Rob's Twitter Updates
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
It’s a quick read on how a state agency is using GIS for emergency response and public health awareness applications.
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
If you add firstname.lastname@example.org to your MSN IM contacts list, you can ask it questions, For example:
- What is the size of Mexico?
- When was Leonardo da Vinci born?
- How many calories are there in an orange?
- I want to see the map of Italy.
- When was Abraham Lincoln born?
- Solve 2x^2+7x=5
Online registration for the Developer Summit is live. Make sure you register early to take advantage of the "Early Bird" discount.
March is a great time to visit Palm Springs so start making plans to joins for this special developer focused event.
Monday, November 28, 2005
Join us on Thursday, December 1 at 9am, 11am, or 3pm Pacific Time for an overview of general cartographic concepts as well as how to use basic ArcMap tools to create effective maps.
Free Archived Training Seminar: Introduction to ArcGIS for Developers
Developers looking to spatially enable existing enterprise applications or build custom mapping and GIS applications will enjoy this seminar. Rob Elkins, product manager for ArcGIS developer products, discusses the resources and opportunities available through the ESRI Developer Network.
Friday, November 18, 2005
Thursday, November 17, 2005
A friend outside the GIS industry sent me this article from CNN and said... "Looks like all that mapping stuff you do is valuable". He was joking but at the same time it's good to see the value of GIS being reported by the major news outlets.
Rise and Shout the Cougars are out!
For those that know me out of work, know that I’m a big sports fan. I love late fall because it’s college football rivalry games. This Saturday, I’ll be cheering hard for my BYU Cougars vs. Utah and the South Carolina Gamecocks as they battle Clemson.
Monday, November 07, 2005
Wednesday, November 02, 2005
While here in Stockholm, enjoying some good wireless access, I noticed that the web site for the ESRI Developer Summit is live. The EDN team is heavily involved with this upcoming event and hopefully you will all be able to join us in Palm Springs next March. We are planning the Summit right now and would like your feedback on session subjects. The goal is to make this a true developer level event but also an event for GIS developers from around the world to come together and network.
Nov 3rd - Updated with correct Summit logo
I'm in Stockholm, Sweden this week at the ESRI Nordic Developer Conference put on by ESRI-Sweden with support from Microsoft and IBM. I gave several presentations yesterday about the different developer opportunities with ArcGIS. The conference has 3 tracks (.Net, Java, and IT Business). It's been really good to be here and meet with the developers and share some information on what's possible as a developer with ArcGIS. Representing IBM here at the conference was Dan who before working for IBM helped with the initial release ArcGIS Engine and the Java API. Here's a picture of Dan, Eric and I in Stockholm...