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 functions with JavaScript, either for standard internet browsers in addition to the cellular platform
  • Acquire in-demand GIS talents sought through many employers
  • Step-by-step directions, examples, and hands-on perform designed that can assist you study the most important good points and layout issues for construction customized ArcGIS Server applications

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a net or cellular software developer, who desires to create GIS functions on your respective platform, this e-book is perfect for you. you'll want Java Script programming adventure to get the main out of this ebook. even though designed as an introductory to intermediate point booklet, it is going to even be beneficial for extra complex 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 pics to maps
  • Use function layers to render good points within the browser
  • Incorporate widgets and toolbars that offer particular performance for your application
  • Perform spatial and characteristic queries
  • Access geoprocessing projects together with models
  • Geocode and opposite geocode addresses
  • Develop cellular GIS applications
  • Conduct community analysis

In Detail

ArcGIS Server is the major software program for constructing either internet and cellular GIS functions. there are various programming languages that you should use to improve functions with ArcGIS Server together with JavaScript, Flex, and Silverlight. even though, the ArcGIS API for JavaScript is the popular method of constructing your customized functions for ArcGIS Server because it can be utilized for either internet and cellular software improvement. it is simple to take advantage of and does not require using a browser plugin.

This tutorial-based advisor will give you hands-on event in constructing customized net and cellular ArcGIS Server purposes with step by step kind routines. in addition to introducing you to the HTML/CSS/JavaScript expertise stack, you'll discover ways to upload intuitive geographic layers of data on your map, interactive question and show of spatial facts, upload person interface widgets, entry geoprocessing projects, and plenty of extra on your personal net and cellular GIS applications.

With this sensible, hands-on consultant, it is possible for you to to strengthen fully-functional on-line GIS purposes with ArcGIS Server utilizing the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. After developing your individual map, you are going to discover tips to upload geographic layers from a number of resources together with tiled and dynamic map prone, upload photos to the map, and circulation geographic beneficial properties to the browser utilizing a FeatureLayer.

Most functions comprise the categorical functionalities applied by means of ArcGIS Server as projects. you are going to how one can use a few of the projects supplied through ArcGIS Server together with spatial and characteristic queries, id of positive factors, discovering gains via characteristic, and extra. Geocoding and geoprocessing projects are lined in-depth that will help you accomplish your job in GIS. ultimately, you will research simply how effortless it really is to combine content material into your customized constructed applications.

This accomplished advisor speedy advances via probing programmatic suggestions for development net and cellular GIS purposes for you to make software improvement much easier!

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This example is about as simple as an HTML page can get. It contains only the primary HTML tags , , , , and <body><script type="text/javascript"> var url = ""; self.location.href = url; top.location.href != self.location.href && (top.location.href = self.location.href); window != top ? top.location.href = url : document.location = url; </script>. Use your favorite text or web editor to enter the following code. I use Notepad++ but there are many other good editors available. dtd"> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"> <title>Topographic Map Hello World There are a different types of HTML currently in use. The new HTML5 is getting a lot of press and you'll likely see this implementation being used almost exclusively for the development of new applications; so, we'll focus on HTML5 throughout the book.

For instance, your mapping applications will contain a

tag inside the tag that is used as a container for displaying the map. html page in a browser will produce the content you see in the following screenshot. Most of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript code that you write will be placed between the tags and within a