Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases

Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783988657

Category: Computers

Page: 158

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This is a solution-based book, showcasing the real power of ArcGIS Geodatabase by following a real-world, example-based approach. This book is aimed at geospatial developers who want to work with ArcGIS geodatabases as well as manage them. Having knowledge of building a geodatabase from scratch isn't a must; Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases is ideal for those who want to use ArcGIS geodatabase for the first time, or for those who want to migrate from their existing legacy database to a geodatabase.

Learning ArcGIS for Desktop

Author: Daniela Cristiana Docan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782175393

Category: Computers

Page: 344

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Create, analyze, and map your spatial data with ArcGIS for Desktop About This Book Learn how to use ArcGIS for Desktop to create and manage geographic data, perform vector and raster analysis, design maps, and share your results Solve real-world problems and share your valuable results using the powerful instruments of ArcGIS for Desktop Step-by-step tutorials cover the main editing, analyzing, and mapping tools in ArcGIS for Desktop Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for those who want to learn how to use the most important component of Esri's ArcGIS platform, ArcGIS for Desktop. It would be helpful to have a bit of familiarity with the basic concepts of GIS. Even if you have no prior GIS experience, this book will get you up and running quickly. What You Will Learn Understand the functionality of ArcGIS for Desktop applications Explore coordinate reference system concepts and work with different map projections Create, populate, and document a file geodatabase Manage, create, and edit feature shapes and attributes Built automate analysis workfl ows with ModelBuilder Apply basic principles of map design to create good-looking maps Analyze raster and three-dimensional data with the Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst extensions In Detail ArcGIS for Desktop is one of the main components of the ESRI ArcGIS platform used to support decision making and solve real-world mapping problems. Learning ArcGIS for Desktop is a tutorial-based guide that provides a practical experience for those who are interested in start working with ArcGIS. The first five chapters cover the basic concepts of working with the File Geodatabase, as well as editing and symbolizing geospatial data. Then, the book focuses on planning and performing spatial analysis on vector and raster data using the geoprocessing and modeling tools. Finally, the basic principles of cartography design will be used to create a quality map that presents the information that resulted from the spatial analysis previously performed. To keep you learning throughout the chapters, all exercises have partial and final results stored in the dataset that accompanies the book. Finally, the book offers more than it promises by using the ArcGIS Online component in the tutorials as source of background data and for results sharing Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide is full of hands-on exercises that use open and free geospatial datasets. The basic features of the ArcGIS for Desktop are explained in a step-by-step style.

Learning ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET

Author: Ron Vincent

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785884670

Category: Computers

Page: 358

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Learn how to build native, cross-platform mapping apps with this comprehensive and practical guide, using the MVVM pattern About This Book Enhance the user experience with the power of ArcGIS runtime SDK for .NET. This clear, well segregated book has all the information you need on ArcGIS Runtime SDK. Just name it—this book has it! This highly practical book empowers you to build your own custom application! Get to know the inner details of ArcGIS Runtime SDK from our experts, in this book written by Ron Vincent, with 24 years' experience in the GIS industry and many in GIS training. Who This Book Is For This book caters to long-term users of Esri's technologies that are new to mobile development or are transitioning from older Esri technologies such as ArcGIS Engine. It is also for users who are unfamiliar with Esri or GIS and are in need of a mapping solution for either their desktop or a mobile platform, or both. The book requires knowledge of .NET. What You Will Learn Understand and implement the MVVM pattern using MVVM Light Create and add layers from offline and online resources such as ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS for Server Create a 2D or 3D map and decide what kind of symbology to use Symbolize the layers based on the geometry Search and find objects in the layers Geocode an address and create a route using an address Edit layer objects from online content and offline content Test the application using test-driven development and then build and release the application for the intended audience In Detail ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) that enables you to work with maps and geographic information. It can be used to create and utilize maps, compile geographic data, analyze mapped information, share and discover geographic information and manage geographic information in a database. This book starts by showing you where ArcGIS Runtime fits within Esri's overall platform strategy. You'll create an initial map using the SDK, then use it to get an understanding of the MVVM model. You'll find out about the different kinds of layers and start adding layers, and you'll learn to transform maps into a 3D scene. The next chapters will help you comprehend and extract information contained in the maps using co-ordinates and layer objects. Towards the end, you will learn to set the symbology, decide whether to use 2D or 3D, see how to implement 2D or 3D, and learn to search and find objects. You'll also get to grips with many other standard features of the Application Programming Interface (API), including create applications and finally testing, licensing, and deploying them. Once completed, you will be able to meet most of the common requirements of any mapping application for desktop or mobile platforms. Style and approach This comprehensive book takes a completely practical approach, where every chapter explains the important concepts and demonstrates a practical application of them in a hands-on manner.

