Mastering ArcGIS Server Development with JavaScript

by Ken Doman
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: September 18, 2015

ISBN: 9781784398811

Binding: Kobo eBook

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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 ...