Configuring VS Code for ArcPy/ArcGIS Pro development

Recently, I have found myself using Esri's ArcGIS Pro and its companion Python package, ArcPy, more and more often. For the unfamiliar, this is geographic information system (GIS) software, primarily used to visualize and analyze geographic data. Python is commonly used to automate these analysis tasks within the software, and ArcPy exposes programmatic access to … Continue reading Configuring VS Code for ArcPy/ArcGIS Pro development

Photos from the 2022 Esri User Conference

This summer I was fortunate enough to attend Esri's annual User Conference (known commonly as the β€œUC”), held from July 11 - 15, 2022 in San Diego, California. I have attended this conference several times in the past, and this year's User Conference was this first in-person since 2019 due to COVID-19 precautions. The event … Continue reading Photos from the 2022 Esri User Conference

Angular + ArcGIS API for JavaScript: A unit testing strategy using dependency injection and the facade pattern

Visit this repository for a complete working example of the code referenced in this post:https://github.com/mfcallahan/angular-cli-esri-map-unit-testing The working application is deployed here:https://mfcallahan.github.io/angular-cli-esri-map-unit-testing If you have used the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, you may recall that it is built on top of the Dojo Toolkit, using their Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) format to load the various modules … Continue reading Angular + ArcGIS API for JavaScript: A unit testing strategy using dependency injection and the facade pattern