comprehensive and engaging commentary, robust contents, accompanying datasets, and classroom tested exercises; this book promotes increased interactivity between instructor and student.
Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder teaches readers how to develop reusable geoprocessing workflows and run programs as models. Written for intermediate and advanced GIS users, Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder is the first reference book and workbook exclusively for ModelBuilderÖ, a visual programming technology available in ArcGIS« software. Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder presents basic and more complex concepts and demonstrates best practices through hands-on exercises. The book, divided into seven chapters addressing model basics, interactive models, flow of control, the modeling environment, multiple inputs, model iterations, Python« scripting, and building model documentation, fosters a comprehensive knowledge of ModelBuilder. Readers can use the concepts taught in the book to adapt the tools, scripts, and applications in ModelBuilder to their own areas of expertise. Like other books in the Esri Press Getting to Know series, Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder is designed to support students in the classroom as well as self-learners.
The book kicks off with the fundamentals of starting to use Python with ArcGIS, followed by recipes on managing map documents and layers, including how to find and fix broken data links in these files. In the second part of the book, you will learn to create custom geoprocessing tools and how to use the Attribute and Location tools to select specific features. The third part of the book covers topics for advanced users including the REST API, and also teaches you how to use Python with ArcGIS Pro. The book finishes with appendices covering how to automate Python scripts, and the five things that should be at the back of every GIS programmer's mind.
Scripting with Python makes you productive and increases the reliability of your scientific work. Here, the author teaches you how to develop tailored, flexible, and efficient working environments built from small programs (scripts) written in Python. The focus is on examples and applications of relevance to computational science: gluing existing applications and tools, e.g. for automating simulation, data analysis, and visualization; steering simulations and computational experiments; equipping programs with graphical user interfaces; making computational Web services; creating interactive interfaces with a Maple/Matlab-like syntax to numerical applications in C/C++ or Fortran; and building flexible object-oriented programming interfaces to existing C/C++ or Fortran libraries.
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
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Summary "Geoprocessing with Python" teaches you how to use the Python programming language, along with free and open source tools, to read, write, and process geospatial data. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology This book is about the science of reading, analyzing, and presenting geospatial data programmatically, using Python. Thanks to dozens of open source Python libraries and tools, you can take on professional geoprocessing tasks without investing in expensive proprietary packages like ArcGIS and MapInfo. The book shows you how. About the Book "Geoprocessing with Python" teaches you how to access available datasets to make maps or perform your own analyses using free tools like the GDAL, NumPy, and matplotlib Python modules. Through lots of hands-on examples, you ll master core practices like handling multiple vector file formats, editing geometries, applying spatial and attribute filters, working with projections, and performing basic analyses on vector data. The book also covers how to manipulate, resample, and analyze raster data, such as aerial photographs and digital elevation models. What's InsideGeoprocessing from the ground upRead, write, process, and analyze raster dataVisualize data with matplotlibWrite custom geoprocessing toolsThree additional appendixes available online About the Reader To read this book all you need is a basic knowledge of Python or a similar programming language. About the AuthorChris Garrard works as a developer for Utah State University and teaches a graduate course on Python programming for GIS. Table of ContentsIntroductionPython basicsReading and writing vector dataWorking with different vector file formatsFiltering data with OGRManipulating geometries with OGRVector analysis with OGRUsing spatial reference systemsReading and writing raster dataWorking with raster dataMap algebra with NumPy and SciPyMap classificationVisualizing data AppendixesA - InstallationB - ReferencesC - OGR - online onlyD - OSR - online onlyE - GDAL - online only"
Explore the robust features of Python to create real-world ArcGIS applications through exciting, hands-on projects About This Book Get to grips with the big world of Python add-ins and wxPython in GUI development to implement their features in your application Integrate advanced Python libraries, ArcPy mapping, and data access module techniques to develop a mapping application Construct a top-notch intermediate-to-advanced project by accessing ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online resources through the ArcGIS REST API using a project-based approach Who This Book Is For If you have prior experience building simple apps with ArcGIS and now have a fancy for developing a more challenging and complex desktop application in ArcGIS, then this book is ideal for you. What You Will Learn Automate the creation of creative output data visualizations including maps, charts, and graphs Explore ways to use the ArcPy Mapping module and Data-driven Pages to automate the creation of map books in your own project Develop applications that use the Plotly platform and library to create stunning charts and graphs that can be integrated into ArcGIS Desktop Build tools that access REST services and download data to a local geodatabase Design, build, and integrate advanced GUIs with wxPython and ArcGIS Desktop in ArcGIS Get clued up about constructing applications that export data to Google Earth Pro to automate time-consuming complex processes Maximize the access of ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online using the ArcGIS REST API with Python In Detail This book is an immersive guide to take your ArcGIS Desktop application development skills to the next level It starts off by providing detailed description and examples of how to create ArcGIS Desktop Python toolboxes that will serve as containers for many of the applications that you will build. We provide several practical projects that involve building a local area/community map and extracting wildfire data. You will then learn how to build tools that can access data from ArcGIS Server using the ArcGIS REST API. Furthermore, we deal with the integration of additional open source Python libraries into your applications, which will help you chart and graph advanced GUI development; read and write JSON, CSV, and XML format data sources; write outputs to Google Earth Pro, and more. Along the way, you will be introduced to advanced ArcPy Mapping and ArcPy Data Access module techniques and use data-driven Pages to automate the creation of map books. Finally, you will learn advanced techniques to work with video and social media feeds. By the end of the book, you will have your own desktop application without having spent too much time learning sophisticated theory. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow, project-based guide that guides you through the whole ArcGIS theme with practical, real-world examples and a systematic approach.
