curtinproperties

ArcGIS beginner - need direction

Discussion created by curtinproperties on Sep 6, 2011
Latest reply on Sep 7, 2011 by curtinproperties
I'd like to build an online application which will display buildings facilities and access points. To start with I'd like to build a little prototype using arcViewer, so the elements dont need to be dynamic just yet. Can anyone explain the process to me taking into account the following:

Creating the map in arcViewer - I've done this, made up a few little test elements placed on individual layers and I can output that as a little interactive map no problems.

What I'd like to do now is progress that to making the map interactive. adding the ability to turn those layers on and off if needs be.

I've looked into this via the resource centre and the code is pretty straight forward:

http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/help/jssamples_start.htm?ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

Where I stumble is at defining the "layer"  in  "ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer" from what I've gathered I may need ArcGIS Server in order to do this? I'm a little unsure here guys?

Is there a way for me to find the test map I created in ArcGIS Viewer and grab the "Layer link" so I can start controlling the visibility of those layers? If you could even point to me to a similiar thread that would be appreciated to.

Thanks in advance.

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