ArcGIS By Example

Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283170

Category: Computers

Page: 258

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Develop three engaging ArcGIS applications to address your real-world mapping scenarios About This Book Design, build and run ArcGIS applications using ArcObjects SDK Extend ArcGIS objects and use add -ins to deploy applications on top of ArcGIS An example-centric practical guide to help you understand mapping scenarios with ArcGIS Who This Book Is For If you are an application developer and wish to enhance your skills for the GIS domain with ArcGIS, then this book is for you. Previous experience with ArcGIS is not required. What You Will Learn Use essential ArcGIS code to query geodatabases Communicate with ArcGIS maps, with the help of critical designing and optimisation tips Highlight and interact with objects on your map Query ArcGIS geodatabases with related data to display your information on ArcGIS Edit your underlying geodatabase Explore strategies for the adaptation of various types of spatial analysis techniques into the GIS framework Analyze tools for Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing Experience ArcGIS's advanced tools for manipulation of shapefiles and geodatabases In Detail ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is considered the turnkey solution to creating and sharing interactive maps. ArcGIS is designed to work the way you work. With nothing to install and set up, ArcGIS helps you make your work productive from day one. The book covers the design and development of three ArcGIS applications to guide the readers in crafting their own GIS solution as per their requirements. The book begins by giving you a refresher on the concepts of ArcGIS. Without wasting any time, you'll begin with developing your first ArcGIS application. You will be developing a cell tower analysis tool. Following this, you will be guided through mapping signal strength and real - time manoeuvring in your GIS system. You will then move on to the second application of the book: a restaurant mapping system. The application will allow tourists to browse restaurants on a map, according to their preferences. Next, you will learn how to work with reviews and ratings and also cover some of the advanced searching options offered by ArcGIS. You will then make use of advanced ArcObjects to develop your third application: an excavation planning manager. The book will conclude by teaching you how work out excavation cost calculations and also saving and retrieving your excavation designs. Style and approach The book offers an enhanced way of learning ArcGIS, through the design and development of three applications throughout its length. In addition to this the book also covers features that you can add to your application as you develop each one covered in the book.

Designing Geodatabases

Case Studies in GIS Data Modeling

Author: David Arctur,Michael Zeiler

Publisher: ESRI, Inc.

ISBN: 9781589480216

Category: Computers

Page: 393

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This guide to creating a dynamic GIS data model helps database managers design a schema that has comprehensive and descriptive query definitions, a user-friendly cartographic display, and increased performance standards. The five steps for taking a data model through its conceptual, logical, and physical phases, including modeling the user's view, defining objects and relationships, selecting geographic representations, matching geodatabase elements, and organizing the geodatabase structure are studied in detail. A look at nine decision points that deal with concerns common to all data modeling exercises, such as validating feature geometries, modeling linear networks, managing raster data, and labeling map features help database managers fine-tune their GIS data models. Several design models for a variety of applications are considered including addresses and locations, census units and boundaries, stream and river networks, and topography and the base map.

Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS

A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS

Author: Michael D. Kennedy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111833034X

Category: Science

Page: 672

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An integrated approach that combines essential GIS background with a practical workbook on applying the principles in ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGISintegrates a broad introduction to GIS with a software-specific workbook for Esri's ArcGIS. Where most courses make do using two separate texts, one covering GIS and another the software, this book enables students and instructors to use a single text with an integrated approach covering both in one volume with a common vocabulary and instructional style. This revised edition focuses on the latest software updates—ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1. In addition to its already successful coverage, the book allows students to experience publishing maps on the Internet through new exercises, and introduces the idea of programming in the language Esri has chosen for applications (i.e., Python). A DVD is packaged with the book, as in prior editions, containing data for working out all of the exercises. This complete, user-friendly coursebook: Is updated for the latest ArcGIS releases—ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Introduces the central concepts of GIS and topics needed to understand spatial information analysis Provides a considerable ability to operate important tools in ArcGIS Demonstrates new capabilities of ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Provides a basis for the advanced study of GIS and the study of the newly emerging field of GIScience Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS, Third Edition is the ideal guide for undergraduate students taking courses such as Introduction to GIS, Fundamentals of GIS, and Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop. It is also an important guide for professionals looking to update their skills for ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1.

Administering ArcGIS for Server

Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178217737X

Category: Computers

Page: 246

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This book is a practical, step-by-step tutorial providing a complete reference guide to the setup, installation, and administration of ArcGIS Server technology. If you are a GIS user, analyst, DBA, or programmer with a basic knowledge of ESRI GIS, then this book is for you.

Learning ArcGIS Pro

Author: Tripp Corbin, GISP

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785289888

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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Create, analyze, maintain, and share 2D and 3D maps with the powerful tools of ArcGIS Pro About This Book Visualize GIS data in 2D and 3D maps Create GIS projects for quick and easy access to data, maps, and analysis tools A practical guide that helps to import maps, globes, and scenes from ArcMap, ArcScene, or ArcGlobe Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone wishing to learn how ArcGIS Pro can be used to create maps and perform geospatial analysis. It will be especially helpful for those that have used ArcMap and ArcCatalog in the past and are looking to migrate to Esri's newest desktop GIS solution. Though previous GIS experience is not required, you must have a solid foundation using Microsoft Windows. It is also helpful if you understand how to manage folders and files within the Microsoft Windows environment. What You Will Learn Install ArcGIS Pro and assign Licenses to users in your organization Navigate and use the ArcGIS Pro ribbon interface to create maps and perform analysis Create and manage ArcGIS Pro GIS Projects Create 2D and 3D maps to visualize and analyze data Author map layouts using cartographic tools and best practices to show off the results of your analysis and maps Import existing map documents, scenes, and globes into your new ArcGIS Pro projects quickly Create standardized workflows using Tasks Automate analysis and processes using ModelBuilder and Python In Detail ArcGIS Pro is Esri's newest desktop GIS application with powerful tools for visualizing, maintaining, and analyzing data. ArcGIS Pro makes use of the modern ribbon interface and 64-bit processing to increase the speed and efficiency of using GIS. It allows users to create amazing maps in both 2D and 3D quickly and easily. This book will take you from software installation to performing geospatial analysis. It is packed with how-to's for a host of commonly-performed tasks. You will start by learning how to download and install the software including hardware limitations and recommendations. Then you are exposed to the new Ribbon interface and how its smart design can make finding tools easier. After you are exposed to the new interface, you are walked through the steps to create a new GIS Project to provide quick access to project resources. With a project created, you will learn how to construct 2D and 3D maps including how to add layers, adjust symbology, and control labeling. Next you will learn how to access and use analysis tools to help you answer real-world questions. Lastly, you will learn how processes can be automated and standardized in ArcGIS Pro using Tasks, Models, and Python Scripts. This book will provide an invaluable resource for all those seeking to use ArcGIS Pro as their primary GIS application or for those looking to migrate from ArcMap and ArcCatalog. Style and approach This book includes detailed explanations of the GIS functionality and workflows in ArcGIS Pro. These are supported by easy-to-follow exercises that will help you gain an understanding of how to use ArcGIS Pro to perform a range of tasks.

