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Learning ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET by Ron Vincent

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Chapter 1. Introduction to ArcGIS Runtime

In this chapter, you will be introduced to ArcGIS Runtime. ArcGIS Runtime is a powerful mapping Software Developer Kit (SDK) that allows you to create native apps on many platforms, such as Windows, iOS, and Android, using a variety of languages, such as .NET, Java SE, Objective-C, and C++ with Qt. The purpose of the chapter is to take you on a tour of ArcGIS Runtime and show you how to build an app using the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET.

In summary, the following topics will be discussed:

  • Providing high-level examples of the use of ArcGIS Runtime
  • Language choices
  • A little history of the development tools of Esri (www.esri.com)
  • Native apps across the broader market
  • Types of mapping apps
  • The architecture of ArcGIS ...

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