Can I use Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS to build web-mapping apps without using ArcGIS Online like ArcGIS Viewers for Silverlight and Flex? Or is it an ArcGIS Online-dependent application builder?
The answer is YES, IF the following conditions are meet.
Hope this clearly answers your question.
Currently the Web AppBuilder depends on a WebMap from AGOL. But there is a widget available to add your own map services along as your basemap comes from an AGOL web map.
Thank you Robert,
Can I install the builder on my machine to build the apps, or should I access my ArcGIS organizational account to build them?
Does the Web AppBuilder consume services published from ArcGIS Server? or just those hosted by ArcGIS Online
There is a Web AppBuilder Developer Version you can install on your local machine to build the apps.
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As I mention in my last reply Currently Web AppBuilder consumes a WebMap hosted by ArcGIS Online. But there is a widget available to add your own map services along as your basemap comes from an AGOL web map.
I got confused about your second answer, I used the map tab but seems that I cannot add any service published by ArcGIS Server, all the available options are for services from AGOL (please see the first screenshot).
In addition, I could not find any widget to add services (please see the second screenshot, do you mean the “map” tab in the first screenshots?)
Please provide me with a YES/NO answer to this question: Can I add a service published from ArcGIS Server to an app built with WebApp Builder?
What Robert Scheitlin meant was if you use the Web Application Builder - Developer addition you can then use a new custom widget that was announced earlier today here https://community.esri.com/message/448393?et=watches.email.thread#448393 . Since it's still new, many like me are probably just starting to test it out.
Per Adam Drackley , the author of the custom widget,
The LocalLayer Widget is intended to allow the direct addition of MapServices to an ArcGIS Web AppBuilder application, without needing to wrap the desired services in an ArcGIS Online/Portal Web Map
which is something that many of us want to do.
I hope this helps. Robert also has many custom widgets that will be worth your time to check out.
Edit: Web AppBuilder Custom Widgets is a place to check for custom widgets.
Thank you Rebeca for your prompt response,
I got this point, but still the second part of my question is not answered: Can I add services from ArcGIS Server to an application built with WebApp Builder for ArcGIS?
This is exactly what I wanted to know from the second part of my question.
Thank you in advance
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