John Nelson

I have far too much fun looking for ways to understand and present data visually, hopefully driving product strategy and engaging users. I work in the ArcGIS Living Atlas team at Esri, pushing and pulling data in all sorts of absurd ways and then sharing the process. I also design user experiences for maps and apps. When I'm not doing those things, I'm chasing around toddlers and wrangling chickens, and generally getting into other ad-hoc adventures. Life is good. You might also like these Styles for ArcGIS Pro:

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How to make a QR code watermark tile layer for ArcGIS

Oh those sassy QR codes! Everything is just a scan away...

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How to add an inner glow to polygons with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Pictures strokes are here to save the day

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Easy vignette effect for ArcGIS Online and Pro maps

To better see, sometimes we need to un-see.

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Easy Landsat 9 Color-Combo and Pansharpening…with Blend Modes!

Landsat 9 imagery is here, just begging for you to grab it and start smashing bands together into a glorious full-color pansharpened image.

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How to hide, style, or add layers to a vector basemap

Want the bathymetry from the topo basemap and not any of the not-thymetry? Here's how to isolate! Then a ton of other stuff.

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Zoom. Enhance.

The ArcGIS API for JavaScript lets you do all manner of app/viz shenanigans.

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How to make weird trippy terraced contour line things

Contour lines rule. Here's how to punch them up with some insane hachure and shadow tricks.

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How to make those cool wood-cut terrain models

Here's how to use ArcGIS Pro to and Spatial Analyst to make a template for those charming little wooden terrain models.

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One Minute Map Hacks: 56-60

Really? How can there be this many hacks. Are they even hacks anymore or just micro-demos? SILENCE!

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