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Mastering ArcGIS Enterprise Administration by Chad Cooper

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Replicating content

The ability to create and replicate content within the GIS is a powerful feature of the ArcGIS API for Python. Let's say we have a zoning web map that only shows one zoning code. The zoning department likes this web map and would like to see one just like it for all other zoning codes. That's easy enough to do by hand when there are maybe only a few zoning codes, but what about when there are dozens? We've already looked at the JSON that makes up a web map, so surely there is a way to manipulate this JSON and use it to create a new web map, right? Indeed, there is a way to do just that. Let's look at how we might take the one existing web map and use it as a template to create other web maps just like it, but with different ...

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