Esri Press

Python® Scripting for ArcGIS®

by Paul A. Zandbergen
Paperback and Electronic
Published: 2014
ISBN: 9781589483712
eISBN: 9781589484023,9781589483620

Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a guide to help experienced users of ArcGIS® for Desktop get started with Python® scripting. This book teaches how to write Python code that works with spatial data to automate geoprocessing tasks in ArcGIS. Readers can thus learn the skill set needed to create custom tools. Key topics in this book include Python language fundamentals, automating geoprocessing tasks, exploring and manipulating spatial data, working with geometries and rasters, map scripting, debugging and error handling, creating functions and classes, and creating and sharing script tools. Exercises and corresponding data are available for each chapter.

Resources

Click here to download the exercise chapters that pertain to the chapters in the book.
Click here to download the data files for completing the exercise chapters that accompany the book.
Click here to download a 60-day trial of ArcGIS for Desktop software and extensions.