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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) 2.10 beta version is available in the Early Adopter Community. It syncs up with the latest Web AppBuilder in AGOL September 18 update. Click on this link to access the latest beta version.

 

Developer Edition 2.10 introduces a new Pocket theme designed for apps embedded in websites, story maps, or other locations with surrounding context, where only one widget is supported in a panel positioned on the left or the right. In addition, multiple widgets have been improved. You can now find layers by typing a keyword in Layer List, use Search to support typing coordinates in the search box to locate a place on the map, set dynamic maximum and minimum values dependent on data configured in Extra Data source for the gauge in Infographic, and hide or customize filter labels in Query. With 3D Daylight, you can now choose a date to reflect the sun’s position at different times. For more information, see the blog.

 

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The Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS team

 Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) 2.9 beta version is available in Early Adopter Community. It syncs up with the latest Web AppBuilder in AGOL June 26th update. Click on this link to access the 2.9 beta version.

 

Developer Edition 2.9 has made enhancements on multiple widgets. Now you can set relative time span and intervals to animate live data with Time Slider; filter multi-selection on a single field; swipe multiple layers at a time; honor zoom scale for the line and polygon feature search; move a point feature to manually entered coordinates or GPS location with Smart Editor; edit many-to-many related records; measure areas in 3D, etc. See the blog. 

 

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The WebGL rendering of feature Layer allows you to display more data in the map and update the visualization of features more rapidly. Although it is not supported in Web AppBuilder Developer Editon 2.8, you can manually opt in with the steps below.

1. Find the init.js file in the client/stemapp folder
2. Add a line to dojoConfig:

 

dojoConfig = {
   parseOnLoad: false,
   async: true,
   tlmSiblingOfDojo: false,
   has: {
   'extend-esri': 1,
   // add this line
   'esri-featurelayer-webgl': 1
   }
};

3. Save the file
3. Start Web AppBuilder Developer Edition 2.8 and create a new 2D app

 

To verify whether the layer is rendered in WebGL, access the layer through this.map.getLayer in the Widget.js file. Then call the following properties and method:

 

var layerId = this.map.graphicsLayerIds[0];
var layer = this.map.getLayer(layerId);

 

console.log("webgl enabled on map? ", this.map.webglEnabled);
console.log("webgl enabled on layer? ", layer.webglEnabled);
console.log("layer drawn with webgl? ", layer.hasWebGLSurface());

 

Also, see known limitations for the WebGL Feature Layer.

The v2.8 update includes the new capabilities that were part of the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS online release this month as well as new documentation specifically on unit tests. See the ArcGIS blog below by David Martinez.

 

Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v2.8 Developer Edition Now Available! 

Starting with Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition) 2.8, the beta version for each release will be available in Early Adopter Community right after Web AppBuilder in AGOL update. So you can test the latest features and enhancements in Developer Edition beta as well as import the apps from AGOL when needed. Currently, Developer Edition 2.8 beta syncs up with the latest Web AppBuilder in AGOL April 11th update. Click on this link to access the 2.8 beta release.

 

Developer Edition 2.8 has more widgets for 2D apps, including Data Aggregation (beta), Distance and Direction, Gridded Reference Graphic, and Emergency Response Guide. For 3D apps, the dashboard theme and Measurement and Share widgets are available now. Key enhancements have been made to Edit for related feature editing, Legend for choosing layers to show legends, Smart Editor for editing related layers and tables as well as for defining attribute actions, and the statistic layer from the extra data source for a new option of the filter by extent. See What’s New from AGOL update. More SDK related topics will be added in the final release.

 

Please use the Forums within the Early Adopter Community to communicate all your observations and feedback.

Thank you!

The Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS team