5 Things I Hate About the ArcGIS Javascript API

Building a mapping application with ESRI’s Javascript API is a lot of fun. But it can also be a real pain. Here are five things that absolutely drive me crazy when writing an ArcGIS Javascript map. 1. It is based on Dojo. It’s probably just my lack of Javascript programming sophistication but I find Dojo […]

Add Custom Color Ramps To ArcGIS From The ESRI Mapping Center

This post references ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 10.0. While the steps listed might work in previous versions of ArcMap, it is not guaranteed. When you have a continuous raster such as a DEMĀ in ArcGIS, you will likely want to adjust its color ramp to better highlight elevation changes. The default color ramps suffice for a majority […]