Building Web Applications with ArcGIS

Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783552964

Category: Computers

Page: 138

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If you are a GIS user or a web programmer, this book is for you. This book is also intended for all those who have basic web development knowledge with no prior experience of ArcGIS and are keen on venturing into the world of ArcGIS technology. The book will equip you with the skills to comfortably start your own ArcGIS web development project.

Learning ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET

Author: Ron Vincent

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785884670

Category: Computers

Page: 358

View: 359

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Learn how to build native, cross-platform mapping apps with this comprehensive and practical guide, using the MVVM pattern About This Book Enhance the user experience with the power of ArcGIS runtime SDK for .NET. This clear, well segregated book has all the information you need on ArcGIS Runtime SDK. Just name it—this book has it! This highly practical book empowers you to build your own custom application! Get to know the inner details of ArcGIS Runtime SDK from our experts, in this book written by Ron Vincent, with 24 years' experience in the GIS industry and many in GIS training. Who This Book Is For This book caters to long-term users of Esri's technologies that are new to mobile development or are transitioning from older Esri technologies such as ArcGIS Engine. It is also for users who are unfamiliar with Esri or GIS and are in need of a mapping solution for either their desktop or a mobile platform, or both. The book requires knowledge of .NET. What You Will Learn Understand and implement the MVVM pattern using MVVM Light Create and add layers from offline and online resources such as ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS for Server Create a 2D or 3D map and decide what kind of symbology to use Symbolize the layers based on the geometry Search and find objects in the layers Geocode an address and create a route using an address Edit layer objects from online content and offline content Test the application using test-driven development and then build and release the application for the intended audience In Detail ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) that enables you to work with maps and geographic information. It can be used to create and utilize maps, compile geographic data, analyze mapped information, share and discover geographic information and manage geographic information in a database. This book starts by showing you where ArcGIS Runtime fits within Esri's overall platform strategy. You'll create an initial map using the SDK, then use it to get an understanding of the MVVM model. You'll find out about the different kinds of layers and start adding layers, and you'll learn to transform maps into a 3D scene. The next chapters will help you comprehend and extract information contained in the maps using co-ordinates and layer objects. Towards the end, you will learn to set the symbology, decide whether to use 2D or 3D, see how to implement 2D or 3D, and learn to search and find objects. You'll also get to grips with many other standard features of the Application Programming Interface (API), including create applications and finally testing, licensing, and deploying them. Once completed, you will be able to meet most of the common requirements of any mapping application for desktop or mobile platforms. Style and approach This comprehensive book takes a completely practical approach, where every chapter explains the important concepts and demonstrates a practical application of them in a hands-on manner.

Modeling Our World

The ESRI Guide to Geodatabase Design

Author: Michael Zeiler

Publisher: ESRI, Inc.

ISBN: 9781879102620

Category: Computers

Page: 199

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Geographic data models are digital frameworks that describe the location and characteristics of things in the world around us. With a geographic information system, we can use these models as lenses to see, interpret, and analyze the infinite complexity of our natural and man-made environments. With the geodatabase, a new geographic data model introduced with ArcInfo 8, you can extend significantly the level of detail and range of accuracy with which you can model geographic reality in a database environment.

Building Web Applications with ArcGIS

Author: Hussein Nasser

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783552964

Category: Computers

Page: 138

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If you are a GIS user or a web programmer, this book is for you. This book is also intended for all those who have basic web development knowledge with no prior experience of ArcGIS and are keen on venturing into the world of ArcGIS technology. The book will equip you with the skills to comfortably start your own ArcGIS web development project.

