This course teaches how to access and work with web maps shared using the free ArcGIS for iOS application. Providing access to GIS-enabled web maps allows iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users to explore data hosted on your server or on ArcGIS Online; discover information in interactive, visually rich maps; and collect and update GIS data in the field—which in turn can streamline your data collection workflows, promote citizen engagement, and help increase the currency of your GIS database.
Note: Course exercises require an iOS device.
Who Should Attend
- GIS analysts, specialists, and others who want to understand the functionality they can provide in web maps intended for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch device users.
- End users of web maps shared using the ArcGIS for iOS application.
Learn How To
- Access web maps shared using the ArcGIS for iOS application.
- Get information about map layers.
- Search for map features and access information about them.
- Measure distances and areas on a web map.
- Collect and edit data in the field using the ArcGIS for iOS application.
- Attach a photo to a map feature.
Course exercises require the use of an iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch).
To complete course exercises, you need the following:
- ArcGIS app (free download from the Apple App Store and iTunes)
- iOS touch device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch) runnning iOS 3.1.2 or higher
To view some of the course content, you need Adobe Flash Player (download for free from http://www.adobe.com)
What is ArcGIS for iOS?
- Features of ArcGIS for iOS
- Data resources
Accessing web maps in ArcGIS
- Find, use, and share web maps
- Access your web map
Using ArcGIS for iOS
- Identify location
- Measure distance and area tools
- Using searches
- Use the tools in ArcGIS for iOS
Collecting data using ArcGIS
- The data collection process
- Edit existing data
- Collect general nuisance data
- Edit your existing general nuisance