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ArcGIS Web Development

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Summary

ArcGIS Web Development is an example-rich tutorial designed to teach developers to use the ArcGIS JavaScript API to build custom GIS web applications.

About the Technology

Now you can unshackle your GIS application from a workstation! Using the ArcGIS JavaScript API, developers can build mobile and web-based maps and applications driven by ArcGIS data and functionality. Experienced ArcGIS developers will find that the familiar development environment provides a smooth transition to the web. Web developers new to GIS will be pleased by how easily they can apply their existing skills to GIS applications.

About the Book

ArcGIS Web Development is an example-rich guide that teaches you to use the ArcGIS JavaScript API to build custom GIS web applications. The book begins with easy-to-follow examples that introduce readers to the ArcGIS JavaScript API and show how you can apply simple customizations. As the book progresses, you’ll explore a full-scale, web-mapping application. By the end you will be able to build web apps that have features you’d ordinarily expect to find only in dedicated GIS applications.

Written for web developers familiar with JavaScript and basic GIS concepts. Experience with ArcGIS is helpful, but not necessary.

What’s Inside

  • Build web-based GIS applications

  • Customize the ArcGIS Javascript API tools

  • Bring ArcGIS data to the web

  • Create secure logins for mobile app users

  • About the Author

    Rene Rubalcava is the cofounder of SmartGeoTech, Inc., a GIS development company specializing in Esri technologies.