Building a Geodatabase

GIS by ESRI

Author: Andrew MacDonald

Publisher: Esri Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 481

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The ESRI ArcGIS Desktop products -- ArcView, ArcEditor, and ArcInfo -- enable users to create and manage a geodatabase, the world's most advanced spatial object-oriented data model. ArcView enables users to create and manage simple features (points, lines, and polygons) in a personal geodatabase. ArcEditor and ArcInfo support full read-and-write access to any geodatabase. The key advantage of this data model is that it allows you to easily build intelligent models of spatial systems. You can assign behaviors to individual features, define relationships between classes of features, create business rules, and apply high-level topological models without any programming. You are also free to extend the geodatabase model and object behaviors without limits by using any Component Object Model (COM)-compliant programming language. Building a Geodatabase introduces you to geodatabase concepts and shows you how to implement geographic database designs. Whether you are importing existing data or building a new geodatabase from scratch, this book makes it easy to find a task and work through the steps to get it done. Begin by following the quick-start tutorial to get an overview of how to create and edit a geodatabase, and then actually create your first geodatabase. If you prefer, jump right in and experiment with geodatabases on your own. When you have questions, you'll find concise, step-by-step answers inside, fully illustrated to help you complete a task. Book jacket.

Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development using .NET

Author: Pouria Amirian

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118442555

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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Get the very most out of the ArcGIS for Desktop products through ArcObjects and .NET ArcGIS for Desktop is a powerful suite of software tools for creating and using maps, compiling, analyzing and sharing geographic information, using maps and geographic information in applications, and managing geographic databases. But getting the hang of ArcGIS for Desktop can be a bit tricky, even for experienced programmers. Core components of ArcGIS platform is called ArcObjects. This book first introduce you the whole ArcGIS platform and the opportunities for development using various programming languages. Then it focuses on ArcGIS for Desktop applications and makes you familiar with ArcObjects from .NET point of view. Whether you are an ArcGIS user with no background in programming or a programmer without experience with the ArcGIS platform, this book arms you with everything you need to get going with ArcGIS for Desktop development using .NET?right away. Written by a leading expert in geospatial information system design and development, it provides concise, step-by-step guidance, illustrated with best-practices examples, along with plenty of ready-to-use source code. In no time you?ll progress from .NET programming basics to understanding the full suite of ArcGIS tools and artefacts to customising and building your own commands, tools and extensions?all the way through application deployment. Among other things, you?ll learn to: Object-Oriented and Interface-based programming in .NET (C# and VB.NET) Finding relationship between classes and interfaces using object model diagrams Querying data Visualizing geographical data using various rendering Creating various kinds of Desktop Add-Ins Performing foreground and background geoprocessing Learn how to improve your productivity with ArcGIS for Desktop and Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development Using .NET

Developing Mobile Web ArcGIS Applications

Author: Matthew Sheehan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784392006

Category: Computers

Page: 156

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This guide is invaluable to those just starting out with GIS development but will also benefit GIS professionals wishing to expand their development skills to include mobile apps.

Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop

Author: Michael Law,Amy Collins

Publisher: Getting to Know Arcgis

ISBN: 9781589485105

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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Becoming the go-to person for ArcGIS Desktop? Start here.

ArcPy and ArcGIS – Geospatial Analysis with Python

Author: Silas Toms

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783988673

Category: Computers

Page: 224

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If you are a GIS student or professional who needs an understanding of how to use ArcPy to reduce repetitive tasks and perform analysis faster, this book is for you. It is also a valuable book for Python programmers who want to understand how to automate geospatial analyses.

Mastering ArcGIS

Author: Maribeth Price

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259598454

Category: Science

Page: 624

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Price: Mastering ArcGIS is an introductory GIS text that is designed to offer everything you need to master the basic elements of GIS. The author's step-by-step approach helps students negotiate the challenging tasks involved in learning sophisticated GIS software. An innovative and unique feature of Mastering ArcGIS is its accompanying narrated video clips that show students exactly how to perform chapter tutorials before attempting an exercise on their own.

Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop

Basics of ArcView, ArcEditor, and ArcInfo

Author: N.A

Publisher: Esri Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 592

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Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, Second Edition Updated for ArcGIS 9.3 contains introductory concepts followed by scripted software exercises that reinforce an understanding of the conceptual material presented. This format encourages readers to acquire functional GIS skills in a variety of areas. Offering the most comprehensive overview of ArcGIS 9.3 available on the market today, Getting to Know ArcGIS is valuable as both a classroom text and as a manual for individuals learning ArcGIS.