ArcGIS Dev Tips – Update to ArcGIS Runtime SDKs help Deploy Native Apps to Any Platform

Do you create apps? Recall, ArcGIS Runtime SDKs help you build and deploy native applications to a variety of popular platforms and devices. Add powerful spatial capabilities to your native apps and empower your app users to do all things GIS, even when offline.

An update to ArcGIS Runtime SDKs

Using ArcGIS Runtime SDKs developers can build and deploy amazing webmaps and apps quickly and easily. Some of the things developers are doing:

  • Build native mapping apps for Android devices with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android.
  • Create mapping apps for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS.
  • Build and deploy to Windows, Linux, and macOS platforms with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java.
  • Build Cocoa mapping apps for Macs using ArcGIS Runtime SDK for macOS.
  • Deploy apps to Windows, Android, and iOS with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET.
  • Write once and deploy to Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt.

On Feb. 20, an update to  ArcGIS runtime SDK was released via V 100.2.1. According to Eric Bader, author of the announcement, developers will find a number of enhancements and fixes including:

  • This release supports mobile map packages (mmpk) that contain raster datasets and tile packages.
  • URLs without a ‘GetCapabilities’ query string are supported
  • 3D scenes now support the use of WGS84 based tiled layers as a basemap or layer.
  • You can now set the visibility of WMS sublayers
  • And more!

Note:  To get 100.2.1, go to the ArcGIS for Developers web site

The following table allows developers to select the right API for any project, regardless of platform (Source: Esri)


More About ArcGIS APIs & SDKs

With Esri’s ArcGIS APIs, SDKs, and development tools, you can develop robust location-based applications for just about any modern platform. Esri’s solutions address native and web development targeting mobile (AndroidiOSWindows) and desktop (JavaWindowsLinuxmacOS) platforms and devices. Using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript you can deploy your app on any modern web browser. Solutions can be built without code for non-developers, minimal coding for developers (Web AppBuilderAppStudio), or APIs and SDKs that allow developers to build one codebase and deploy it across multiple platforms (Qt.NETJavaJavaScript). See More 

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See also on Twitter: @ArcGISruntime

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