• ArcGIS JavaScript API V4 & Uploading a File to a Geoprocessing Service

    Hello,   Recently I needed to upload a file to a geoprocessing service using the ArcGIS JavaScript API V4 but had trouble finding a concise road map on how to achieve this. After knocking my knees on the un...
  • Realistic Waters Effects in JavaScript Web Apps

    At last year's Developer Summit, Jesse van den Kieboom demonstrated how realistic water effects can be applied to a JavaScript based web application (see slides, demo and source).  The Prototy...
    dlaw-esristaff
    created by dlaw-esristaff
  • Quick Look at View Models

    So last week at DevSummit, there was a lot of solid information being dropped as to the new ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0 features and capabilities. Let me tell ya, there's a lot of cool stuff to look forward to! ...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • DIY Editing

    So I've talked a lot about the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0beta1 a lot recently. I've proclaimed my love of Accessors, and I think Promises are groovy. There's a the whole new concept of separating the map and the vi...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Thinking in modules

    A while ago I wrote an article on how to Embrace your AMD modules. A couple of questions popped up on seeing examples of how to do so, using best practices and recommended ways of working with modules. So I thought I ...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • EsriUC for developers

      So you're a developer at the EsriUC. Don't worry, sessions may not be as abundant as Developer Summit, but there are some things you may be interested in.   Go to the agenda and use the search and type i...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Blend all the things

      The 3.14 release for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript was released today. You can read the announcement here and of course the documentation is updated here. There's some really cool stuff in this release and lot...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Take your JavaScript Up a Notch

    I'm going to assume you are currently building apps with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript or you plan to. Maybe you've been doing stuff in Flex or Silverlight and you've put off the switch until now.  wanted to addr...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Store Your Selections

    Every once in a while you may get an odd request from your users on features they would like added to an application. They might want to integrate some wacky API or work completely offline, neither of these things mig...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Keeping Promises

      Maybe you've heard of them, but weren't quite sure what they are. You've undoubtedly been using them in your ArcGIS API for JavaScript development this whole time and didn't even know it. Maybe they are the ba...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Quick intro to dbind

    So all the cool kids on the block have data binding.You can do it in Angular, React, or Ember. In each of these cases you just kind of get data binding to the DOM out of the box. Dojo doesn't quite work that way. You ...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Be a drag

      Do you develop web apps that require editing? Maybe you have a feature that lets users add graphics to the map? Do you use the TemplatePicker to do your editing?   Why don't you try and spice things up ...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Where are you on the leaderboard? Join the 2015 GeoNet Contest

    The first 2015 semi-annual GeoNet contest is nearing completion with its end date on June 30, 2015. Prizes are being awarded to the top 10 members, and the standings are tight. I have extended the leaderboard to show ...
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    created by csergent08
  • Find the right layer in your Maps

    Recently I was asked about how one might go about working with finding layers in the map. This is one of those things that can be approached in different ways.   Manage layers (Tiled/Dynamic/Feature) added to ma...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • The roads to starting an ArcGIS JS API app

      If you are using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript to build a moderately sized application, you are probably building it from different modules. If that's the case, you are probably using a standard dojoConfig as ...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Be a Dojo developer and more

    Are you using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript on a regular basis? Do you want to take your development skills to the next level? Maybe you want to use the Web App Builder and create custom widgets. Maybe you're happy ju...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Attack the Polygon

    Every now and then a question comes up in the forum about how to do selections of geometries or graphics after they've run some sort of analysis, such as a buffer or drive-time. It makes sense, you've got this nice ne...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Dojo Bootstrap Modal, who needs popups

    A while back I did a post on my own blog on using Dojo Bootstrap with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I showed how you can incorporate it to do an autocomplete search that works pretty well and looks good. I've used Do...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • Using Domain values in your App

    So you're chugging away at your awesome ArcGIS JavaScript application. You have some nice custom tools in place, you may even have some search capabilities going on, this thing looks cool. You go to click on a feature...
    odoe
    created by odoe
  • How to make a ToC

    Ok, let's talk the ToC. Adding a Table of Contents/Legend widget to ArcGIS web maps is one of those things that unfortunately is a necessary evil. I really think you should strive to design your map and your applicat...
    odoe
    created by odoe