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The Data Visualization App Challenge Is On!

Who doesn’t love a beautiful map that tells a great story, helps solve a complex problem, and provides even more value just a click or zoom away? That’s the power of data visualization, and we love it as much as you do!

We’ve been enhancing the ArcGIS platform by adding smart mapping functionality to ArcGIS Online making it easier than ever to create engaging mapping applications that go well beyond just presenting data.

And whether you’re a new or seasoned map maker, we’ve got an extra incentive for you to make your best mapping app yet…

Enter our Esri Data Visualization App Challenge!

Submit your visually stunning mapping app by April 27th at 5 pm PDT and you could win cold hard cash or the equivalent in Esri software:

For all the contest details including inspirational ideas, go here. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ping us at We’ll notify the winners on May 11th.

Esri's Data Visualization App Challenge

For some guidance on how to incorporate data visualization functionality using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, check out these posts on getting started, showing data by size, color, and unique value, plus enhancement options.

Also, be sure to take advantage of all the app development resources available to you at ArcGIS for Developers.

Happy visualizing, and good luck!

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