ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook by Daniela Cristiana Docan delivers detailed step-by-step technical instructions to help you get the most out of ArcGIS for Desktop. As a technical “cookbook”, it contains over 60 “recipes” to perform many common and advanced tasks in ArcGIS for Desktop. The book is available through Packt Publishing, and also on Amazon. […]
Recently, I downloaded the new Visual Studio Code from Microsoft. You know, the company famous for software wonders such as SharePoint, Excel, and Internet Explorer 6. Well, they’re stepped into the Web IDE market with this new project, and they’re doing some surprising things with it. First, they’re making it available for free. Second, they’ve
The road to my current career as a GIS Developer has not been a straight one. It’s actually closer to a traveling salesman problem. But everything I’ve done has provided that next step on my career path.
So, a month ago, the GIS Certificate Institute issued a news release detailing some up-coming changes to their GIS Professional certification (a.k.a. the GISP). Before, you needed a portfolio showing at least four years of experience in GIS, plus some education hours and your documented contributions to GIS. As of July 2015, applicants will also
Thoughts on how to bring small government websites into the mobile era When I used to work for city government, I was assigned a city truck. To say the truck was old was an understatement. It rattled and shook like a bad shopping cart. It only drove the speed limit while going downhill. The seats
ESRI has made testing an ArcGIS REST Service somewhat easy. The REST services provide plenty of data in HTML format, as well as forms for testing input. But, there are some improvements that we can make. I’ve created a set of tools to work with ArcGIS Server. Testing ArcGIS REST Services just got easier through
It’s well into 2014, and my blog has collected a bit of dust. So, I thought I should pull out the Swiffer and clean this puppy up. I’ve decided to give in to all the pressures of presenting well in an interwebz-related profession. So, for my first blog post in what I hope to be
Hey guys, Just letting you know that Packt Publishing is having a sale on their ebooks and videos. Unfortunately, it’s almost over (Ending July 5th). Here’s a link: http://bit.ly/VLyjh1