I have 3 layers:

  1. Tiled based map
  2. DynamicServiceLayer with ~1000 points
  3. Graphics layer with ~20 polygons

I really need the DynamicServiceLayer to be on top of the graphics layer (point must be on top of polygons), but I think it might not be possible - does the graphics layer always draw on top of all other layers? I tried to reorderLayers without success.

Anyone drawn a dynamic service on top of a graphics layer?

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Graphics layers and feature layers are always drawn on top of tiled and dynamic services. It is not possible to put a dynamic layer on top of a graphics or feature layer.

Have you tried displaying your point data as a feature layer? You could then put your point feature layer on top of your polygon graphics layer.

  • The problem is that I'm getting terrible performance in IE 8 when mapping ~1000 point in a graphic or feature layer. We decided to cluster the graphics...that solved the poor IE performance mostly. Hopefully the client likes clustering...
    – rgwozdz
    Feb 16, 2012 at 19:31
  • Do you have a link to your app? I'm curious to see how you implemented clustering. Feb 16, 2012 at 19:38

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