Story Maps at Dev Summit 2016

Esri’s Developer Summit is just around the corner (March 8 to 11) and we’ve been preparing a collections of sessions to help you get the most out of Story Maps. Join us for one of the sessions below.

We’ll also have developers from our team available at our booth during Esri Showcase and Expo. Stop by with questions or ask us for a demo.

Story Maps booth at the Online area of the Expo

Story Maps Sessions

Story Maps: Configuring and Customizing Web Apps

Tuesday, March 8 at 1:00 pm

Esri has created a series of Story Map apps that combine web maps, multimedia content, and engaging user experiences to tell stories about the world. Learn how you can leverage and customize these apps. We will walk you over examples of look and feel customization using CSS and show how you can add new features using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.

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Story Maps: How to Tell Your Story Using Storytelling Apps

Wednesday, March 9 at 2:30 pm

Esri has created a series of Story Map apps that combine web maps, multimedia content, and engaging user experiences. This session will give you an introduction to what makes a great story map and will demonstrate how to create your own story maps with our most popular apps including Story Map Tour, Map Journal and Map Series.

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Other Sessions by Our Team

Native Apps in JavaScript with React Native: Lessons From a Prototype

Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 pm

React Native is a new framework that enables you to build native applications for iOS and Android using JavaScript. Although React Native is a very young technology, the Story Maps team prototyped an application with it. This session will show you how to use native iOS and Android UI components, as well as maps from the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs and the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.

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Accessible Web Mapping Apps: ARIA, WCAG and 508 Compliance

Wednesday, March 9 at 10:30 pm & Thursday, March 10 at 4:00 pm

The words “accessibility” and “508 compliance” are are thrown around frequently these days, but as a developer it can be unclear how this directly pertains to your app. Sorting through all the noise, we will take the opportunity to clarify why accessibility should matter, and how to champion the practice without compromising your app.

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Related Sessions

All our Story Maps apps are web applications developed with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that utilize the ArcGIS API for JavaScript for the mapping component. Having a better understanding of these underlying technologies will allow you to customize our apps with ease and take your story to the next level. Here are some other sessions at Dev Summit to get you started:

ArcGIS API for JavaScript: An Introduction

Tuesday, March 8 at 2:30 pm · More Details

ArcGIS API for JavaScript: Building Apps that Consume Web Maps and Web Scenes

Thursday, March 10 at 11:05 am · More Details

Using and Customizing the ArcGIS API for JavaScript Widgets

Thursday, March 10 at 1:35pm · More Details

Intro to CSS for Geographers

Thursday, March 10 at 2:30 pm · More Details

Don’t Forget the Fun

Our own Rupert Essinger has curated two Story Maps showcasing the best of Palm Springs, CA. Tap on the photos below to explore.

Explore Palm Springs with these Story Maps