Saturday, 9 August 2014

Lessons from 'static to dynamic maps'

Last month related the stumbling blocks in posting too much data on - time animation pushed the limits of stock web service even when limits are set above 250K points - and other services don't offer animation as yet.

My map catalog blog describes here some lessons learned and future steps on posting mega data sets on ArcGIS Online. Here is a quick preview but do get the workflow, context and next steps that lead to this:

click image to enlarge, go to map catalog or to web map

As I used to say in Calgary: it's not the horse, it's the rider. Meaning don't blame the media, just find workarounds and who knows? something new may emerge!

from my Dad's 1978 Calgary Stampede slides here