Full-color maps highlight this volume that shows how GIS users around the globe contribute ever-increasing amounts of data and other resources to help achieve sustainable development and a more hopeful future.
This is a tutorial-style book that helps you to perform Geospatial and GIS analysis with Python and its tools/libraries. This book will first introduce various Python-related tools/packages in the initial chapters before moving towards practical usage, examples, and implementation in specialized kinds of Geospatial data analysis.This book is for anyone who wants to understand digital mapping and analysis and who uses Python or another scripting language for automation or crunching data manually.This book primarily targets Python developers, researchers, and analysts who want to perform Geospatial, modeling, and GIS analysis with Python.
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A Python Primer for ArcGIS(r) Workbook III (3 of 3) The automation of geoprocessing tasks is a common practice among GIS professionals. Python is the standard programming language for ArcGIS and other fields such as remote sensing, GPS, spatial modeling, and statistical analysis. A Python Primer for ArcGIS(r) Workbook series combines fundamental Python programming structures to help professionals automate common geoprocessing functions. Thorough explanations of programming concepts are included along with user-friendly demonstrations that enable readers to develop programs on their own. In addition, chapters contain exercises and questions that aid in the application of each chapter's highlighted principles. Workbook III completes the Workbook series by focusing on Python functions, creating custom Python script tools, Python Add-ins, and script automation. Workbook I provides a practical introduction using Python for ArcGIS geoprocessing. Readers will learn some Python basics ending with writing a simple geoprocessing script. Workbook II contains coding strategies for common GIS tasks and processes. Workbook I can be ordered here: https://www.createspace.com/5205001 Workbook II can be ordered here:https://www.createspace.com/5215222 Follow for changes, updates, and new material: Blog: http://education.urbandalespatial.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/urbandalegis
Learn how to confidently install, configure, secure, and fully utilize your ArcGIS Enterprise system. About This Book Install and configure the components of ArcGIS Enterprise to meet your organization's requirements Administer all aspects of ArcGIS Enterprise through user interfaces and APIs Optimize and Secure ArcGIS Enterprise to make it run efficiently and effectively Who This Book Is For This book will be geared toward senior GIS analysts, GIS managers, GIS administrators, DBAs, GIS architects, and GIS engineers that need to install, configure, and administer ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1. What You Will Learn Effectively install and configure ArcGIS Enterprise, including the Enterprise geodatabase, ArcGIS Server, and Portal for ArcGIS Incorporate different methodologies to manage and publish services Utilize the security methods available in ArcGIS Enterprise Use Python and Python libraries from Esri to automate administrative tasks Identify the common pitfalls and errors to get your system back up and running quickly from an outage In Detail ArcGIS Enterprise, the next evolution of the ArcGIS Server product line, is a full-featured mapping and analytics platform. It includes a powerful GIS web services server and a dedicated Web GIS infrastructure for organizing and sharing your work. You will learn how to first install ArcGIS Enterprise to then plan, design, and finally publish and consume GIS services. You will install and configure an Enterprise geodatabase and learn how to administer ArcGIS Server, Portal, and Data Store through user interfaces, the REST API, and Python scripts. This book starts off by explaining how ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1 is different from earlier versions of ArcGIS Server and covers the installation of all the components required for ArcGIS Enterprise. We then move on to geodatabase administration and content publication, where you will learn how to use ArcGIS Server Manager to view the server logs, stop and start services, publish services, define users and roles for security, and perform other administrative tasks. You will also learn how to apply security mechanisms on ArcGIS Enterprise and safely expose services to the public in a secure manner. Finally, you'll use the RESTful administrator API to automate server management tasks using the Python scripting language. You'll learn all the best practices and troubleshooting methods to streamline the management of all the interconnected parts of ArcGIS Enterprise. Style and approach The book takes a pragmatic approach, starting with installation & configuration of ArcGIS Enterprise to finally building a robust GIS web infrastructure for your organization.
The new third edition of Getting to Know Web GIS is a step-by-step workbook on how to build web GIS applications using the latest Esri technology, including smart mapping, AppStudio, ArcGIS Pro, and Scene services. As presented in this book, the technologies are easy to apply, current, and holistic.