Intro to ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript


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Intro to ArcGIS API 4 for JavaScript

About the Book

Early access, this book is currently a work in progress!

Get in depth with the latest version of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and learn how to incoroprate awesome maps with your applications. You'll learn about Maps relate to Views, how to master Accessors and Promises. You'll learn how to work with Scenes and modify the camera!

About the Author

Rene Rubalcava
Rene Rubalcava

Rene Rubalcava has been working with Esri technologies since coverages were the in thing and command line ruled the landscape. He's been working wtih web mapping technologies and developing applications for years, mostly using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.

When he's not writing code, he's thinking about it.

He also maintains a weekly blog at!

Table of Contents

  • Intro to ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4
    • Where to get it
    • Key Concepts
    • Things you need to know
    • AMD
    • Resources
  • Getting Started
    • How about that dojoConfig
    • AMD and Packages
    • Summary
  • Maps and Views
    • Map is container, View is the display
    • WebMaps
    • LayerViews
    • Layers
    • Portal API
    • Summary
  • API Core Fundamentals
    • Accessors
    • Autocasting
    • Extending Accessor
    • Collections
    • Promises
    • Summary
  • Scenes
    • SceneView
    • Local Scenes
    • Summary
  • Popup
    • Fields and Aliases
    • MediaInfos
    • Custom Actions
    • Summary
  • Widgets
    • Prerequisites
    • Building a custom widget
    • Summary

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