Building web and mobile ArcGIS Server applications with by Eric Pimpler

By Eric Pimpler

Master the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, and construct interesting, customized internet and cellular GIS purposes with the ArcGIS Server

About This Book

  • Develop ArcGIS Server purposes with JavaScript, either for normal internet browsers in addition to the cellular platform
  • Acquire in-demand GIS talents sought by way of many employers
  • Step-by-step directions, examples, and hands-on perform designed that will help you study the foremost beneficial properties and layout concerns for development customized ArcGIS Server applications

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a net or cellular software developer, who desires to create GIS purposes on your respective platform, this e-book is perfect for you. you will want Java Script programming event to get the main out of this booklet. even though designed as an introductory to intermediate point ebook, it's going to even be helpful for extra complicated builders who're new to the subject of constructing purposes with ArcGIS Server.

What you'll Learn

  • Create maps on an online web page and upload dynamic and tiled layers
  • Add pix to maps
  • Use function layers to render beneficial properties within the browser
  • Incorporate widgets and toolbars that supply particular performance for your application
  • Perform spatial and characteristic queries
  • Access geoprocessing initiatives together with models
  • Geocode and opposite geocode addresses
  • Develop cellular GIS applications
  • Conduct community analysis

In Detail

ArcGIS Server is the prime software program for constructing either net and cellular GIS functions. there are many programming languages so that you can use to increase functions with ArcGIS Server together with JavaScript, Flex, and Silverlight. despite the fact that, the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is the popular means of constructing your customized purposes for ArcGIS Server because it can be utilized for either net and cellular program improvement. it is easy to take advantage of and does not require using a browser plugin.

This tutorial-based consultant offers you hands-on event in constructing customized internet and cellular ArcGIS Server purposes with step by step kind workouts. besides introducing you to the HTML/CSS/JavaScript expertise stack, you'll discover ways to upload intuitive geographic layers of data in your map, interactive question and reveal of spatial information, upload person interface widgets, entry geoprocessing initiatives, and plenty of extra on your personal internet and cellular GIS applications.

With this sensible, hands-on advisor, it is possible for you to to advance fully-functional on-line GIS purposes with ArcGIS Server utilizing the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. After developing your personal map, you are going to discover tips on how to upload geographic layers from various resources together with tiled and dynamic map providers, upload images to the map, and flow geographic positive factors to the browser utilizing a FeatureLayer.

Most purposes contain the categorical functionalities carried out by means of ArcGIS Server as projects. you will use a number of the initiatives supplied by way of ArcGIS Server together with spatial and characteristic queries, id of positive factors, discovering positive aspects by means of characteristic, and extra. Geocoding and geoprocessing initiatives are lined in-depth that will help you accomplish your activity in GIS. eventually, you are going to examine simply how effortless it's to combine ArcGIS.com content material into your customized constructed applications.

This finished consultant fast advances via probing programmatic suggestions for development net and cellular GIS purposes in order to make software improvement much easier!

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