Best Solution To Deploy for Mobile Use for a Beginner

Discussion created by yeel on May 1, 2014
Latest reply on Jul 23, 2014 by yeel
Hi there,

My organization wants to create a few maps that will be interactive and viewable via phones (android, iphones,etc) and ipads.

We already have a solution using Geocortex (Silverlight) for browser which cannot display on most devices.
I've been looking into HTML5, Javascript and ArcGIS Online.

What I need is something that displays nicely for mobile use and that is easy to set up.

I do not come from a Comp Sci or development background so if there's already an existing interface that makes it easily to display for mobile I'd prefer that rather than messing with code.
The map would contain point features with hopefully a pop-up containing a picture and a short description of the property.

I'm pretty computer savvy but I'd like this to be as painless as possible.

Are there any other interfaces that exist that make this easier?

edit: The mobile map will be only for viewing purposing, no editing or capture

As an added bonus (but not mandatory), I've been looking into Story Maps and plan on using one in the future, specifically the Short List. However, I don't see this working out for a mobile device as its ery picture heavy and would crowd the display. If anyone has any other alternative ideas I'm open to them!