Winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2020

Posted 5 months ago

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The ECCE App Challenge 2020 results are in! It has been nearly three months since the App Challenge started in mid-February. Two weeks ago, we introduced the 17 teams that completed the App Challenge this year, all creating apps to address different aspect of the main theme: Health. Judging of all of the teams’ projects […]

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Meet the Teams of the ECCE App Challenge 2020

Posted 5 months ago

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This year, we held the sixth annual ECCE App Challenge since the competition began in 2015. It has been a long wait for the first teams that started their projects over two months ago, on February 14th. The final team to participate this year completed their work just over two weeks ago, on April 5th. […]

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Education and Research @ Esri UC 2019

Posted 1 year ago

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Earlier this month, we were back in California for the Esri User conference in San Diego with members of our Education and Research group and others from Esri Canada, and about 600 attendees from Canada. Among those were over 40 students and faculty/staff attending from education institutions across Canada. The conference itself hosted over 17,000 […]

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Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2019

Posted 1 year ago

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This year we held the fifth annual ECCE App Challenge, which has proven to be another great success. We had another a record turnout, with 24 teams participating from all 11 ECCE schools across Canada. The teams participating in the challenge this year were all tasked to create an app that addresses issues related to […]

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GIS Day 2018 at Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence

Posted 2 years ago

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This year, on November 14th, GIS professionals, citizens, educators, and students around the world will celebrate the 20th annual GIS Day since it was first initiated in 1999. This coincides, of course, with Geography Awareness Week, or GeoWeek, which takes place this year from November 11th to 17th. GIS Day plays a vital role in […]

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Education and Research, Esri Canada @ the Esri UC, 2018

Posted 2 years ago

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Just over a week ago, many of us from Esri Canada’s Education and Research group were present again at the world’s largest GIS conference in San Diego. The conference this year hosted over 17,900 attendees (including over 600 students), 198 paper sessions, 480 workshops, 237 demos, and 124 special interest groups (this year’s full stats […]

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Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2018

Posted 2 years ago

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The ECCE App Challenge for 2018 has been another great success. This year, we had a total of 21 teams participate from ECCE schools across Canada (a new record for the annual competition). The teams participating in the challenge this year were all asked to create apps that addressed any problem of their choosing using […]

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ECCE App Challenge 2018 has begun

Posted 3 years ago

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This year’s ECCE App Challenge has begun! This is the fourth annual iteration of this event since the challenge was first introduced by the Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence in 2015. We have seen many great apps produced each year by students using ArcGIS technology, and we anticipate to a record number of participating […]

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Custom point clustering for ArcGIS JavaScript API 4.6

Posted 3 years ago

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When working on custom web mapping applications that need to display many point features, there is a natural need for point clustering for both performance and to improve the visualization of the point distribution. We’ve had the ability to do this for quite some time with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript in the 3.x version. […]

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