New book from Esri introduces the latest online GIS capabilities

REDLANDS, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–From magnetic tape to cloud computing, technology has come a long way in the more than 50-year history of geographic information system (GIS) software. Today’s modern GIS is Web GIS. Esri, the world’s leading provider of location intelligence, has published an online guide for geospatial technology users Getting to Know Web GIS, Fifth Edition.

The possibilities of web GIS are constantly expanding, and Get to know Web GIS, fifth edition, describes some of the most innovative and exciting innovations. From publishing data as services and configuring beautiful web and mobile apps to understanding automation, scripting, and real-world applications, this book shows you how to use the latest software and apps to power Esri’s ArcGIS software in to use the cloud.

In the latest edition of Get to know Web GISteaches users to work with the latest versions of ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS StoryMaps, and ArcGIS mobile apps. Readers can also explore ArcGIS Experience Builder; ArcGIS field maps; ArcGIS Instant Apps; ArcGIS image for ArcGIS Online; ArcGIS Mission; and the latest advances in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and geospatial science tools.

Web GIS requires no programming, but users can learn more about it in this book using JavaScript, webhooks, and ArcGIS Arcade. The fifth edition shows how to configure responsive web and mobile apps and widgets, use new data science tools and detect objects using deep learning packages, support field service and data collection using mobile apps, and more.

Get to know Web GIS is available as an e-book (ISBN: 9781589487284, $99.99). This edition is available from most online retailers worldwide. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press’ bookseller, Ingram Publisher Services.

About Esri

Esri, the global leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business outcomes. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri Software is used by more than 350,000 organizations worldwide and at over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies and government agencies , non-profit organizations and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial technology, Esri develops the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at

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