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Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript

Turn Awesome Maps into Awesome Apps

Authors: Rubalcava, Rene

  • The first and only book on the new version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript
  • Covers all the core concepts and fundamental knowledge a developer can use to build interactive mapping applications
  • Provides a series of samples the reader can use to leverage the API for their own applications.
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3282-8
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Softcover $34.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3281-1
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About this book

Learn to use the ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript to build custom web mapping applications. This book teaches you to easily create interactive displays of geographic information that you can use to tell stories and answer questions. 

Version 4 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduces new patterns and fundamental concepts, including 3D mapping capabilities. You will learn the fundamentals of using the API in order to get the most out of it. Covering key concepts and how different components work together, you will also learn how to take advantage of the Widget framework built into the API to build your own reusable widgets for your own ArcGIS JSAPI applications.

Including a series of samples you can use to leverage the API for your own applications, Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript helps you take your existing knowledge of JavaScript to a new level, and add new features to your app libraries.

What You'll Learn

  • Create both 2D and 3D custom web mapping applications
  • Work with popups and custom widgets
  • Leverage the ArcGIS platform in your applications
  • Utilize custom visualizations

Who This Book Is For

Developers who need to learn the ArcGIS JSAPI for work or school. 

Those with some JavaScript experience; GIS or mapping experience is not required. 

About the authors

Rene Rubalcava has been working in the field of GIS about 15 years now and has been developing custom applications for most of that time. He managed custom GIS development for the LA County Sanitation Districts, has done some consulting and freelancing over the years, and has been working for Esri since 2015. He works on the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and other projects. He maintains a blog, ODE.net, on spatial development, particularly focused on the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, and he runs an active YouTube channel. He also wrote a book on the previous version of the API, ArcGIS Web Development (Manning, 2014).

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Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3282-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $34.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3281-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introducing ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript
Book Subtitle
Turn Awesome Maps into Awesome Apps
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Rene Rubalcava
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3282-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3282-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3281-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 135
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 illustrations in colour
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