This is a small solution I have been looking for a long time. I can now programmatically change the size of a map layout without opening the mxd in ArcMap. Python lets you handle the programs and codes that runs behind the application without altering the map, symbols and labels in it. Continue reading
It’s been a while since ESRI announced ArcGIS Pro, a clean and revamped version of the ArcGIS Desktop. After a long exhaustive wait for a proper 64-bit geoprocessing and mapping environment ESRI has finally introduced something completely modified out of the scratch. This new version has a lot of new and interesting feature – can visualize, edit, and perform analysis in both 2D and 3D, it’s multithreaded and support 64-bit processing, new set of symbols, tools, workflows in a completely new user interface. There is a lot of excitement in everywhere for this new application.
So I decided to download the trial version of ArcGIS Pro 1.1 and have a look. Continue reading
Today getting a good raster processing environment is not so difficult. The computers are cheaper, storage components are bigger and prices are lower than any time before. Internet is full of tutorials and tips for people who want to start building their own remote sensing lab. This post will reintroduce three most common open-source raster and vector processing libraries which anyone can use – GDAL, RSGISLib Python library and Orfeo Toolbox. Continue reading