By Paul A. Zandbergen
Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro is the definitive, easy-to-follow guide to writing Python code with spatial data in ArcGIS Pro—and is beneficial whether you’re new to programming or not. The book starts with the fundamentals of Python programming and then dives into how to write useful Python scripts that work with spatial data in ArcGIS Pro. Readers learn how to execute the tools in Python, describe data, and manipulate and create data in addition to a number of more specialized tasks. Some of the key topics covered in the book include the following:
- Automating geoprocessing tasks
- Exploring and manipulating spatial and tabular data
- Working with geometries and rasters
- Map scripting
- Debugging and error handling
- Creating functions and classes
- Making and sharing script tools
- ArcPy and ArcGIS API for Python
Helpful points to remember, key terms, and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce readers’ understanding of Python, and corresponding data and exercises are available online. So learn the versatility of Python coding and increase your productivity in ArcGIS Pro with Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro. June 2020, 430 pp. E-book ISBN: 9781589485006 and paperback ISBN: 9781589484993.
By Esri Press
Foreword by Jane Goodall
In Women and GIS: Stars of Spatial Science, Volume 2, readers will find the true and inspiring stories of 30 remarkable women who aimed for the stars and created a better world. As science, technology, education, and mathematics (STEM) continue to advance and shape people’s understanding of the world, so, too, do women who take charge and use new research and methodologies to make big changes. The diverse women profiled in the second volume of the Women and GIS series have used a combination of maps, analysis, and GIS to overcome obstacles and challenges and become leaders in STEM. From planetary scientists and civil engineers to entrepreneurs and urban planners, the strong, passionate women in this volume will undoubtedly serve as mentors and guides for readers who are in the midst of developing their own life stories and discovering their potential in STEM. April 2020, 250 pp. E-book ISBN: 9781589485952 and paperback ISBN: 9781589485945.