Here’s something pretty nifty for those of you heading off to the 2015 ESRIUC in San Diego, a venue Story Map in 3D. Wander the virtual San Diego Convention Center and see exactly where the plenary session is located, the Map gallery, you can even locate where the yoga takes place! Spin the map around, tilt it, and view the entire Convention Center in wonderful 3D – it really is awesome!!
Here’s a handy eBook from our friends at Safe Software – Beginner’s Guide to Open Data.
Learn how to be successful with your open data portal. Download the eBook for examples of top open data sites, tips on managing your data, a look at available open data solutions, and much more. Get the eBook
Do you love animating data, creating science apps, or taking macrophotographs? In the Visualization Challenge, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Popular Science, your handiwork can receive its due glory and win you cash prizes. Contest winners will be announced in February 2016, and will be featured in the March issue of Popular Science, on popsci.com and nsf.gov/news/vizzies.
Some week-end or late night reading tips here along with several resources that a coder or would-be coder might find handy to have in the library… Enjoy!
Here’s a tip off about a useful resource you might wish to add to your iPad library, a cookbook of tips and coding strategies to help you get up and running with the popular web programming language, html5.
This 66 page help document provides numerous useful html5 resources including code and instructions to help with dropdown menus, audio player functionality, working with graphics and animations, offline web apps, geolocation, form validation and more.
You Esri app developers, take note that the App Challenge is ending Monday. Esri is offering up some nice prize money ($10K, $2K, $1K) to the top apps. Entries will be accepted until Monday, April 27 5 PM PDT with winners being announced May 11.
A challenge to developers from Esri designed to encourage Geo devs to build a great mapping app – enter the Esri DataViz App Challenge. From Esri… Esri challenges any and all geo developers to make brilliant, interactive, meaningful mapping applications that showcase the data visualization power of ArcGIS.
Competition closes April 27, 2015
Would be coders, hackers, mashup artists and others are honing their coding skills, many of them brushing up on Java and Java Script. A number of free toolkits, guides, white papers and other learning aids are available to take advantage of including the following:
Java 8 Features: With no doubts, Java 8 release is the greatest thing in the Java world since Java 5 (released quite a while ago, back in 2004). It brings tons of new features to the Java as a language, its compiler, libraries, tools and the JVM (Java virtual machine) itself. In this guide we are going to take a look at all these changes and demonstrate the different usage scenarios on real examples
A tip for developers, would-be developers, mashup artists, coders, students and others from the BC Government – What if brilliant developers could use real-time data feeds to create mobile phone transit apps to locate moving buses?