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An all-in-one start up kit to author, manage, and administer ArcGIS geodatabases







About This Book

  • Covers the basics of building Geodatabases, using ArcGIS, from scratch
  • Model the Geodatabase to an optimal state using the various optimization techniques
  • Packed with real-world examples showcasing ArcGIS Geodatabase to build mapping applications in web, desktop, and mobile

Who This Book Is For

This book is aimed at geospatial developers who want to work with ArcGIS geodatabases as well as manage them. Having knowledge of building a geodatabase from scratch isn't a must; Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases is ideal for those who want to use ArcGIS geodatabase for the first time, or for those who want to migrate from their existing legacy database to a geodatabase.

What You Will Learn

  • Explore the benefits of geodatabases with practical illustrations
  • Work with geodatabase datasets covering feature classes, tables, relationship classes, coverage, and annotations
  • Model your geodatabase by creating a sturdy design that can sustain large edits and decrease maintenance
  • Discover various tools to optimize queries and response time, which will help you to fine-tune your geodatabase
  • Utilize Python scripting to author your geodatabase programmatically
  • Set up and configure a full-fledged networked enterprise geodatabase using ArcSDE technology
  • Add programming flavors to your geodatabase using Python

In Detail

ArcGIS is an industry standard for geospatial development and management. A geodatabase is the database used to store and manage the spatial data.
Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases offers a comprehensive working and practical experience for readers who are interested in knowing about ArcGIS. The initial chapters guide you through authoring geodatabases and creating a geodatabase schema and datasets. Then, the book focuses extensively on modeling and optimizing geodatabases.
Finally, you will be able to work comfortably with datasets, annotations, and relationship classes, making it easier to migrate from a legacy database to an ArcGIS geodatabase.

 




Administering ArcGIS for Server


Installing and configuring ArcGIS for Server to publish, optimize, and secure GIS services







About This Book

  • Configure ArcGIS for Server to achieve maximum performance and response time
  • Understand the product mechanics to build up good troubleshooting skills
  • Filled with practical exercises, examples, and code snippets to help facilitate your learning

Who This Book Is For

If you are a GIS user, analyst, DBA, or programmer with a basic knowledge of ESRI GIS, then this book is for you.

What You Will Learn

  • Design the architecture of ArcGIS for Server to meet your organization's requirements
  • Consume GIS services from multiple cross-platform endpoints including mobile and tablet for field users
  • Optimize ArcGIS for Server to make it run efficiently and effectively
  • Acquire troubleshooting skills by understanding how the technology mechanics work
  • Learn the concept of web services and the various types of GIS services available in ArcGIS for Server

In Detail

ArcGIS for Server is a new technology that has been developed to bring geographically-enabled information from multiple sources into one single platform and make it available for sharing services. Server supports many types of services, and the beauty of this technology is that it has an edge over other products, as the source of information can be directly plugged into Server without the need to change or migrate the existing infrastructure.
Administering ArcGIS for Server teaches you the mechanics of ArcGIS for Server, equipping you with the skills to not only install and configure Server, but to do it efficiently to achieve effective results. You will also learn how to plan, analyze, design, and finally publish and consume GIS services from various platforms including mobile and tablets.
We start by installing Server and authoring and consuming GIS services. We then move on to planning services before showing you how to optimize, secure, and debug them.
One of the hot topics in this book is the optimizing of GIS services, which will help you manage resources efficiently. You will also learn how to apply multiple security mechanisms on ArcGIS for Server and safely expose the services to the public in a secure manner.
Administering ArcGIS for Server will help you prepare a robust Server infrastructure for your organization.





ArcGIS By Example


Develop three engaging ArcGIS applications to address your real-world mapping scenarios






About This Book

  • Design, build and run ArcGIS applications using ArcObjects SDK
  • Extend ArcGIS objects and use add -ins to deploy applications on top of ArcGIS
  • An example-centric practical guide to help you understand mapping scenarios with ArcGIS

Who This Book Is For

If you are an application developer and wish to enhance your skills for the GIS domain with ArcGIS, then this book is for you. Previous experience with ArcGIS is not required.

What You Will Learn

  • Use essential ArcGIS code to query geodatabases
  • Communicate with ArcGIS maps, with the help of critical designing and optimization tips
  • Highlight and interact with objects on your map
  • Query ArcGIS geodatabases with related data to display your information on ArcGIS
  • Edit your underlying geodatabase
  • Explore strategies for the adaptation of various types of spatial analysis techniques into the GIS framework
  • Analyze tools for Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing
  • Experience ArcGIS's advanced tools for manipulation of shapefiles and geodatabases

In Detail

ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is considered the turnkey solution to creating and sharing interactive maps. ArcGIS is designed to work the way you work. With nothing to install and set up, ArcGIS helps you make your work productive from day one.
The book covers the design and development of three ArcGIS applications to guide the readers in crafting their own GIS solution as per their requirements. The book begins by giving you a refresher on the concepts of ArcGIS. Without wasting any time, you'll begin with developing your first ArcGIS application. You will be developing a cell tower analysis tool. Following this, you will be guided through mapping signal strength and real - time maneuvering in your GIS system. You will then move on to the second application of the book: a restaurant mapping system. The application will allow tourists to browse restaurants on a map, according to their preferences. Next, you will learn how to work with reviews and ratings and also cover some of the advanced searching options offered by ArcGIS. You will then make use of advanced ArcObjects to develop your third application: an excavation planning manager. The book will conclude by teaching you how work out excavation cost calculations and also saving and retrieving your excavation designs.

Style and approach

The book offers an enhanced way of learning ArcGIS, through the design and development of three applications throughout its length. In addition to this the book also covers features that you can add to your application as you develop each one covered in the book.




Building Web Applications with ArcGIS


Build an engaging GIS Web application from scratch using ArcGIS






About This Book

  • Learn how to design, build, and run high performance and interactive applications with the help of ArcGIS
  • Incorporate ArcGIS for Server services to allow end users to visualize, query, and edit GIS data using the ArcGIS JavaScript APIs
  • Step-by-step tutorial that teaches you how to design and customize a GIS web application from scratch

Who This Book Is For

If you are a GIS user or a web programmer, this book is for you. This book is also intended for all those who have basic web development knowledge with no prior experience of ArcGIS and are keen on venturing into the world of ArcGIS technology. The book will equip you with the skills to comfortably start your own ArcGIS web development project.

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

In Detail

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.