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Episode 4: Don’t Worry, Be Appy

Season 1 | Episode 4: Don’t Worry, Be Appy

Learn more about upcoming changes for web developers along with tips to optimize your viral ArcGIS Online apps  

The Spatial Report podcast returns with a couple of topics to help you navigate the ever-evolving world of web GIS.  Our GeoDeveloper Advocate, Maura Daffern joins us to break down everything you need to know about big changes coming for our web developer community. Then our ArcGIS Online GeoGeek, Carson Smulders drops by to help us understand what is going on behind the scenes with your viral apps. 

What's Making Us Mappy [01:36]  

Our hosts share one cool thing that is catching their eye in the world of ArcGIS.  

Mark gives flowers to the Data Engineering view in ArcGIS Pro that allows you to explore, visualize, clean and prepare your data for spatial analysis and mapping workflows in one easy place. 

Maggie sings the praises of enabling the Allow Dashboard Reset toggle button which returns ArcGIS Dashboards back to their original state after a viewer interacts with elements or makes selections.  

Inside the Arc [07:44]  

Feature interview that takes our audience inside an Esri product or capability.  

Earlier this spring, Esri announced the retirements of two of its more popular products for building web applications: ArcGIS API for JavaScript version 3.x and ArcGIS Web AppBuilder. We recognize this is big news as many of your web apps are built using these technologies. Let’s learn more about how this will impact you and what you need to do moving forward. 

Guest: Maura Daffern, GeoDeveloper Advocate at Esri Canada (LinkedIn)  

GeoGeeks [17:01]  

Rotation of Esri Canada panelists share what's new in ArcGIS technology.  

Our resident ArcGIS Online GeoGeek joins the pod to talk about what happens when your web app goes viral. We will cover what happens behind the scenes when an app receives additional volume, what configurations to consider when your app explodes in popularity, and what options are available for increasing the performance of your viral applications. 

Guest: Carson Smulders, ArcGIS Support Consultant for Esri Canada (LinkedIn) 

M versus M [25:04]  

Our hosts quiz each other about all things ArcGIS and GIS.  

On this edition of MvM, Maggie opens the history book to quiz Mark about historical moments in mapping, inspired by the book A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land

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