Introduction to Web Development Using ArcGIS API for JavaScript

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What is this course about?

You will learn how to build, test, and deploy a web application using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and an ArcGIS for Developers account. This course focuses on functionality available with ArcGIS to incorporate ready-to-use content and online services that allow end users to query, visualise, analyse, and edit data in 2D and 3D.

This course is for: GIS professionals and others who want to develop custom web applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The target audience needs some basic knowledge of web development.

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Course details




3 days




Development and Scripting

Are there any prerequisites?

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Create apps that incorporate your organisation's web maps, web scenes, and layers
  • Display and render maps in both 2D and 3D
  • Include capabilities for end users to query map layers and perform spatial analysis
  • Develop and test application functionality using version 4 of ArcGIS API for JavaScript

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    Introduction to ArcGIS API for JavaScript

    • Building a Simple Web App
    • Anatomy of a Simple Web App - JavaScript

    Load a map into a web app

    • Workflow Key
    • Workflow Overview
    • Use a Working Example

    Work with GIS layers

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Layer - Data Type
    • Select an API Layer - Purpose

    Display maps with MapViews (2D)

    • Workflow Overview
    • MapViews (2D) and ViewPoints
    • SceneViews (3D) and ViewPoints

    Implement map widgets

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Widget - Purpose

    Visualise map features using renderers and symbols

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Renderer - Data Type
    • Symbols and Symbol Layers
    • Select an API Symbol - Purpose

    Perform searches in the map

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select a Search Source

    Perform queries in the map

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select a Query Type

    Perform GIS analysis

    • Workflow Overview
    • Identify Geoprocessing Service

    Perform geometry operations

    • Workflow Overview
    • Geometry Operations

    Apply a pop-up

    • Workflow Overview

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