What’s New in the ArcGIS Pro SDK 2.2

ArcGIS Pro 2.2 is now available, and included are many new updates to the ArcGIS Pro SDK.   Information on installing and upgrading to the latest SDK can be found in this ProGuide.

Some of the 2.2 SDK update highlights include:

API updates

New classes and methods for customizing Pro in the areas of:

For a full listing of all the API changes, see the “What’s New for Developers at 2.2” page in the Pro API reference.

New code samples and documentation

The SDK team has developed several new samples, and updated concept and guide documentation, which can be found at the community samples site and the SDK documentation site.

There are now 135 Pro SDK community samples on GitHub.  The samples are ready-to-run Visual Studio solutions which illustrate many of the SDK coding patterns, and they are organized by topic area.  Each sample includes a short set of walk-through steps to get it started.

Some of the new samples include:

The new Edit Events Sample, illustrates how to create a dockpane which listens and displays the results of editing Row, Completing, and Completed events.


Another new sample, Datastores, Definitions and Datasets, demonstrates the use of the Geodatabase API to retrieve metadata from a set of data sources.


Finally, for those of you heading to the Esri User Conference, plan to drop by the ArcGIS Pro Area in the Esri Expo to see demonstrations of ArcGIS Pro and the Pro SDK, and discuss more about the 2.2 updates with the team!

About the author

Chris is a product manager on the ArcGIS Desktop Team, focused on the ArcGIS Pro SDK and helping users achieve their Pro customization goals.

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