Python for ArcGIS

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Documentation and other resources for this ArcGIS capability can be accessed from http://desktop.arcgis.com, a new site focused on ArcGIS for Desktop users. In about three weeks we will begin redirecting to that page. Documentation for 10.2x and earlier releases will continue to be accessible.

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  • With Superbowl 50 this weekend, we thought it would be fun to use Python to look back at last year’s Superbowl between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots and demonstrate how to create NFL drive charts in ArcGIS. A drive chart is a visual representation of a sequence of plays during a football game. […]

  • We expect DevSummit 2016 to be the biggest best one yet. The ArcGIS platform and its tools and capabilities for developers are larger and more powerful than ever before. DevSummit is a great time for product developers and engineers at … Continue reading

  • The Living Atlas of the World Web AppĀ has been updated with enhancements! In addition to the theme filter, you now have the ability to filter by item type and region, too. You’ll also notice new categories and subcategories under the … Continue reading

  • ArcGIS 10.4 prerelease software is now available for qualified customers. This prerelease software will allow you explore and test a variety of exciting new capabilities coming with ArcGIS 10.4 early next year, including publishing vector tile packages created with ArcGIS … Continue reading

  • Python is a highly efficient and intuitive language that is pervasive throughout the ArcGIS Platform, as well as the larger scientific community. I personally love writing Python code because you can build sophisticated scripts that accomplish a wide array of … Continue reading