Author Archives: Anthony Burgon

The New ArcGIS Runtime

MapObjects and ArcGIS Engine – and now ArcGIS Runtime

For those of you that have developed and still use MapObjects – it may very well be the time to say goodbye to your good old friend. Like many of you, I too have used MapObjects to great effect, doing simple things that enable people to do their work (mind you that was like in the 90’s). This also goes for ArcGIS Engine, though I personally have not developed any production systems with Engine. Continue reading

Technology Directions – Plenary

At the up and coming Technology Directions, we are going to be looking at 4 key areas of ArcGIS and the new 10 release;

–          What are the technology trends, current and emerging that affect us all

–          What are the patterns of use, when using GIS and Spatial Information

–          How does the ArcGIS 10 system enable you to take advantage of those trends and patterns of use, and

–          What are the things to think about in terms of using ArcGIS 10 in your organisation

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Esri Local Government User Group Meeting – August 2010

Last Friday (13th August), Jeremie Comarmond of Esri Australia and Susie Kempson of Melbourne City Council hosted the Esri LG meeting at the council offices of the City of Melbourne. There was a pretty large crew there, representing LGA’s from not only metro Melbourne, but also around the state.

The four main themes discussed were

–          3D

–          Data and Data Capture – 3D Point Clouds

–          GIS Applications, ArcGIS and Dekho

–          Base maps from MDS and Esri

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