Python for ArcGIS

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Documentation and other resources for this ArcGIS capability can be accessed from, 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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  • Over the last couple of years, the team at Esri has been working hard at rolling out 3D capability across the ArcGIS platform. This created the groundwork for building 3D solutions that make it easier to start working in 3D. … Continue reading

  • At the Esri User Conference in San Diego last year, a small team of Esri engineers from the Python and Server teams huddled together with Scott Morehouse, who is one of the original designers of geographic information systems, to conceive what … Continue reading

  • The pre-conference (pre-con) workshops at the Esri Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs on Sunday, March 5th and Monday, March 6th are the best way to kick off the conference. What better way to ramp yourself up on Esri’s latest … Continue reading

  • Can your GIS talk? Does it say the right things? In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand … Continue reading

  • Conda and ArcGIS Pro (10/21/2016)

    Conda was first included in ArcGIS Pro 1.3 release.  It allows users to easily manage python packages and environments.  For the  1.4 release of Pro we are working on further improving how conda works with ArcGIS Pro. For those of you looking to get started with conda here are some interesting links. Intro to conda documentation – what is conda? We especially recommend the 30 […]