In the last weeks Directions Magazine began adding infographics to the types of media we curate. These graphic representations of data and ideas are among the hottest things in the media today. Should geospatial professionals consider them as tools? Should the media build or share them? What are their pros and cons?
The newest release of ArcGIS API for Silverlight supports the latest ArcGIS Online enhancements, Visual Studio 2012, and more. The free API lets you develop custom web mapping applications on the Microsoft Silverlight platform and integrate them with Visual Studio and Expression Blend. For more information and to download, visit esri.com/silverlight.
Google announced new location services APIs, a new Google Maps and a visual refresh for Google Maps at Google I/O last week. There was lots of descriptive coverage from the mainstream and tech press. But there was very little response from the geospatial community - except from Esri. Who should or should not be excited about the new Google Maps and APIs?