Esri Geonews: Numerous ArcGIS Online Updates, Esri Maps for Office 2.0 Released, and more

Here's the recent Esri-related geonews in batch mode.

From official sources:

  • Here's a list of What’s New in ArcGIS Online for March, a lot of new features
  • There's also new data, DigitalGlobe and community imagery added to the World Imagery map and new updates to the Ocean Basemap
  • Crowdsourcing works for Esri too, New community contributions added to the World Topographic Map and a second entry on the same topic and other contributions
  • Other related additions include using Bing basemaps in ArcGIS Online and using Stamen and MapBox tilesets as basemaps in ArcGIS
  • Here's the announcement of Esri Maps for Office 2.0 Released: "Esri Maps for Office is a powerful add-in for Microsoft Office that brings the capabilities of Esri’s mapping platform to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint users."
  • Amongst updates, ArcGIS API for JavaScript Version 3.4 Released and if Flex is not dead for you, ArcGIS for Flex 3.2 Released
  • Three new beta SDK available: ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Windows Store apps Beta is available, the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt 10.2 beta is now available and the new ArcGIS Runtime SDK for OS X Beta is available
  • And if the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS is of interest to you, there's the MapKit 2 ArcGIS Project on GitHub

From other sources:

  • Directions Mag offers an article named Esri Certification Exams - Are you ready?
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