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Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook by Eric Pimpler

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Downloading and installing the Python Add-In wizard

Esri provides a tool that you can use to make the development of add-ins easier. The Python Add-In wizard can be downloaded from the Esri website and is a great resource for creating your add-ins.

Getting ready

The Python Add-In Wizard, is a great resource for creating the necessary files for an add-in. It generates the required files for the add-ins from a visual interface. In this recipe, you will download and install the Python Add-In wizard.

How to do it…

Follow these steps to learn how to download and install the Python Add-in wizard:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=5f3aefe77f6b4f61ad3e4c62f30bff3b.

    You should see a web page similar to the following ...

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