Building Web Applications with ArcGIS

Build an engaging GIS Web application from scratch using ArcGIS

Building Web Applications with ArcGIS

Hussein Nasser

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Build an engaging GIS Web application from scratch using ArcGIS
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783552955
Paperback138 pages

Book Description

ArcGIS allows users to create rich maps and applications that interact with services hosted on ArcGIS for Server and ArcGIS Online. This book will help you to understand the ArcGIS JavaScript API in a fun way while building a real-life project.

This book revolves around a fictional project called Bestaurants. The journey starts with a description of the project requirements before moving on to designing and sketching an interface of what the website will look like. Then, gradually with each chapter, you will add a single functionality until the full ArcGIS application is completed.

By the end of this book, you will have built an entire ArcGIS web application from scratch. An additional bonus appendix is included on how to build ArcGIS applications with ArcGIS Online–a new and extremely useful service offered by Esri.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Bestaurants Project
Getting started with Bestaurants
Bestaurants, the best restaurants in Belize
Installing ArcGIS software
Publishing a service in ArcGIS for Server
Testing the published service
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up the Basic Web Application
Setting up the web server
Setting up the ArcGIS web application
Customizing basic features
Summary
Chapter 3: Querying ArcGIS Services
Feature layers
Identifying restaurants
Using definition query to filter map
Searching and displaying restaurants by name
Summary
Chapter 4: Rich Content and Mobile Integration
Brief introduction to relationships
Working with Restaurants' rich content
Mobile integration
Summary
Chapter 5: Posting Reviews, Ratings, and Photos
Configuring enterprise Geodatabase
Publishing feature service
Adding ArcGIS's editing capabilities
The final touches
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Script essential ArcGIS JavaScript code to consume with ArcGIS services
  • Edit ArcGIS services by adding new records, update existing ones and upload attachments
  • Consume GIS services from multiple cross-platform endpoints that include mobile and tablet for field users
  • Query ArcGIS services with related data and display the information on your website
  • Communicate with the services to query, retrieve, and display the results
  • Use the ArcGIS JavaScript API to communicate with ArcGIS Online as a backend database
  • Test your website on mobile devices

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Bestaurants Project
Getting started with Bestaurants
Bestaurants, the best restaurants in Belize
Installing ArcGIS software
Publishing a service in ArcGIS for Server
Testing the published service
Summary
Chapter 2: Setting Up the Basic Web Application
Setting up the web server
Setting up the ArcGIS web application
Customizing basic features
Summary
Chapter 3: Querying ArcGIS Services
Feature layers
Identifying restaurants
Using definition query to filter map
Searching and displaying restaurants by name
Summary
Chapter 4: Rich Content and Mobile Integration
Brief introduction to relationships
Working with Restaurants' rich content
Mobile integration
Summary
Chapter 5: Posting Reviews, Ratings, and Photos
Configuring enterprise Geodatabase
Publishing feature service
Adding ArcGIS's editing capabilities
The final touches
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781783552955
Paperback138 pages
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