Introduction to Web Development Using ArcGIS API for JavaScript

Strictly by pre-registration only

What is this course about?

You will learn how to build, test, and deploy a web application using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and an ArcGIS for Developers account. This course focuses on functionality available with ArcGIS to incorporate ready-to-use content and online services that allow end users to query, visualise, analyse, and edit data in 2D and 3D.

This course is designed for GIS professionals and others who want to develop custom web applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. The target audience needs some basic knowledge of web development.

Course details




3 days




Development Course

CPD points

Safety measures for training courses

While courses in our training facility have resumed, we want to assure you that the wellbeing of our trainees and staff remains Esri Indonesia’s highest priority.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, strict safety measures and guidelines as recommended by the Ministry of Health are being adhered to for all training conducted.

All computer equipment and desks are disinfected before class commences and during the lunch break, while seats are placed and marked at least 1-metre apart, in accordance with official Safe Distance Measures. Acrylic partitions have also been installed between each desk.

Masks are mandatory throughout training, and alcohol hand sanitisers and anti-bacterial wet wipes will be available.

Your temperature will be taken before commencement. For your safety, you will be asked to return home and see a doc if your temperature exceeds 37.5deg.

Are there any prerequisites?

What skills will I learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Create apps that incorporate your organisation's web maps, web scenes, and layers
  • Display and render maps in both 2D and 3D
  • Include capabilities for end users to query map layers and perform spatial analysis
  • Develop and test application functionality using version 4 of ArcGIS API for JavaScript

What can I expect?

  • Course topics

    Introduction to ArcGIS API for JavaScript

    • Building a Simple Web App
    • Anatomy of a Simple Web App - JavaScript

    Load a map into a web app

    • Workflow Key
    • Workflow Overview
    • Use a Working Example

    Work with GIS layers

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Layer - Data Type
    • Select an API Layer - Purpose 

    Display maps with MapViews (2D)

    • Workflow Overview
    • MapViews (2D) and ViewPoints
    • SceneViews (3D) and ViewPoints 

    Implement map widgets

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Widget - Purpose 

    Visualise map features using renderers and symbols

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select an API Renderer - Data Type
    • Symbols and Symbol Layers
    • Select an API Symbol - Purpose 

    Perform searches in the map

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select a Search Source 

    Perform queries in the map

    • Workflow Overview
    • Select a Query Type 

    Perform GIS analysis

    • Workflow Overview
    • Identify Geoprocessing Service 

    Perform geometry operations

    • Workflow Overview
    • Geometry Operations

    Apply a pop-up

    • Workflow Overview