Are you wanting to create a webmap and not sure where to start? Here’s some inspiration for you! With many thousands of map authors, developers, mashup artists, and organizations around the World creating great maps and apps every day there’s always something cool to be found for just about anyone. We like share some of the cool things we’ve discovered in AGO recently right here on our blog so that we can easily look back and access all of our faves. The following are 5 cool and useful maps we’ve explored this week.
Locate an open gas station in Mexico – complete directions, description and prices are listed in the awesome webmap (Spanish language)
This public information map has been created to help visitors to Washington DC navigate traffic and other obstacles that could make getting around a little tricky during the Presidential inauguration events.
A fine Tax Parcel web service for the City of Brainerd, MN in this Tax Parcel Map service by ProWest.
Developed by Jeremiah Lindeman of Esri, People can upload photos and stories about their loved ones who died from opioid addiction. Sadly, this map is growing at an alarming rate
Recently published in Forbes, this article uses a map to share data about the best countries for business in 2017. Forbes rated 139 countries on 11 different factors to determine the Best Countries for Business.
Bonus Tip: Lesson – Get started with Scene Viewer
Now, you’ll share your scene with the public. To improve the scene’s presentation and make your message clear, you’ll create a web app using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS, which allows you to add widgets for navigation and additional information. Before you create the app, you’ll add a few finishing touches to the scene.
Hopefully some of the maps have inspired you to create and share a map or webmap using ArcGIS Online. If you create something cool or discover an awesome map or webmap please do tell us about it. you can always tweet us @geojobegis. Remember, to work better with your organization in ArcGIS Online be sure to use our free Admin Tools, available in the “Popular” section of the marketplace.
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