Expand What You Know: App Builders

You’ve heard it before. You can build web apps without doing any coding. You don’t have to be a developer. You don’t have to be a designer. You don’t even have to be a map expert. So what do you need to make amazing and useful apps? Take an hour to watch a recorded technical session and get insider tips about creating configurable apps, designing Story Maps, or using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.

Create Your Own Configurable Apps

Configurable apps are the fastest and easiest way to share your map as a web app. Esri’s Kelly Hutchins, Bern Szukalski, and Ian Wittenmyer show the variety of apps and configurable options you can choose depending on who’s going to use your app, what you want them to do with it, and how you want it to look. They also explain how to build custom app templates for your organization.

Design Story Maps to Change Hearts and Minds

Learn how to engage and inspire your audience with Story Maps. Cartographic product engineers Jennifer Bell and John Nelson demonstrate best practices for effective planning, thoughtful narratives, and eye-catching cartography and design. You’ll also learn tips for modifying Story Map templates.

Get to Know Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS is a widely popular way to create apps that work across all devices. See what you’ve been missing with an introduction to Web AppBuilder from lead product engineer Jianxia Song and product manager Derek Law. And to ease you into the session, Derek shows some funny road signs.

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This is the second of a three-part series highlighting Esri UC 2017 tech session videos. The first article covers smart mapping, Living Atlas content, and custom basemaps. The third article covers security and administration.

About the author

Molly Zurn has been a product engineer with Esri since 2000. She's currently the writing lead for ArcGIS documentation. She's passionate about helping users make great maps. She also loves ski mountaineering, trail running, and English Pointers.

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