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Seeking training resources in Python as applied to geodatabase management? [duplicate]

I've taken ESRI database courses, which have been helpful to my work but I also need training in Python as applied to geodatabase management?
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Intro to Geoprocessing Scripting with Python for ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Can you point me to any recommended online resources where i can learn the fundamental basics of geoprocessing scripting and the different modules/python has available for an ArcGIS environment. I ...
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Learning Python? [duplicate]

I am a bit behind the curve here but I am going to teach myself Python, for better or worse, and am looking for any suggestions inre: books, blogs, websites etc. I have little to no experience in ...
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Creating Python Scripts from within ArcGIS? [duplicate]

I used to use SAGA GIS and automated simple tasks by dragging and dropping (or clicking something and copy and paste - don't recall sorry) to create a simple script that I could then run. I've used ...
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Recommended Books on Arcpy/Python and GIS [duplicate]

Does anyone have recommendations on books/workbooks that I can read that goes beyond a beginner's level for Arcpy/Python with GIS? I've written several scripts, some simple, some complex, but I want ...
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Accessing ArcObjects from Python?

I would like to be able to script some things that are not exposed via arcgisscripting or ArcPy. How do I access ArcObjects from Python?
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Learning Python programming with generic GIS goals in mind?

In your opinion, what is the best book/site to learn Python with GIS goals in mind? By "best", I mean: not very long (book) easy to understand (book/site) good practical examples (book/site) For ...
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Seeking Python tools/modules/add-ins for GIS?

With ArcGIS 10, Python has become the de-facto scripting language for ESRI. While leading Open source software like QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS all supports Python. Thus it became important to know/learn ...
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How do I develop my GIS programming skills?

I would like to develop my GIS programming skills, where do I start? People say learn C++ or Python but where can I learn this in a geographic context? Tutorials or anything would be very helpful, as ...
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Iterating feature class output file names using ModelBuilder?

I am trying to iterate a series of feature classes (polygons) in model builder to convert a series of polygons to rasters, however, I am having an issue with the output file names. After inserting ...
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Why [0] is needed in row[0] when using ArcPy (Data Access) cursors?

when running the following 2 sample codes, "[0]" is needed to be added after "row" in order to make code run well. I was confused. can anyone help explain? I know that it might be too easy for most of ...
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Getting started with mapping flow of natural gas using GIS? [closed]

I'd like to get involved with GIS, im a marine engineer and clueless about it and although i've tried to research it, I'm overwhelmed by the amount of programs available & information. I wanted to ...
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How can I rename multiple feature classes (each different name) using Python?

I have a geodatabase including (cnty06,cnty07,cnty08,cnty09...) that I'd like to rename to (c06,c07,c08,c09...). I can use the ModelBuilder (or script from ModelBuilder) to complete this task. Is ...
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Using Google API within Python and applying to ArcMap?

I am currently doing a practical project at university (MSc in GIS). I have to develop a python script and the functionality of this script has been left very open other than we have to use Python ...
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Exporting mxds into pdfs using ArcPy?

I have written a python script to export my mxd into a pdf (not using data driven pages). I am getting the error that my mxd path is incorrect! I have included my script below. Any help would be ...

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