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ArcGIS Blueprints by Eric Pimpler

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Populating the feature class

In the previous section, you learned how to create a Python Toolbox and add tools. You created a new toolbox called InsertWildfires and added a tool called USGS Download. However, in that exercise, you didn't complete the geoprocessing operations that connect to an ArcGIS Server map service, query the service for current wildfires, and populate the feature class from the data pulled from the map service query. You'll complete these steps in the following section.

Installing pip and the requests module

This section of the application uses the Python requests module. If you don't already have this module installed on your computer, you will need to do this at this time using pip.

The pip is a package manager that serves ...

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