Chapter 6. Working with Real-Time Data
Data that are updated constantly presents us with a significant challenge in retrieving and rendering them. In this chapter, we will deal with two basic methods to work with real-time data by developing an application that is meant to track hurricanes. You will learn about the following topics in this chapter:
- Understand about the nature of real-time data such as hurricane data
- Use the in-built options given by ArcGIS to visualize the data
- Methods to get the latest data
- Methods to set the refresh interval for a layer
Background about the application
We are going to deal with hurricane data provided by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The NHC provides a map service that describes the path and forecast of tropical ...