Explore Open.

(Hint, with Esri the possibilities are endless.)

Esri supports a bunch of ways to explore using Open Data, Open Standards, Open Source, and Open Community. Designed for freedom and flexibility, ArcGIS makes it easy to understand, customize, share, and connect with people like you.

Open Data

Drive innovation.

ArcGIS Online makes it easy to share your data and discover open data from users all across the world. Discover, explore, and reuse to your heart's content.


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Open Standards

Interoperability enables you to use the applications that work for you while collaborating with the rest of the community. Learn more about our support for using and creating content through open standards, such as OGC.

Open Source

Have an idea for an app?

Explore our open-source code that gives you the freedom to build and customize applications to fit your needs. Integrated with our platform, you can focus on your app and rely on us
for the rest.



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Esri is now on GitHub.

Browse our open-source code and get started quickly using the ArcGIS platform. Check out samples, templates, viewers, and solutions built with a variety of languages and APIs.



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GeoNet

Open Community
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Forums

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Blogs

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GeoDev Meet Ups

Open Community
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Ideas Portal

Open Community
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DevSummit

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Open Community

It's all about people.

The GIS community is made up of vibrant, passionate people
eager to work together to solve the world's most important
issues. Join the conversation in person or online and share your experiences and ideas.

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