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What is the future of ArcGIS web development ? Is it JavaScript and HTML5? [closed]

I want to know about the future of ArcGIS web development; is it HTML5? I used to work with ArcObjects and .NET Web ADF so what is the best technology I must follow, especially when I know that ...
2
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2answers
693 views

ArcGIS API JavaScript, Flex, and Silverlight updated comparision

Does anyone know of a site, blog, etc. that constantly updates a comparison between the various ArcGIS APIs for each new release of the API?
2
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2answers
393 views

Importing ALOHA plume .pas file in ArcGIS Server web API application

I want to import a .pas file (ALOHA plume file) in ArcGIS Server web API application (JavaScript/Silverlight/Flex). Has anyone tried this before? I am looking for some directions to achive the same. ...
3
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1answer
474 views

Is it possible to find the Map Services URLs used in ArcGIS Flex or Silverlight web applications?

With the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API, you can find the URLs in the map services in the source code. Do the Flex and Silverlight APIs completely obfuscate the map services URLs? As an example, the ...
7
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2answers
486 views

How “complex” should a JavaScript map become? When does a plugin make more sense?

Background: A client is looking to upgrade an ancient ArcIMS site, which is quite complex. It has a table of contents, the ability to change symbology on-the-fly, print the map, use spatial ...
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6answers
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ArcGIS Web APIs: What are the differences?

Esri currently offers 3 different web API's that can be freely downloaded. Are they all equal? If not, what are the relative strengths/weaknesses of each of these API's?