Learn How ArcGIS API for Flex from ESRI Can Create Rich Internet Applications

Upcoming Web Seminar Will Show How the API Provides the Technology Needed to Build Fast and Expressive Mapping Applications

Redlands, California—January 22, 2009—Web developers can tune in to an ESRI online seminar this month to find out how to use the new ArcGIS API for Flex to build fast and visually rich Web mapping applications that can be deployed on the Internet or to the desktop.

Building Rich Internet Applications with ArcGIS API for Flex will air Thursday, January 29, 2009, at www.esri.com/lts. The times will be 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. (Pacific standard time).

ArcGIS API for Flex enables developers to create powerful and interactive applications by taking advantage of the geographic information system (GIS) capabilities of ArcGIS Server services, such as powerful mapping, geocoding, and geoprocessing, along with the rich user experience capabilities of the Adobe Flex framework. Seminar attendees will learn the concepts of rich Internet applications (RIAs) and what tools they will need to start building their first Web mapping applications with ArcGIS API for Flex.

The presenter will show a demonstration of how ArcGIS API for Flex is used to build Web mapping applications. Seminar attendees also will learn about

  • The capabilities of the Adobe Flex framework and ArcGIS API for Flex's features and functionality
  • How to use existing Flex components with ArcGIS API for Flex
  • What to consider when authoring and deploying applications in a Web server
  • Other educational resources available about Flex applications and how to obtain the information
This seminar will be of interest to developers of both simple and advanced Web mapping applications. They should be familiar with the basic concepts of ArcGIS Server and Web application development.

A broadband Internet connection and an ESRI Global Account are needed to watch the seminar. Creating a global account is easy and free: visit www.esri.com/lts, click Login, and register your name and address. A few weeks after the live presentation, the seminar will be archived and available for viewing on the ESRI Training and Education Web site.

For more information about this free live training seminar, as well as upcoming classes, visit www.esri.com/training.

About ESRI Educational Services

With more than 190 courses to choose from, ESRI Educational Services is a recognized leader in geographic information system training. Courses cover a variety of topics related to ESRI software, the theory underlying GIS technology, and applying GIS tools to find solutions in particular fields, all while combining hands-on experience, interactivity, and instructional support to create an effective learning environment. Visit www.esri.com/training for more information.

About ESRI

Since 1969, ESRI has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, ESRI software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. ESRI applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. ESRI is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at www.esri.com.


Carla Wheeler
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