Chapter 4. Building an application

This chapter covers

  • Setting up an ArcGIS Online account
  • Configuring Dojo for the ArcGIS API for JavaScript
  • Styling your map to fit in the browser
  • Building a Dojo class
  • Using Bootstrap with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript
  • Building a Dojo widget

At this point, you’ve seen a few examples that cover the basics of building a web mapping application by using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Some of the samples, like those in chapter 2, were intentionally introductory, to show you how simple it can be to get a web mapping application up and running. In chapter 3, you got more in depth, using parts of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and Dojo to build a custom legend and table of contents widget, and you even took ...

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