Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video What is a REST GIS service?, part of GIS on the Web.
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…Now let's add some more data.…Let's click on Map and now let's choose to Add data, but…in this case we'll choose Add Layer from Web.…When we choose this option, we can add data from a variety of places…including the ArcGIS server, other kinds of web services, even some K and…L layers, or CSV files, common to limited files.…For this example, let's focus on the ArcGIS server.…When we choose this option,…I want you to pay attention here to the format of the URL.…
Notice that the format starts with http://, and…then it has a My Server Name/arcgis/rest/services, and…at the end it has a My Service Name.…My server name and my service name are the two components that we…would change in this URL to access data from an ArcGIS server.…For example, if we were to access the GIS data…that's currently served from my university GIS server.…
Then we would change my server name to reference to my location of my server on…the university campus, and then my service name at the end…to access some service that's currently being served by that ArcGIS server.…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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