Advanced Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro

By Paul A. Zandbergen

Advanced Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro is the easy-to-follow guide to writing specialized Python scripts and developing tools for spatial data in ArcGIS Pro.

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Ready for something more complex? An easy-to-follow guide to writing specialized Python scripts and developing tools for spatial data in ArcGIS Pro.

Advanced Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro builds on Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro (Esri Press, 2020). Learn how to create a geoprocessing tool out of your script and automate tasks in ArcGIS Pro, how to share your tools with others, as well as master a number of more specialized tasks.

Some of the key topics you will learn include:

  • Writing specialized scripts using ArcPy
  • Creating Python script tools
  • Writing Python toolboxes 
  • Sharing scripts and tools 
  • Managing Python packages and environments 
  • Creating custom functions and classes 
  • Migrating scripts and tools from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro 
  • NumPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib 
  • ArcGIS API for Python and Jupyter Notebook 

Helpful “points to remember,” key terms, and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of Python. Companion data and exercises are available online. 

Advanced Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro is perfect for more experienced developers who are looking to upgrade their skills.

Paul A. Zandbergen
Dr. Paul A. Zandbergen is a professor in the GIS program at Vancouver Island University. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters. He is the author of Python Scripting for ArcGIS, published in 2013 with Esri Press. 

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