Python Scripting for ArcGIS

Python Scripting for ArcGIS

by Paul A. Zandbergen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1589482824

ISBN-13: 9781589482821

Pub. Date: 01/09/2013

Publisher: ESRI Press

Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a guide for experienced users of ArcGIS Desktop to get started with Python scripting without needing previous programming experience. Experience with other scripting or programming languages (Perl, VBA, VB script, Java, C++) is helpful but not required. Readers are expected to have good general ArcGIS skills and a basic understanding

Overview

Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a guide for experienced users of ArcGIS Desktop to get started with Python scripting without needing previous programming experience. Experience with other scripting or programming languages (Perl, VBA, VB script, Java, C++) is helpful but not required. Readers are expected to have good general ArcGIS skills and a basic understanding of geoprocessing procedures. There are 14 chapters with corresponding online data and exercises available on the Esri Press book resource page at esripress.esri.com/bookresources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589482821
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
01/09/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
100,375
Product dimensions:
8.07(w) x 9.87(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Part 1 Learning the fundamentals of Python and geoprocessing
Chapter 1. Introducing Python
Chapter 2. Geoprocessing in ArcGIS
Chapter 3. Using the Python window
Chapter 4. Learning Python language fundamentals

Part 2 Writing scripts
Chapter 5. Geoprocessing using Python
Chapter 6. Exploring spatial data
Chapter 7. Manipulating spatial data
Chapter 8. Working with geometries
Chapter 9. Working with rasters

Part 3  Carrying out specialized tasks
Chapter 10. Map scripting
Chapter 11. Debugging and error handling
Chapter 12. Creating Python functions and classes

Part 4  Creating and using script tools
Chapter 13. Creating custom tools
Chapter 14. Sharing tools

Index

Appendix A  Data source credits
Appendix B  Data license agreement
Appendix C  Installing the data and software

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