Getting to Know Web GIS, fifth edition

By Pinde Fu

Get the latest information about online GIS using ArcGIS apps and functionality with Getting to Know Web GIS, fifth edition.

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Get the latest information about online GIS using ArcGIS apps and functionality.

Capabilities of Web GIS keep expanding, and Getting to Know Web GIS, fifth edition, describes some of the most cutting-edge and exciting innovations. From publishing data as services and configuring engaging web and mobile apps to automation, scripting, and real-world applications, this book shares how to use the most current software and apps for using ArcGIS in the cloud.

In the newest edition of Getting to Know Web GIS, you can work with the latest releases of ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS StoryMaps, and ArcGIS mobile apps. You can experience ArcGIS Experience Builder, ArcGIS Field Maps, ArcGIS Instant Apps, ArcGIS Image for ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Mission, and the latest advances in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and tools for spatial data science. No programming is required, but you can learn more about Web GIS programming in this book using JavaScript, webhooks, and ArcGIS Arcade. 

Use the fifth edition to

  • Improve your online visual storytelling.
  • Work with 2D smart mapping and 3D web scenes.
  • Create informative web experiences and dashboards.
  • Support field operations and data collection using mobile apps.
  • Use new data science tools for spatial analysis and geoprocessing.
  • Detect objects using deep learning packages.
  • Program a triggered notification using a visual interface and more.

GIS expert, instructor, and author Pinde Fu provides lecture slides and additional resources in an online story using ArcGIS StoryMaps.

Today’s modern GIS is Web GIS—get onboard with one of the most interesting and creative areas of GIS.

Pinde Fu

Pinde Fu leads the ArcGIS Platform engineering team at Esri Professional Services and teaches at universities including Harvard University Extension School. His specialties include web and mobile GIS technologies and applications in various industries.

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