What's new in ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight 3.0
The ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight 3.0 release is now available. This topic provides information on the updates and enhancements between 1.0.1 and 3.0.
Updates and enhancements
The following updates and enhancements are included in the ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight 3.0:
- Update to version number—The ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight version number has been updated from 1.0.1 to 3.0 to match the ArcGIS API for Silverlight 3.0 release.
- In-place upgrade to 3.0—Seamlessly upgrade to ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight 3.0 without uninstalling the previous version.
- Support for high-quality printing using ArcGIS
for Server 10.1—ArcGIS Viewer for
now uses the Export Web Map Task
for advanced printing functionality. The Print tool can also be configured with a custom print service and proxy url.
- Measure Tool—A new Measure Tool allows users to measure map features as well as graphics they draw on the map.
- Bookmarks Tool—A new Bookmarks Tool allows you to setup spatial bookmarks for your ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight applications. The Bookmarks tool allows application designers to pre-configure bookmarked locations for end users of Viewer applications.
- Configurable Search tool—The Search tool is now configurable and allows you to plug-in any ArcGIS Server Locator
service for the Places search. Additionally, you can include or exclude Places, ArcGIS Online, and Web
searches from search tools as you see fit.
- Improved support for using a proxy server—You can now define a Proxy URL in the Application Builder settings that can be used by the Print tool, Geoprocessing tasks, Basemaps, and when adding layers from an ArcGIS Server instance. This proxy URL is also accessible to developers through the Extensibility API
- The entire source code for the Print, Search, Bookmarks, and Measure Tools has been made publicly available on ArcGIS Online. These provide developers with real-world, production-quality examples of add-ins built using the Extensibility API.
- Extensibility API enhancements—Developers now have programmatic access to the ArcGIS Online or Portal instance being used in the Viewer, as well as the Viewer's proxy URL, if defined.
- Many bug fixes and quality improvements