Developer Resources


Read about applications created by AGRC developers.

Online Base Maps

AGRC's online map services are available for use at no cost, fast, accurate, and beautiful.

Geospatial Widgets

AGRC’s javascript widgets allow developers to quickly add spatial functionality to their website for no cost.

Geospatial Web Services

AGRC’s Web API allow developers to access spatial data from their applications and websites for no cost.

Developer Team Blog

Read about work done by AGRC developers.

From the Developer Blog

  • Make Old Dojo Builds More Beautiful With UglifyJS

    Do you have an old project that uses the Dojo Build System (DBS) that has suddenly refused to build? I’ve come across this issue recently and it can be frust...

  • Best Practices for Building Web AppBuilder Widgets

    Recently, I have been working on a project building custom Web AppBuilder (WAB) widgets for a client. This has been an interesting digression from our typica...

  • Image Service Deprecation

    The AGRC brownout of the mapserv image services on from January 5 through 10, 2019, in preparation for the ArcGIS Server upgrade was very su...

  • ArcGIS Server 10.6 Upgrade

    AGRC is planning to upgrade the mapserv ArcGIS Server system to version 10.6.1 within the next few weeks. For the majority of our users, we do not expect any...

  • The Next AGRC WebAPI

    The current WebAPI has been in production serving the public for multiple years. It handles millions of requests for spatial information every month and is f...

  • Leveraging Git and GitHub to Manage the Lifecycle of Custom ArcGIS Tools

    As GIS developers, we are often expected to provide the same custom tool for multiple versions of ArcGIS Desktop (or ArcGIS Pro). For example, some users are...