Esri recently announced the release of ArcGIS 10.3. Brian Peterson and Robby Deming from Esri provide some insights in what the latest release of ArcGIS brings.
At version 10.3, ArcGIS continues to innovate and push the science of geography and GIS. This release includes a series of new apps and enhancements that helps people discover, make, use, and share maps from any device, anywhere, at any time.
Included with ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS Pro is a brand new app that revolutionizes desktop GIS in the geospatial industry. ArcGIS Pro is 64-bit, multi-threaded desktop app that takes advantage of a new display engine to render and process your data faster than ever before. With ArcGIS Pro, you can design and edit in 2D and 3D, and you can work with multiple displays and layouts, all from the same project. You can also publish finished web maps directly to ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS, making your content immediately available to other users in your organization.
Portal for ArcGIS
At version 10.3, Portal for ArcGIS is now included with ArcGIS for Server Standard and Advanced. With Portal for ArcGIS, you can easily find and use maps and apps built on top of ArcGIS for Server. You can deploy Portal for ArcGIS on-premises and behind your firewall to effectively create, store, and manage geographic tools and information products from a secured, central location.
ArcGIS 10.3 is the web GIS release of ArcGIS. You can use easy-to-configure Web Application Templates to create polished and professional web apps with minimal effort. You can also build your own custom web apps with the new Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS that lets you interactively create and design unique apps without writing a single line of code. Any apps you build with Web AppBuilder can run on any device, anywhere.
More detail about this latest release of ArcGIS can be obtained from Esri’s What’s New page.