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ArcGIS Blueprints by Eric Pimpler

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Reading data from the CSV file and writing to the feature class

The following steps will help you to read and write data from CSV file to a write to feature class:

  1. The main work of a tool is done inside the execute() method. This is where the geoprocessing of the tool takes place. The execute() method, as shown in the following code, can accept a number of arguments, including the tools self, parameters, and messages:
    def execute(self, parameters, messages):
          """The source code of the tool."""
          return
  2. To access the parameter values that are passed into the tool, you can use the valueAsText() method. Add the following code to access the parameter values that will be passed into your tool. Remember from a previous step that the first parameter will contain ...

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