Free Online GEO Apps Course

Do you want to learn how to build Geo Apps, but do not have the software development skills to do this?   Well ESRI has created a FREE online course that will teach you how to build apps on their ArcGIS platform


This FREE Course is aimed at:

GIS Professionals:   Increase your skills and value. Build custom apps on the ArcGIS platform.  No coding required.

Developers:  Check out the resources provided for app builders, including APIs, SDKs, and web services

Technophiles:  You know what apps are.  Find out what geo apps can do and how easy they are to build

Open Data Advocates:  Learn how to unleash the value in your data to make communities and organisations smarter


The syllabus for the 4-week course will cover the following modules:

1.   Overview of the Course and Geo Apps

Geo-enabling means more that plotting dots on a map.  This section provides an orientation to the course and thoughts about how geo apps can strengthen communities

2.   Geo Apps for Smarter Communities

This section explains how geo apps can raise community awareness through storytelling, help solve local problems, and enable staff and community members to make the most of their mobile devices.

3.   Put Your Story on the Map

Learn to configure application templates to create geo-enabled apps that tell your community’s story.

4.   Web Apps for Your Community

See how communities use Esri’s Web AppBuilder to create custom geo apps to held field crews and citizens work smarter.

5.   Native Apps for Your Community

Use Esri’s AppStudio to create native geo apps that can be published to community member through the Google Play and Apple app stores.

6.   Building Geo Apps on Open Data

Using skills developed in other sections, build an app that unleashes the value of open access data published by local, state, or federal government agencies.

7.   Custom Coding and GeoDev Community

Tap into powerful APIs and SDKs to geo-enable your applications.  Discover the GeoDev community on GitHub with Hackerlabs and sample code.


REMEMBER to book your place by 17 February!

Friday, 05 February 2016 10:05