A recently released book by Tripp Corbin teaches readers how to use ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s latest iteration of its GIS desktop application. Entitled, “Learning ArcGIS Pro: Create, analyze, maintain, and share 2D and 3D maps with the powerful tools of ArcGIS Pro”, the book covers a range of topics from software installation to performing geospatial analysis over 11 chapters (368 pages). Corbin, is the CEO of eGIS Associates, a consulting company and has over 20 years of experience in the GIS industry.
While the book is aimed towards anybody looking to better understand ArcGIS Pro, experience with the Windows operating system is necessary.
What will the book teach? Topics covered are:
- Install ArcGIS Pro and assign Licenses to users in your organization
- Navigate and use the ArcGIS Pro ribbon interface to create maps and perform analysis
- Create and manage ArcGIS Pro GIS Projects
- Create 2D and 3D maps to visualize and analyze data
- Author map layouts using cartographic tools and best practices to show off the results of your analysis and maps
- Import existing map documents, scenes, and globes into your new ArcGIS Pro projects quickly
- Create standardized workflows using Tasks
- Automate analysis and processes using ModelBuilder and Python
- Python Scripting for ArcGIS
- ArcGIS Explorer vs. ArcGIS Online: A Side by Side Comparison
- Tips for Using the Field Calculator in ArcGIS